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  1. 'History of the Eagles' Producer Alex Gibney Pens Glenn Frey Tribute: "He Was Brash and Blunt. I Liked That"

    12:55 pm 1/19/2016

    Gibney recalls how the Eagles co-founder and L.A. music legend, who died Jan. 18 at age 67, came up with the perfect line when helping Jackson Browne write lyrics to 'Take It Easy.'Read more

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  2. What Led Alex Gibney and Lawrence Wright to Confront Scientology With 'Going Clear'

    1:29 pm 12/3/2015

    The Oscar-winning director and New Yorker writer, author of 'Going Clear,' sat down with THR's Janice Min to talk about their fascination with the church, the dangerous genius of L. Ron Hubbard and the time Scientology cured a case of hemorrhoids.Read more

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  3. Oscars: Feature Documentary Shortlist Revealed

    2:06 pm 12/1/2015

    Fifteen docs will now compete for the five nominations in the category.Read more

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  4. Hollywood's Most Dangerous Documentarians on Death Threats, Scientology and "Staging" Reality

    9:00 am 11/12/2015

    "One thing I've learned is that the person who wants to hurt you does not send you a note in advance," says Michael Moore, as he gathers with five other outspoken top directors — Alex Gibney, Amy Berg, Kirby Dick, Liz Garbus and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi — for THR's Documentary Roundtable. Read more

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  5. 'Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief' Documentarian Alex Gibney - Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    8:50 am 11/12/2015

    "You think anybody who would be involved in that has got to be a wing-nut. I met all these people who had left and they were so smart, perceptive, empathetic."Read more

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  6. Alex Gibney: "All of Us Can Be Captured by a Kind of 'Prison of Belief'"

    10:07 am 11/10/2015

    "You think anybody who would be involved in that has got to be a wing nut," says Gibney of Scientology. "I met all these people who had left and they were so smart, perceptive, empathetic."Read more

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  7. Alex Gibney's 'Taxi to the Dark Side' Returns to Public View (Exclusive)

    8:44 am 10/26/2015

    The Oscar-winning documentary, which has been tied up in the ThinkFilm bankruptcy, is now available for streaming at the SundanceNow Doc Club.Read more

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  8. Janis Joplin Doc 'Little Girl Blue' Acquired by FilmRise

    8:20 am 10/7/2015

    Amy Berg directed film, which was produced by Alex Gibney.Read more

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  9. Scientology Ramps Up 'Going Clear' Smear Campaign, Contacts Academy Members

    6:00 am 10/7/2015

    Oscar voters tell THR they have been targeted by the church as screenings prompt fights and police probe the mysterious apparent suicide of Jim Carrey's girlfriend.Read more

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  10. TIFF: Dogwoof Nabs Janis Joplin, Alfred Hitchcock Docs for U.K.

    3:25 am 9/10/2015

    'Janis: Little Girl Blue' and 'Hitchcock/Truffaut' will both screen in Toronto.Read more

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