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Oscar®-Nominated for Best Documentary Feature, Restrepo to Have Encore Broadcast on Nat Geo Channel

HollywoodNews.com: Following this morning’s announcement by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences that Restrepo is nominated for Best Documentary feature, National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today an encore broadcast of the film on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film will air in its entirety,[...]

2010 Sundance Film Festival Winners

2010 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners: Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic: Winter’s Bone, directed by Debra Granik Grand Jury Prize, Documentary: Restrepo, directed by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington World Cinema Jury Prize, Dramatic: Animal Kingdom, written and directed by David Michôd. World Cinema Jury Prize, Documentary: The Red Chapel (Det[...]

Reflections on Sundance Film Festival, 2010

By ROBERT W. WELKOS PARK CITY, Utah–Reflections on Sundance, 2010 Hottest stars in attendance: Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. A media frenzy ensued during their red carpet arrival for “The Runaways” at Eccles Theater. Media members stood six deep, cameras flashing and TV interviewers gushing as publicists escorted their young[...]

“Restrepo” takes audiences by the hand

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS PARK CITY, Utah–We see him in flashbacks: laughing, hugging and goofing with his Army buddies as they deploy for war in Afghanistan. His name is Juan “Doc” Restrepo, medic for Battle Company, Second Platoon of the 173rd Airborne Brigade. His The death, in action, of Restrepo[...]