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    VIDEO: The Ultimate "Next on Mad Men" Preview Clip

    Why should the folks at AMC have all the fun tormenting us, when we could do just as good a job?

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    Premiere at Tribeca, Sell at Cannes – The Israeli Solution?

    In Tribeca 2012 there are three Israeli features, considered by critics who saw them in pre-festival screenings to be among the best in Tribeca’s offerings this year. They are "Yossi," by Eytan Fox; "Room 514," a first film by Sharon Bar-Ziv, shot in one room; and "The Flat," Arnon Goldfinger's docu...

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    Tribeca Review: 'Sleepless Night' A Deceptively Simple Thriller That Packs A Punch

    Containment thrillers can often be limited by the landscape of their locale, but in the French film “Sleepless Night,” the nightclub where corrupt cop Vincent (Tomer Sisley) races to rescue his son is expansive enough to make it seem like a mini-mall. Writer-director Frederic Jardin some...

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    Tribeca Fest Review: 'Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story' Takes Us Back to 1960s South

    “Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story” is a tragic tale about a black Mississippian who lost his life after television gave him 15 minutes of fame. The doc is also a micro-history of the dark days of the segregationist South, as seen through the life and death of a man who’s described as an accidenta...

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    Watch: No One Knows Gamma Radiation Like Bruce Banner In Yet Another Clip From 'The Avengers'

    If early reviews are any indication -- including our own -- "The Avengers" is the greatest summer blockbuster to come along in ages. And while many other on the Playlist staff are equally effusive in their praise surrounding the superhero smash-up, this writer remains cautious. The numerou...

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    'Elena,' 'City of the Caesars' Among TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund Winners

    The Tribeca Film Institute announced four films as winners of the TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund this weekend. The films include Francisco Hervé's "City of the Caesars," Claudio Araya Silva's "Cuando los Muertos Estan Mas Secos," Ana Petra Costa's "Elen...

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    Tribeca Docs 'Sexy Baby' and 'Mansome' Tell Us We're In More Trouble Than We Know

    "Sexy Baby" is an important film. "Mansome" is not.

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    Focus Forward Partners with Tribeca, LA Film Fest and Other Fests; Opens Filmmaker Challenge Submissions

    Focus Forward is a global documentary initiative that looks at the human power of ideas and innovation through three-minute films that can educate and inspire. GE and CINELAN's Focus Forward is now accepting submissions for their $200,000 Filmmaker Challenge, in celebration of nine Focus Forward doc...

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    'Chicken With Plums' Filmmaker Marjane Satrapi Has Next Film in the Can

    Even as Marjane Satrapi is unveiling her new film “Chicken With Plums” for North American audiences at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Iranian-born French filmmaker already has her next project wrapped. And its style and substance is a direct result of the complicated “puzzle”...

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    UniFrance Launches Free Trilingual French Cinema App

    C’est magnifique! UniFrance Films has launched a free iPhone app devoted to French cinema called le cinéma français.

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