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    The LA Times on Barker & Bernard

    In the LA Times, Patrick Goldstein praises Sony Pictures Classics chiefs Michael Barker and Tom Bernard:

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    Critics Notebook: Exploring Heaven & Hell At the Toronto Festival

    Much has been inked about Ang Lee’s breathtaking "Brokeback Mountain" and Bennett Miller’s insightful "Capote" (the latter movie’s strength emerging from its fine performances rather than great directorial skill). Like many highly anticipated films, both front-ended Toronto, but th...

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    Bareback Mountain?

    At fests in Toronto and Telluride, insiders branded Ang Lee's latest, 'Bareback Mountain'...referencing the intimacy shared by the lead characters in the story of two cowboys who fall in love in Wyoming in the 1960s. "Brokeback Mountain" distributor Focus Features" isn't holding back on depicting th...

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    IFP Unveils Finalists For Market Honors

    Five awards will be given out this week at the IFP Market which will kick off Monday in Manhattan. Winning films will receive sizable cash and in-kind prizes at this Thursday's lunchtime ceremony, with award values exceeding more than $50,000. In announcing this year's nominees, IFP Market organizers noted that the event acts as a talent showcase aimed at aiding in the development of new independent work. The complete list of nominees follows... [Eugene Hernandez]Gordon Parks Award for an Emerging African American Filmmaker - Directing($5,000 - supported by a grant from Artists Public Domain)- Edford Banuel for "A Message from Pops"- Yvonne K...

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    INDUSTRY MOVES: Seth Carmichael in LA at Goldcrest

    Seth Carmichael has moved west to join Goldcrest Films as the UK company's Director of Acquisitions and Development. Carmichael, a fixture on the film scene in New York and at numerous festivals, was CEO of Carmichael Films, which closed last week. Goldcrest, which maintains a studio and post facili...

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    Foul Play: Thomas Vinterberg's "Dear Wendy"

    Putting the nature and quality of his films aside for the moment, Lars von Trier, the jolly sadist Danish director and writer, is simply useful to have around. Like a brash, needling party guest, he starts conversations. Less committed interrogator than pathological provocateur, his films demand r...

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    "Tsotsi" Wins Top Toronto Fest Honor, "C.R.A.Z.Y." Awarded Canadian Prize

    Awards were presented today at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival, with Gavin Hood's "Tsotsi" winning the event's People's Choice Award voted by attendees of the festival. Juried prizes were presented to a number of Canadian films, with groups of critics and journalists again awarding priz...

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    IFP Market Shifts in '05, Highlighting Meetings Over Screenings

    The IFP Market, now branded as the industry side of the larger Independent Film Week in New York City, will kick off tomorrow in Manhattan (followed Monday by a premiere screening party for Rodrigo Garcia's "Nine Lives"). The revamped event is running through September 22nd with a heavy focus on doc...

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    Critics Diary: New And Noteworthy At Toronto '05

    Until last week, this year's Oscar frontrunner looked to be a leftover from last year's Toronto International Film Festival. Though a startling number of critics have gotten behind "Crash," I belong to the equally outspoken contingent that can't stand Paul Haggis' hateration ensemble, with its conde...

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    South Asian Films at Toronto

    Several South-Asian-centered films are trying to gain wider exposure at Toronto, including Shonali Bose's "Amu," about the massacre of Sikhs after the 1984 assassination of Indira Gandhi; Paul Mayeda Berges' "Mistress of Spices," based on Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's bestselling novel, and Buddhadev...

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