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Daily iW Clicks: Richard Peña, "Martha Marcy May Marlene," and More!

Today on indieWIRE, Eric Kohn reviewed the Sundance hit “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” we spoke with soon-to-be-departing NYFF chairman Richard Peña, and more!

REVIEW | Post-Cult Trauma Explored in Haunting “Martha Marcy May Marlene”
Appearing fragile and terrified from her first scene until her last, Elizabeth Olsen brings an alarming quality to writer-director Sean Durkin’s quietly unsettling “Martha Marcy May Marlene.”

Wim Wenders’ “Pina” Among Nominees for European Film Awards’ Best Documentary
The 24th European Film Academy has announced the three documentary nominees for this year’s European Film Awards. The ceremony will take place December 3 in Berlin.

MOMA Film Series Will Pay Tribute to the Asian Auteurs of Fortissimo Films
In celebration of Fortissimo Films’ 20th anniversary, MOMA will host the film series “In Focus: Fortissimo Films” November 10-21. The series will showcase 11 of of the notable Asian films the company has supported or developed.

Magnolia to Drive Michael Cuesta’s “Roadie” to U.S.
U.S. rights to Michael Cuesta’s “Roadie” have been picked up by Magnolia Pictures, the company said Tuesday.

AFI FEST 2011 Announces Centerpiece Galas and Special Screenings
The American Film Institute today announced its Centerpiece Galas and Special Screenings for the 25th edition of AFI FEST 2011.

34th Mill Valley Film Festival Wraps Up
Mill Valley may sit just north of San Francisco in Marin County, but its annual film festival proves once again that it’s not too far from Hollywood.

Video: Matthew Broderick Interviewed by Alec Baldwin at Hamptons Film Festival
Over the weekend, actor Matthew Broderick took the spotlight for an hour-long onstage interview moderated by Alec Baldwin at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Now What? NYFF Chairman Richard Peña Looks Forward and Back as He Enters His Final Year
On Monday, less than 24 hours after the conclusion of the 49th edition of the New York Film Festival, Richard Peña sat in the conference room at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and considered his past and his future.

iW’s Online Video of the Day: Matt Damon, Sean Penn, Ben Stiller and Others “Brainstorm” For Clinton
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Clinton Foundation, a who’s who of Hollywood Democrats poked them at themselves in a hilarious new Funny or Die video.

iW’s Project of the Day: Former Game Designer Makes “Curse of the Phantom Shadow”
Here’s your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

Charlie Bucket and Veruca Salt! The “Willy Wonka” Stars Talk for the Film’s 40th Anniversary
This year marks the 40th anniversary of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” possibly the finest children’s film of the 20th century.

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