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“I Realized It Was Now or Never”: Oscar-Nominated Documentary Directors on Their Filmmaking Challenges in THR’s ‘A Seat at the Table’

The directors of all five Oscar-nominated documentaries gathered recently for The Hollywood Reporter’s A Seat at the Table, powered by Vision Media, a lively conversation about how they got…

‘Attica’ Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Developing Documentary on Sun Ra (Exclusive)

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson, whose Attica is currently shortlisted for best documentary feature at the Academy Awards, has already identified his next project. Nelson’s Firelight Films is developing…

‘Attica’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Relying heavily on the experiences and recollections of those who were there, Stanley Nelson's documentary tells the story of the famous prison rebellion on its 50th anniversary.