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    Lorber Films to Dispatch "Army of Crime"

    French production company Studio Canal has announced from Berlin that its film, director Robert Guediguian's "Army of Crime" ("L'armée du crime"), has been picked up by Lorber Films, an arm of Kino Lorber, Inc., for U.S. distribution. "Army of Crime" is the rarely told story of immigrant French Res...

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    Berlinale 60 Day Six: Welcome to the Rileys, Besouro, Bal, Please Give

    Our Berlin correspondent Meredith Brody finds she has to pick and choose: and live with the results.

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    Eastwood, Freeman Attend LACMA Promo for 35 Films 35 Years DVD Set

    "CGI effects are great in pictures like Avatar and District 9, but I still love telling a story," said Clint Eastwood at Wednesday night's LACMA event to promote the release of the largest box set ever, Clint Eastwood: 35 Films 35 Years, from 1968's Where Eagles Dare and 1971's Dirty Harry and its s...

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    2010 Pan-African Fest Winners Announced

    Winners at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) were announced on its closing night Festival Awards Ceremony, February 17, in Los Angeles. 40 films were in competition at this year's festival, and a total of 135 films were screened.

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    Mary Bronstein Talks 'Yeast' (on TV soon)

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    Piety Party: Jessica Hasuner's "Lourdes"

    Jessica Hausner’s Lourdes, a starkly designed inquiry into the nature of miracles, exists in a lineage of films that includes Alain Cavalier’s Thérèse, Jacques Rivette’s The Nun, Robert Bresson’s The Trial of Joan of Arc, and professed inspiration, Carl Dreyer’s Ordet. In each, purity of form (often lazily labeled “minimalism” or even more erroneously “transcendentalism”) dovetails with the main character or filmmaker’s intensity of belief. Aesthetically, Lourdes, with its often unadorned and static compositions, fits in with this group nicely. Yet Hausner, for all the honesty of her investigation, and the asceticism of her visuals, approac...

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    BERLINdaily | Czech Communist Drama and Hybrid Western Vie for Attention at Panorama

    Appearing as part of Berlinale's Panorama Special lineup, Czech director Jan Hrebejk's "Kawasaki's Rose" (which indieWIRE contributor Shane Danielsen praised as a "find" in the festival) received its international premiere following its successful release last December in the Czech Republic. The fil...

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    For Your Consideration: Predicting The Directing and Screenwriting Winners

    With just over three weeks left until the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, indieWIRE is running weekly batches of predictions for the winners. Last week, we took on the acting winners, which generally seemed like some very predictable races (save maybe best actress, where Sandra Bullock is a front-runne...

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    Sony Classics Snags Sundance's "Animal"

    Sony Pictures Classics has announced that they have acquired all US and Latin American rights to David Michod's Sundance prize winner "Animal Kingdom." The film, written and directed by Michod, was financed in conjunction with Screen Australia, Porchlight Films, Film Victoria, Screen NSW, Fulcrum F...

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