Watching and Reading: Week of December 28, 2007

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WATCHING
Still from Current movie, Current TV: Rebuilding Hope
An excerpt from a new documentary about South Sudan.

Still from Steep movieSteep
The story of big mountain skiing.

READING
Nancy Buirski Departs from Full Frame
After 10 years as the creative leader of Durham, North Carolina’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Nancy Buirski is stepping down. (from Still in Motion)

Liberals, Conservatives United in Hate For MPAA
Nice round-up of blogger reactions to the Taxi to the Dark Side poster controversy. (from Spoutblog)

Where ‘California’ Bubbled Up
Pumping Iron director Jerome Gary plans on documenting 60s East-meets-West mecca Esalen. (from the Economist)

The Year in Indie Films, 2007
Monk documentaries are “hot, hot, hot.” (from Salon)

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