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    Spirits 2010 | Lynn Shelton: "'Humpday' was designed to be affordable."

    Lynn Shelton made quite the impression in 2009 with her second feature film, "Humpday," the story of two straight guys and life-long friends (filmmaker and actors Mark Duplass and Josh Leonard) who decide to shoot and enter a porn film festival with a project that stars themselves (and only themselv...

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    cinemadaily | "Jew Süss" Doc Explores A Family's Shameful Legacy

    "In the history of the cinema, the German director Veit Harlan occupies an especially ignominious position," writes Larry Rother in the New York Times. "It is his name that is attached to 'Jew Süss,' perhaps the most notoriously anti-Semitic movie ever made, a box office success in Nazi Germany in 1...

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    Eugene Hernandez: The *new* Miramax?

    March 3, 2010, Somewhere Over the United States - "I think festivals need to reinvent themselves," Geoff Gilmore told my colleague Brian Brooks yesterday, during a phone conversation.

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    Oscar Week: Parties, Panels, Indie Spirits, Best Oscar Stories, Hurt Locker Lawsuit, Cohen

    I'm plotting my Oscar-week course of action. I must decide which parties and panels and events to cover, and which stories to write when and how. Last year at the Oscar red carpet bleachers I live-blogged in evening garb from my place on a bench with the likes of A.P., Reuters, LAT, and the London D...

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    Florida Film Festival Reveals Competition Lineup

    The Florida Film Festival has unveiled 10 narrative and 10 documentary features that will compete at its 19th annual festival, taking place April 9 to 18 in Orlando. Three second U.S. screenings and nine East Coast premieres were selected, with 11 filmmakers making their feature directorial debuts, ...

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    SXSW '10 | "Elephant" Meets "West Side Story": Lipes on His "NY Export"

    Editor’s Note: This is one interview in a series profiling directors whose films are screening in the Narrative Competition, Documentary Competition and Emerging Visions sections at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival.

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    SXSW '10 | "For Once In My Life" Aims to Inspire

    Editor's Note: This is one interview in a series profiling directors whose films are screening in the Narrative Competition, Documentary Competition and Emerging Visions sections at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival.

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    Hollywood's All-Star 'Alice'

    Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland has always held great appeal for Hollywood. Johnny Depp is a big lure, but back in 1933 Paramount put almost all of the studio’s star-power into its production, including Gary Cooper, Cary Grant, and virtually every actor it had under contract—including W.C. Fiel...

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