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Everything You Wanted to Know About This Year’s Los Angeles Film Festival

Everything You Wanted to Know About This Year's Los Angeles Film Festival

The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival came to a close over the weekend with the world premiere of the Guillermo Del Toro-produced horror remake “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.” indieWIRE was on the scene during the 10-day event to review the high profile entries and report on the biggest happenings.

Below catch up on all you need to know about this year’s edition:

Winners

“Familiar Ground” & “Wish Me Away” Win Los Angeles Film Festival

Reviews

LAFF REVIEW | “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” Remakes the Original, Minus Most of the Frights

LAFF REVIEW | Brilliant Doc “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth” Tells the Sorry Saga of Public Housing

LAFF REVIEW | “Leave It On the Floor” Revisits Ballroom Scene With Flaws, But Plenty of Life

LAFF REVIEW | Amber Sealey and Kent Osborne Make a Provocative Marital Drama in “How to Cheat”

News

“Green Lantern,” “Drive,” Franco, Taymor and Del Toro All On Tap For Los Angeles Film Fest

Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” To Open Los Angeles Film Festival

19 Films Set for Los Angeles Film Festival Competitions; Premieres & More

Interviews

L.A. Film Fest FUTURES | “How to Cheat” Director Amber Sealey on Ditching the Script

LAFF INTERVIEW | “Natural Selection” Star Rachael Harris: “I really am a people pleaser.”

Meet 13 LA Film Festival Filmmakers In Their Own Words

Features

Despite the Proximity to Hollywood, LA Film Fest 2011 Puts Filmmakers Ahead of Its Stars

Julie Taymor, Alison Anders, Richard Kelly and More at Los Angeles Film Festival Panels

Toolkit | Graham Taylor Keynote at LAFF: “What’s not boring is making shit happen.”

The Kids Are All Right: The Basics Still Inspire Aspiring Filmmakers

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