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    "Betelnut" and "Love Conquers All" Take Pusan Prizes; American Presence Slowly Increases

    Chinese director Heng Yang's "Betelnut" and Malaysian director Chui Mui Tan's "Love Conquers All" shared the Pusan International Film Festival's New Currents Best New Asian Filmmaker of the Year award, capping the 11th edition of the event in the Korean port city of the same name. In addition to its...

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    NEW THIS WEEK: "51 Birch Street" Bows; "Requiem," "Sleeping Dogs," "Jonestown" and More

    Hailed by New York Times film critic A.O. Scott this week as, "one of the most moving and fascinating documentaries I've seen this year," Doug Block's "51 Birch Street" seems to be off to a great start, particularly given the fact that the release was initiated by the filmmaker himself. The film deb...

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    DISPATCH FROM PUSAN: Asian Filmmakers and Producers Look Both Inward and Abroad for Future Growth

    Haze and fog settled over Pusan on Monday and Tuesday, but inside the headquarters for the first annual Asian Film Market, taking place alongside the 11th Pusan International Film Festival, at the Grand Hotel in the city's Haeundae area, the bustle is evident as film industry reps scurry to meetings...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Doug Block, director of "51 Birch Street"

    With the alluring tagline, "Do you really want to know your parents?" Through a close examination of his own family, filmmaker Doug Block explores universal questions about our own mothers and fathers in his new film "51 Birch Street." As indieWIRE documentary columnist Jonny Leahan wrote about the ...

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    DISPATCH FROM THE NYFF: Trying to Make Sense of "Inland Empire" and a Closer Look at "The Host"

    The New York Film Festival crossed the halfway mark over the weekend, with Pedro Almodovar's "Volver" in the centerpiece spotlight. The Spanish auteur soaked in the accolades alongside his Cannes award-winning leading ladies Penelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Duenas, and Yohana Cobo while at a late n...

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    Loony Bin: Terry Gilliam's "Tideland"

    It's amazing the mental leaps one will make in attempts to compensate for a trusted filmmaker's deficiencies. Delusions of mad, misunderstood genius fall away quickly in Terry Gilliam's "Tideland." Not to put too fine a point on it, but what Terry Gilliam's latest creation elicits from its first mom...

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    -- indieWIRE Holiday on Monday, October 9th --

    This Monday, October 9th is the Columbus Day holiday in the United States (or Indigenous Peoples Day as it is known in Berkeley, CA). The indieWIRE team in NYC will be enjoying a holiday and we will not publish a daily email edition on Monday, but the indieWIRE.com website will be updated occasional...

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    AMPAS Names 10 Nicholl Finalists

    The ten scripts selected as finalists for the 21st annual Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are: "Abilene," Michael Raymond, Auckland, New Zealand, and Seattle, Washington; "Armored," James V. Simpson, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; "Beatrice Creek," Eric J. Litra, Monroe, Michigan; "The Free Republic of Bobistan," Arthur M. Jolly, Marina del Rey, California; "Mr. Burnout," Eric T. Gravning, Santa Monica, California; "Palau Rain," Stephanie Lord, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; "Peepers," Clark E. Morrow, Olathe, Kansas; "10 Day Contract," Josh D. Schorr, South...

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    "A Stone's Throw" Takes Prize at 26th Atlantic Film Festival

    Camelia Frieberg's "A Stone's Throw" won the best Atlantic Feature prize as well as best sound design at the recently concluded Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The sound design prize included a $10,000 CAD service award. Set on the pristine shores of rural Nova Scotia, the film follows the journey of impassioned photojournalist Jack Walker (Kris Holden-Ried) as he arrives unannounced at the home of his sister, Olivia (Kathryn MacLellan). While healing old wounds with his sister, and falling in love with local schoolteacher, Lia (Lisa Ray), Jack must attempt to conceal a dark secret, and is ultimately forced to confront his own...

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    Believe the Hype: Ten of the Most Buzzed-About Films from Two of Southern California's Largest Short

    Recently Palm Springs and Los Angeles each hosted behemoth international short film festivals, presenting a combined total of 993 shorts to sell-out crowds at the Camelot Theatre and ArcLight Hollywood, respectively. With such an overabundance of riches, festival-goers in each city relied heavily on...

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