Stories We Tell

Melanie Joly and Claude Joli-Coeur

NFB inks deals with China’s CCTV, Bilibili

More than 70 NFB titles were acquired, including Stories We Tell and Hadwin’s Judgement.

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Stories We Tell wins at WGAs

Sarah Polley’s first feature-length documentary is awarded the doc screenplay prize by the Writers Guild of America.


Stories We Tell nominated for DGA doc prize

The Sarah Polley-directed film will vie for the Directors Guild of America’s documentary award.

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National Board of Review lauds acclaimed Polley doc

America’s National Board of Review (NBR) has named Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell (pictured) as the best documentary of 2013.

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NYFCC hails Stories We Tell as Best Documentary

The New York Film Critics Circle has chosen Stories We Tell, from Canadian director Sarah Polley (pictured), as its best documentary of the year.

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Stories We Tell shortlisted for Oscar nomination

The Sarah Polley-helmed feature is one step closer to securing an Academy Award nomination in the Documentary Features category.


Sarah Polley’s Stories earns IDA nod

The film, an investigation into Polley’s complicated family history, bowed at Venice in 2012, marking the beginning of a successful festival circuit run and favourable reviews internationally.


Karlovy Vary: Canadian filmmaking wave stirs sleepy Bohemian spa town

Talk among Canadian directors and producers attending a Canada Day dinner Monday night turned to a logjam of Canadian titles vying for plum slots at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.


Finissant(e)s, The Manor booked into Karlovy Vary

(UPDATED) The films from Rafael Ouellet and Shawney Cohen, respectively, will screen in competition at the Czech Republic festival (The Manor pictured).

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NFB announces retirement of Silva Basmajian

Basmajian has edited, produced or executive produced more than 80 films during her three decades with the board.


Weekly roundup: Festival news, nominations and TV premieres

Among other news this week, Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell (pictured) got into New York’s New Directors/New Films Festival, GLAAD handed nominations to Degrassi and The L.A. Complex and Hot Docs launches a new Doc Ignite campaign.

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Sarah Polley on the evolution of her Stories

The Canadian director (pictured), whose Stories We Tell scooped the Toronto Film Critics Association’s best Canadian film award Tuesday, discusses the challenge of making her doc debut.