Chinese papers are building up anticipation for the inaugural Beijing IDOCS International Documentary Forum, opening this weekend at the Beijing Film Academy. At the unprecedented event, which China's Global Times called "a week of pure delight" for documentary buffs, acclaimed director Steve James will present the Chinese premieres of the classic Kartemquin documentaries Hoop Dreams and Stevie as an unmissable double-bill on Sunday December 13th. Steve James will also present a masterclass on the production of Stevie on December 14th and participate in a number of panels.
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