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Documentary Filmmaker Has Equipment Stolen During Shoot In Detroit

This award-winning filmmaker who grew up in Detroit says his story will have a happy ending, even though all his camera and audio equipment was stolen from his car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

Director Malik Bendjelloul arrives at TheWrap 4th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on February 20, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for TheWrap)

‘Searching For Sugar Man’ Director Dies At 36

Malik Bendjelloul, the acclaimed Swedish film director behind the Oscar-winning music documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2014

Film Shows Detroit In Its Best Light – Past And Present

The film is the brainchild of former accountant Anthony Broughton, a proud graduate of Cass Tech High School.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2014

Stranger

Ambitious Local Filmmakers Release Film Made Entirely On $700 Budget

Imagine this: a horror movie, shot in 45 days, here in Metro Detroit, by the hands of local talented filmmakers…all on a budget of $700. Sounds pretty crazy, right? The film titled “Stranger” was put together by a small group of ambitious, local filmmakers with a love for filmmaking. They combined their passion with a very small budget and transformed it into a film that showcases the talent that Metro Detroit possesses.

CBS 62–10/28/2013

Judith Burdick - (Credit/"Transforming Loss")

Judith Burdick: Difference Maker In The Community

Can a crushing grief be the catalyst to change a life for the better?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Orson Welles.

UM Special Collections Adds To Orson Welles Archive

The most extensive international collection of archives on filmmaker, actor, director and writer Orson Welles is now available to the public and researchers at the Special Collections Library of the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2012

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