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BURNS’S CENTRAL PARK FIVE EXPANDING INTO VOD

December 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Ken Burns’s The Central Park Five, which received the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Documentary award this week, is being released on video-on-demand Friday, two weeks after its theatrical opening, even as IFC expands its platform release. The film is due to open in Chicago on Friday, where Roger Ebert of the Sun-Times and […]

NYC WANTS KEN BURNS’S OUTTAKES; BURNS VOWS TO FIGHT

October 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Famed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has vowed to fight a subpoena issued on Tuesday by New York City ordering his Florentine Films company to turn over outtakes from his The Central Park Five, about the five men who were convicted of raping a jogger in Central Park in 1989 but who were exonerated after serving […]

KEN BURNS FILM STUNS CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

May 25, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Arguably the most powerful film presented at this year’s Cannes Film Festival was screened with virtually no promotion and out of competition Thursday night. The film, The Central Park Five, by Ken Burns, America’s leading documentary filmmaker (The Civil War, Baseball, The War) and his daughter Sara and son-in-law David McMahon, tells the story of […]