Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Stanley Nelson's "Freedom Riders" in DocuWeeks, July 30-Aug 19

Director Stanley Nelson's Freedom Riders is among the films (full length and short) to be shown during the International Documentary Association's 14th annual DocuWeeks(TM) -- in New York July 30-August 5, 2010 and in Los Angeles August 6-12, 2010. Click here for details and a schedule. (More information on the film can be found at the filmmaker's website.)

One of the filmmakers featured in Archival Storytelling, Stanley Nelson's films include Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple and The Murder of Emmett Till. To learn more about Freedom Riders, read the interview with him at Documentary.org. (And if you're not already a member of the International Documentary Association, please consider joining!

Monday, July 26, 2010

Doc Filmmakers Granted Greater Fair Use Access to "Locked" DVD Content

"The Library of Congress added five new exemptions to its Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Monday," as reported online by PC World.

For additional information on what this means to documentarians, see director Pat Aufderheide's blog posting at the American University Center for Social Media site.