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    SFIFF53 Day Eight: Walter Salles Redux, Linha de Passe, Chez Panisse

    Meredith Brody's Bay Area blitz continues with a problematically packed film schedule and a master class with Walter Salles. Awards, food, and Borges quotations follow:

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    Foul Play: Alex Gibney's "Casino Jack and the United States of Money"

    The thesis of the new documentary from Oscar winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) should be clear from its title. Casino Jack and the United States of Money bills itself as a “story of what our democracy has become,” a sobering examination of the corrosive influence of money on American politics. Coming so soon after the controversial January 2010 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission, which overturned a key provision of the McCain-Feingold act prohibiting corporate support of political broadcasts, Gibney’s film couldn’t be more timely. But Casino Jack proves more adept at diagnosing and describing...

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    Spielberg and Abrams Team on Super 8 At Paramount

    The puzzling part of Steven Spielberg producing director J.J. Abrams' Super 8 is that Spielberg is still not happy with Paramount. But he's willing to produce this movie with Abrams' Bad Robot, even though it will go through that studio deal. The two men dreamed up the homage to their Super 8 filmma...

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    Student Academy Award Finalists Announced

    Thirty-seven students from 21 colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 37th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. Academy members will view these films at special screenings and vote to select the winners. Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards, along with accompanying cash prizes of $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000, respectively, may be presented in each of four categories. The winning filmmakers will be brought to Los Angeles for a week of industry-related activities and social events that will culminate in the awards ceremony on Saturday, June 12, at the Academy's Samuel Gold...

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    Sidney Kimmel Entertainment Appoints President of Production

    Sidney Kimmel Entertainment Appoints President of Production

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    "Alamar" & "Last Train Home" Honored at SF Fest

    Mexican director Pedro González-Rubio won the New Directors Award at the 2010 San Francisco International Film Festival for "Alamar" and Lixin Fan's "Last Train Home" won the investigative documentary prize at last night's ceremony in the Bay Area. Lilian Franck and Robert Cibis won the documentary ...

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    Fans of Fan Magazines Gather

    Fans of Fan Magazines Gather

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    Anti-Gay Activist Caught With "Rentboy"; Has Amazing Explanation

    Anti-Gay Activist Caught With "Rentboy"; Has Amazing Explanation

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    UPDATED: Gen Art Closes After 16 Years

    UPDATED 7:09pm EDT: Coming off the heels of its New York City film festival, which ended April 13, the founders of Gen Art announced it is ending operations after 16 years.

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    SydneysBuzz is Smiling

    I am thrilled that SydneysBuzz has found a home with IndieWIRE. I am so honored to find myself installed in that legendary land of New York indies, a place I’ve always admired. I’m also delighted to find myself with my favorite L.A. friends Anne Thompson and Todd McCarthy. My position here is so u...

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