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    DAILY NEWS: AtomShockwave Slashes Staff; Code Red's "La Cienaga"

    DAILY NEWS: AtomShockwave Slashes Staff; Code Red's "La Cienaga"by Eugene Hernandez/indieWIRE>> Atom Shocker: Major Staff Cuts asAtomShockwave Restructures(indieWIRE/06.04.01) -- Just two months after announcing its official"relaunch" as AtomShockwave Corp., the company that was created by themerger of AtomFilms and shockwave.com in December has made deep staffcuts. A company spokesperson, one of the many who will be leavingAtomShockwave, spoke with indieWIRE about the restructuring.AtomShockwave had a staff of approximately 180 last week, after cutsand restructuring it will maintain about 50 employees. Cut employeeswill be eligible to reappl...

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    BIZ: Film Festivals Face Economy's Crunch

    BIZ: Film Festivals Face Economy's Crunch

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    DAILY NEWS: Miramax and Egoyan; First Look's "Famous"; Shorts in Japan; and Outfest's Bookends

    DAILY NEWS: Miramax and Egoyan; First Look's "Famous"; Shorts in Japan; and Outfest's Bookendsby Eugene Hernandez, Anthony Kaufman and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Miramax Acquires Egoyan's "Ararat"(indieWIRE/06.01.01) -- Miramax has announced its acquisition of the USrights to Atom Egoyan's new film, "Ararat." The film, which went intoproduction ten days ago in Canada, stars Charles Aznavour ("Shoot the PianoPlayer"), Eric Bogosian ("Talk Radio"), Brent Carver ("The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"), Marie-Josée Croze ("Maelström"), Bruce Greenwood ("The Sweet Hereafter"), Arsinée Khanjian ("Felicia's Journey"), Elias Koteas ("The Thi...

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    REVIEW: "Hedwig" Inches Ahead in Screen Adaptation

    REVIEW: "Hedwig" Inches Ahead in Screen Adaptation

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    FESTIVALS: Indies Twin Cities Style; Walker Takes A Look

    FESTIVALS: Indies Twin Cities Style; Walker Takes A Look

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    "Jungle" at Urbanworld; FilmStew.com and Indies; Atlanta Fest Plans

    "Jungle" at Urbanworld; FilmStew.com and Indies; Atlanta Fest Plansby Eugene Hernandez and Maud Kersnowski/indieWIRE>>Rosenfeld's "Jungle" Finds A Home(indieWIRE/05.30.01) -- Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's "King of the Jungle" has beenacquired by Urbanworld Films, according to Variety. The Hollywood tradeindi...

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    INTERVIEW: The Independent's Patricia Thomson Moves On; Looks Back at 14 Years Covering Indie Film a

    INTERVIEW: The Independent's Patricia Thomson Moves On; Looks Back at 14 Years Covering Indie Film and Video

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    DAILY NEWS: Danielsen to Join Edinburgh; Two Landmark Vets Return

    DAILY NEWS: Danielsen to Join Edinburgh; Two Landmark Vets Returnby Eugene Hernandez/indieWIRE>>Danielsen to Replace Francke in Edinburgh(indieWIRE/05.29.01) -- Critic, columnist and programmer Shane Danielsen hasbeen tapped to serve as the new Artistic Director of the EdinburghInternational Film Festival. Danielsen will replace Lizze Francke whoannounced that she will be leaving the post after this year's Festival.Shane Danielsen, who has served as a program advisor for the ICA in Londonand a guest programmer at the Melbourne International Film Festival and theSmithsonian, also programmed the Max Ophuls retrospective at last year'sEdinburgh...

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    DAILY NEWS UPDATE: Polanski Wins Palme d'Or as 55th Festival de Cannes Closes

    DAILY NEWS UPDATE: Polanski Wins Palme d'Or as 55th Festival de Cannes Closesby indieWIRE

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    REVIEW: On "The Road Home," Zhang Yimou Returns to Form

    REVIEW: On "The Road Home," Zhang Yimou Returns to Formby G. Allen Johnson[EDITOR'S NOTE: G. Allen Johnson reviewed "The Road Home" at its Berlin debut for indieWIRE. The film will open this weekend in New York and Los Angeles.]Like a collapsed star that goes supernova, "The Road Home" compressesdirector Zhang Yimou's deepest thoughts -- concerning his own midlifeand mid-career crises, and worries about the moral direction of China --and allows them to burst forth in an explosion of colorful, honestemotion. Made back-to-back with "Not One Less," which co-won the topprize at Venice, "The Road Home" may well have completed one of thegreatest ...

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