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AFI Docs 2014 Round-Up

This past weekend, I had the unique pleasure of attending AFI Docs, the premiere documentary film festival in Washington, DC. For those of you who follow the site regularly, you know that here at UTG we are avid lovers of the documentary, and we do everything we can as writers to help promote this genre […]

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Watch The First Four Minutes Of The New Elliott Smith Documentary, ‘Heaven Adores You’

Prepare to feel all the feels. The organizers behind AFI Docs Fest have released the first four minutes to the upcoming Elliott Smith documentary, Heaven Adores You. The film, which director Nickolas Rossi spent some three years piecing together, has been making its way around the U.S. film festival circuit; the next stop comes June […]

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AFI DOCS: Festival Recap

Here at UTG we had the opportunity to attend AFI Docs, one of the premiere documentary film festivals in the country. While we could not see every single film, we had the opportunity to catch a lot of really fantastic stories that talked of social change and gave insight into topics that we may not normally get […]

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AFI REVIEW: Blackfish

Film: Blackfish Directed by: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Studio: Magnolia Pictures Before the lineup of films was released to the public, Blackfish was one of the films I really hoped was going to be at AFI Docs this year. I had heard through the wire that Blackfish, a story about Sea World’s mistreatment of their beloved whales, was one […]

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AFI REVIEW: Herblock: The Black & The White

Film: Herblock: The Black & The White Director: Michael Stevens Writers: Sara Lukinson, Michael Stevens Studio: Stevens Company Last Night I had the distinct pleasure of attending a gala screening of Herblock: The Black & The White at the Newseum in Washington, DC. This was the first film of AFI Docs for me, and I was waiting with a whole […]

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UTG at AFI: 10 Films You Need to See at AFI Docs Film Festival

AFI Docs, the East Coast’s premiere documentary film festival starts tomorrow in Washington, DC, and here at UTG we’re excited to cover it and give you the scoop on what will be some of the best documentaries that 2013 has to offer. With a few world premieres and exclusive screenings, we’ve collected a list of […]

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AFI DOCS Announces Lineup for this Year’s Documentary Film Festival

AFI DOCS (formerly known as AFI Silver Docs), released their schedule for this year’s film festival, and the list is filled with what we’re sure will be an amazing lineup of documentary films. Stationed in Washington, DC, AFI DOCS is the premiere documentary film festival on the East Coast, and is also considered one of the […]