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iW ROUND UP | Tuesday, September 30th

iW ROUND UP | Tuesday, September 30th

indieWIRE’s snapshot of news and views from around the web on Tuesday.

‘Radical Chic’
Uli Edel’s “The Baader-Meinhof Complex,” the German Oscar submission that debuted on Friday in LA, is the latest film, “interested in the historical reenactment of protest and revolutionary action.” [Big Picture]

Screener Season
You know it’s award season when the first screener hits voters. This year the honor goes to Sony Pictures Classics’ “Frozen River.” [VAR]

DOX OFFICE | High “Combination” At IFC Center
Matt Wolf’s “Wild Combination” tops weekend per screen in IFC Center debut. [Docsider]

FIRST PERSON | Ted Hope
The recent speech in LA: “How The New Truly Free Filmmaking Community Will Rise From Indie’s Ashes” [iW]

Weinstein v. Nikki Finke
In the New York Post, Harvey Weinstein claims Nikki Finke is lying about his actions to get “The Reader” released in ’08 and challenges that if she can prove it, he’ll give $1 million to charity. Finke delivers. [DHD]

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