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The Nine Best And Broadest Mockumentaries

Mocumentary Filmmaking

A mockumentary, uses the documentary style to document fictional events. It’s style naturally accounts to a relatively low budget, which allows filmmakers to produce niche films fairly uninterrupted by the major studios. Below is a list of some of the best films to adopt this mock-documentary style, varying greatly in their content. Although these films are not necessarily box-office hits, many mockumentaries go on to become celebrated cult masterpieces.

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Welcome! It’s The 24th Edition Of The Raindance Film Festival.

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It’s that time of year again, where we have the chance to be mesmerised by what I believe to be the best in independent cinema. The Raindance mission is to discover new talent from wherever it comes – and it does arrive from the most unexpected quarters. This year, we received a record-breaking number of […]

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5 Reasons Why Ken Loach Is The Quintessential Indie Filmmaker

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Ken Loach has been making films for six decades. That alone is an achievement that puts him in a very singular category alongside Woody Allen, Steven Spielberg, Agnès Varda, Francis Ford Coppola and few others. This fact is even more staggering when you think that cinema as an art form is only a little over […]

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How To Make A Film In A Roma Settlement – 15 Lessons I Learned

How I filmed in a Roma Settlement

Shooting in places where people are poor is always a tightrope walk. For my documentary Angry Buddha I regularly visited a Roma settlement in the Hungarian village of Sajókaza during three years. It was one of the toughest and most rewarding experiences of my life. Here are 15 lessons I learned. Have time. People will […]

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