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    Oh, Canada: Toronto Fest Announces Homegrown Films; Industry Programmes

    The Toronto International Film Festival had its annual Canadian-themed press conference this afternoon, announcing 23 Canadian features and 40 Canadian shorts. At the Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto, filmmakers, festival employees and wide array of TIFF-supporters gathered to celebrate the...

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    Lincoln Center's Latinbeat Film Festival Hosts 5 World Premieres

    The Film Society of Lincoln's Center's upcoming 13th Latinbeat Film Festival will play host to sixteen films from eight different countries this year. Out of the selection, five will be making their U.S. premieres, including the festival's opener "Thursday Widows," from director Marcelo Piñeyro. Piñ...

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    Locarno Interview | Kitao Sakurai on Debut Feature "Aardvark"

    Those who attended indieWIRE and SnagFilms' birthday on July 15 were lucky enough to view an advance screening of Kitao Sakurai's first feature "Aardvark." The film will have its official world premiere at the 63rd Locarno Film Festival that's currently underway, as part of the Filmmakers of the Pre...

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    FUTURES | "The Sicilian Girl" Director Marco Amenta

    When he was a photojournalist, Marco Amenta once surreptitiously took photos of two young Mafiosi who were in hiding. When they heard he was snooping around, they called him and asked to meet at a pizzeria in Corleone, Sicily. "What do you do?" asked Amenta, recalling the story with some reticence. ...

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    In Her Own Words: Ruba Nadda Discusses an Exclusive Clip from “Cairo Time”

    Ruba Nadda's TIFF ‘09 film “Cairo Time” starts its U.S. theatrical run this Friday, August 6. Nadda provided indieWIRE with an exclusive clip and commentary from her feature that played at this year’s Tribeca, and stars Patricia Clarkson and Alexander Siddig.

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    Small Screen | "A Prophet," "Sweetgrass," "Ghost Writer," and "Kick Ass" Lead Home Releases

    This week's DVD/Blu-Ray specialty releases are a mix of films that fared fairly well with indieWIRE critics, so grab the Sno-Caps or the Jiffy Pop and cozy up with this weeks' new releases. Leading this week's list of films are Jacques Audiard "A Prophet" (criticWIRE rating: A-) and Ilisa Barbash ...

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    Coppola, Reichardt, Schnabel and Ozon Lead Venice's Competition Lineup

    The Venice Film Festival has announced the full program for its 67th edition, which will run September 1-11, 2010. Twenty-two films have been set to compete for the coveted Golden Lion, which in the recent past has been awarded to Samuel Maoz's "Lebanon," Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler" and Ang Le...

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    Dispatch from Sarajevo: A Festival Redefining Conflict Resolution

    The city of Sarajevo is no stranger to conflict. In order to avoid a potential conflict of its own this year, the Sarajevo Film Festival moved its August dates to July to avoid the early start of Ramadan. In this first of two reports from the 2010 Sarajevo Film Festival, I will concentrate on the id...

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    Toronto Sets Over 50 Titles For 2010 Fest

    The Toronto International Film Festival has announced that Robert Redford, Michael Winterbottom, Julian Schnabel, Darren Aronofsky, Francois Ozon, John Cameron Mitchell and Mark Romanek are officially just a few of the directors who will be screening their latest works during their upcoming 35t...

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    Box Office: "Wartime" Has Big NYC Debut; "Kids" Stays Strong

    While "Inception" and "Salt" battled it out for the overall box office crown, Todd Solondz's "Happiness" quasi-sequel "Life During Wartime" found very promising returns in its exclusive New York City debut to lead all per-theater-averages this weekend. According to estimates provided by Rentrak ear...

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