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    International filmmaking community calls for immediate release of Myanmar filmmaker Ma Aient

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    Ex Oriente Film brings first 2021 session to Sunny Side of the Doc

    The first session of The Institute of Documentary Film's Ex Oriente Film 2021 workshop will take place at Sunny Side of the Doc online...

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    The 61st edition of the Krakow Film Festival has announced its juries. Each jury is made up of filmmakers from around the world, representatives...

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