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The Incredible Story of Shirkers Director Sandi Tan

Six years ago today, Shirkers shook up the film world when it was released on Netflix. A daring documentary about the making and losing of an earlier documentary, this truly unique film was created by an eighteen-year-old, and then a later forty-six-year-old, Sandi Tan.  If you’re confused, read on to hear an incredible story. read more.


Oscar shortlist features female documentarians

Eight of the 15 films advancing in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards are directed by women. Oscar voting ended January 14 and official nominees are announced January 22.