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    PARK CITY '06: Malcolm Ingram: "And if you truly have something to say. Nothing will stop you from s

    Every day through the end of the Sundance Film Festival, including weekends, indieWIRE will be publishing two interviews with Sundance '06 competition filmmakers. Sixty filmmakers were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the same questions.

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    PARK CITY '06 BIZ DAILY: Roadside & Netflix Get "The Puffy Chair" From Sundance '05; IFC Films Nabs

    With heavy snow falling from a big winter storm in Park City this afternoon (and buyers back in New York City wondering how the weather might impact travel plans), a trio of acquisitions deals were announced today on the eve of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. A highlight of last year's Sundance Fil...

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    "Puffy Chair" Finds a Home

    Roadside Attractions and Netflix have announced a joint venture deal for Jay and Mark Duplass' 2005 Sundance entry, The Puffy Chair. The film will be released this Spring. [indieWIRE will publish a complete story later today.]

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    "Cache" Cashes in Again at the Box office; "Brokeback" Still Strong

    Last weekend was relatively quiet for specialty films with no major new releases, but the ones that previously had been doing best on the indieWIRE Box Office Tracker (iWBOT) - "Cache," "Fateless" and "Transamerica" - again finished first and second in per-screen average. And the chart's highest-pro...

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    AP: Golden Globes Boosts Last Year's Ratings

    The evasive move to Monday by NBC's "63rd annual Golden Globes Awards" may have given it a slight boost in the ratings over last year's telecast, which battled ABC's "Desperate Housewives"-led Sunday-night juggernaut. The Globes broadcast drew 26.8 million viewers. AP reports.

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    Werner Herzog to Receive Hot Docs Honor

    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced Tuesday that director Werner Herzog will attend the 13th annual festival, April 28 - May 7, to be presented with the Hot Docs Outstanding Achievement Award. Mr. Herzog will receive his award at the Hot Docs Awards presentation at the Isabel Bader Theatre on Friday, May 5th. As part of the honor, Hot Docs has partnered with Cinematheque Ontario, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, to co-present "An Evening with Werner Herzog," an onstage discussion with Mr. Herzog, at the Isabel Bader Theatre on Saturday, May 6th. The two organizations will also present com...

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    New York International Sephardic Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 10th edition

    The New York International Sephardic Jewish Film Festival, the first festival dedicated to showcasing international films with distinctly Sephardic themes, celebrates ten years of cinematic explorations of Sephardic Jewry presented in a weeklong series of screenings, panel discussions, and events. The festival, co-sponsored by the Yeshiva University Museum and the Manhattan JCC, will take place from February 2 to 8 with screenings at the Center for Jewish History and one screening at the Manhattan JCC. The opening night screening and reception will feature the award-winning film "Live and Become" by Radu Mihaileanu (Hebrew, French, and Amh...

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    Making Sense of The Wild, Rambunctious Double Take...Michael Winterbottom on His "Cock and Bull Stor

    Known for his audacious treatment of tough and timely topics that skilfully blends documentary and narrative techniques in a variety of genres, ["Wonderland", "In This World", "Code 46", "Nine Songs"] Michael Winterbottom's latest "Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story" is a wild, rambunctious doub...

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    IFC Gets Matthew Barney's "Drawing Restraint 9"

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to Matthew Barney's "Drawing Restraint 9," starring the artist and Bjork. It debuted at the Venice Film Festival and is described by the company as follows: "A love story as only two such remarkable minds could conceive, the film stars the artist and his longtime partner Bjork as two occidental guests who board a Japanese whaling ship in Nagasaki Bay. The film has almost no dialogue but is marked by the fantastic theatricality that Barney fans expect. It includes a tanker truck filled with liquid petroleum jelly; a parade of animals; a tea ceremony in which Barney and Bjork wear costumes inspired...

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    PARK CITY '06: So Yong Kim: "Tell your story now and work within the limitations of what you have."

    Every day through the end of the Sundance Film Festival, including weekends, indieWIRE will be publishing two interviews with Sundance '06 competition filmmakers. Sixty filmmakers were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview and each was sent the same questions.

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