One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards.
They Call Us Monsters
NAME OF FILM: THEY CALL US MONSTERS
DIRECTOR(S): Ben Lear
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Behind the walls of The Compound, L.A.’s most violent juvenile offenders await their trials. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults. To their victims, they’re monsters. Who are they to you?
33 Independent Documentary Films Selected for 2015 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Support
Thirty-three independent documentary films have been selected for 2015 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program support. The Sundance Documentary Fund moved to a limited rolling open call in 2015, encouraging filmmakers to submit applications only when they feel their film is ready to share. Rahdi Taylor, Film Fund Director, said, “This past year was one of experimentation and change. We eliminated deadlines, embraced risk taking in form, filmmaker and subject matter, but we stayed true to […]