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    'Cove' director not giving up on showing Oscar winner in Japan

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Apr 22, 2010

    Louie Psihoyos will give away 100 DVDs of the doc to U.S. military base
  • The Cove - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Dec 8, 2009

    In the 1960s, Richard O'Barry enjoyed a lucrative career as a specialized animal trainer; he captured the five dolphins that were used in the popular television series Flipper, and taught them the tricks and special commands they used on the show. Four decades later, O'Barry has renounced his former life as a trainer and become an animal rights activist, speaking out against the hunting of aquatic mammals and keeping them in captivity. O'Barry is not welcome in Taiji, a town along the Japanese coast where hunting dolphins is a major part of the local economy, but he and a group of activist filmmakers made their way into the city as well as the carefully guarded harbor in hopes of documenting the abuse of dolphins by fisherman and the poisoning of the waters that has taken a toll on the marine ecology. O'Barry and his colleagues captured some beautiful underwater footage as well as shocking images of how the town's fisherman have sullied the dolphins and their habitat, and director Louie Psihoyos has used this material as the basis for the documentary The Cove, which received its world premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
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    Sundance 2015 US Documentary Competition welcomes back 'Stardom,' 'Cove' Oscar winners

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014

    Bobcat Godthwait will be making his documentary directing debut
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    Kathryn Bigelow defeats James Cameron and 'Avatar' to win Director's Guild Award

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Jan 31, 2010

    'The Hurt Locker' has now won both PGA and DGA awards
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    Michael Moore's 'Capitalism' doesn't make the Academy's short list of Best Documentary finalists

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Nov 18, 2009

    AMPAS also overlooks indie hit 'The September Issue,' 'Tyson,' 'We Live in Public' and 'Good Hair'
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    2010 Oscar Preview: Foreign Film may feature a 'Secret' upset

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Mar 3, 2010

    Plus: Animated Film and Documentary predictions
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    10 things I learned at the 15th Annual Critics Choice Awards

    Type: Post | Date: Saturday, Jan 16, 2010

    Does the industry really need this event?