Press Release: 2 Nov 2010 First announcement for Documentary Edge Festival 2011

After an increase in festival goers this past year and trustees attending prestigious documentary summits across the world, the first wave of film announcements for the Documentary Edge Festival 2011 is here.

Taking place in both the metropolis that is Auckland (17th February 6th March) and the nation’s capital (10th 27th March) this year the festival showcases a bumper selection of films.

2011’s Documentary Edge will also see the continuation of the popular Documentary Edge Forum including DOC Pitch (Pitching Forum), and Doc Lab’s sophomore year to further future proof the documentary industry. The industry events will run in February at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). 2011 will also mark the arrival of the eagerly-awaited Documentary Edge Campus, providing the public with a new resource centre/library for documentary films and materials.

The first of this year’s titles include:

Five more films accompany these first announcements, including Most Valuable Players (USA), Budrus (Israel/USA), Jane’s Journey (Germany), Darwin (Switzerland) and Donated To Science (NZ).

For full synopsises of the mentioned films and media inquires, contact
Michelle Lafferty at Elephant Publicity
Phone: +64 9 368 4180
Email: elephantpublicity@paradise.net.nz

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