On location in Indiana today, so no in depth Monday Brief this week.
Meantime, check out indieWIRE's recap of this weekend at the box office. CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY crosses the $10M mark (it's now estimated at $11.6M), making 2009 the first year ever to have 3 nonfictions grossing more than $10M.
Peter Knegt makes some Gotham predictions (nominations announced this afternoon).
Cinema Eye announced 98 eligible nonfiction features for this year's awards.
IDFA announces its 2009 lineup.
COOKING HISTORY, RACING DREAMS and SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION take prizes at the Chicago Film Festival, Roger Ebert reports.
Steve Pond at The Wrap looks at this year's Oscar Shorts shortlist and ponders HBO's dominance of the category.
Amanda Hirsch surveys the cost of documentary film websites.
And finally, the directors of the new anti-Climate Change doc NOT EVIL, JUST WRONG recap their recent confrontation of Al Gore at an environment event in Madison, Wisconsin over claims that INCONVENIENT TRUTH contained factual errors.