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Behind the Oscar Docs: Meet This Year's Academy Award Nominated Filmmakers

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 11:49 AM

Every year, the Brian Lehrer Show interviews the filmmakers behind the Oscar-nominated full-length documentaries. We've compiled all five of them in one podcast for listening and download above. Here's a guide if you want to skip ahead: 1) Cutie and the Boxer 2) The Square (starts at 19:20) 3) 20 Feet from Stardom (starts at 49:50) 4) Dirty Wars (starts at 1:07:15) 5) The Act of Killing (starts at 1:31:30)

And below, stream each individual interview, alongside the film's trailer.

Cutie and the Boxer

 

The Square

 

Dirty Wars

 

The Act of Killing

 

20 Feet from Stardom

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Mark pope from San Francisco

Neville has a bigger ego than McConaughey. I am quite sure you are NOT the first person to ever think about backup singers. You are not even the first doc filmmaker to make a film about the subject in general. Well over 20 years ago a doc film called In The Shadow of the Stars won an Oscar for best doc. It was about opera singers but essentially the same topic, just different music genre. Was it your uncredited inspiration for the idea?

Mar. 03 2014 05:47 PM

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