UPDATE: GRACE IS GONE, a touching story of a family’s survival after the loss of the mother in Iraq, made its theatrical debut on December 7, 2007, went on after Sundance to win the Critics Award at the Deauville Film Festival.
These films represent a broad section of new documentaries by American independent filmmakers. From examinations of the American political system and the country’s use of natural resources to explorations of cultural development and intimate portraits of legendary artists, these films represent a thematic and artistic variety. This year’s 16 films were selected from a record 953 submissions. Each film is a world premiere.
The films screening in Documentary Competition are…