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    iW NEWS | ESPN Is "Kicking It"

    ESPN announced that it has acquired Sundance soccer documentary "Kicking It." Produced by Ted Leonsis (who executive produced last year's "Nanking") and directed by Susan Koch, "Kicking It" details the lives of seven soccer players from six countries as they participate in the 4th annual Homeless World Cup. ESPN will retain exclusive television rights worldwide, and execute the film's digital distribution while working with the filmmakers to secure theatrical, DVD and other distribution. "'Kicking It" speaks to the perseverance of the human spirit and the global impact of sport," said Keith Clinkscales, ESPN senior vice president of content ...

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    This Bus is Full

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    PARK CITY '08 REVIEW | Lifeless Couple, Limp Love Story: Marianna Palka's "Good Dick"

    Static lead characters, little emotional build up and modest dramatic pay-off make filmmaker and actress Marianna Palka's dysfunctional lovers tale "Good Dick" a cinematic hamster wheel. The premise of two damaged young loners trying to connect is tried and true but Palka's movie, making its premier...

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    PARK CITY '08, 2:24 a.m. | "Sunshine", "Wackness" and Blackout Update

    Eyes are on Christine Jeff's "Sunshine Cleaning," which drew many buyers tonight at its Sundance Film Festival world premiere at the Racquet Club. An indieWIRE insider reported good buzz for the film; Cinetic is handling the sale. Meanwhile, over at the party for "The Wackness" on Main St. Harvey We...

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    Sundance 2008.3: Spanish Bombs

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    House of Pain

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    PARK CITY '08, 12:23 a.m. | "Polanski" and The Blackout

    Word of a deal for Marina Zenovich's competition documentary about Roman Polanski emerged late Friday night as Sundance Film Festival attendees buzzed about a blackout that hit Main St. after about 10 p.m. The outage lasted at least 30 minutes according to numerous sources. "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired" closed a worldwide deal (excluding North America) immediately after its Holiday Village world premiere. The buyer is expected to announce the deal soon. Buyers who missed the Friday night showing were watching hastily arranged screenings late Friday. A festival press and industry screeening is set for early Saturday morning and the rema...

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    indieWIRE Gets Impounded

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    iW NEWS | Weinstein Picks Up Int'l for "Polanski" in Park City

    Director Marina Zenovich's Sundance doc "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired" has been acquired internationally by The Weinstein Company, the company announced Saturday morning. The international deal excludes all U.S. and Canadian rights, as well as U.K. television rights. A pact for the remaining rights is expected to close today in Park City. The film had its world premiere last night at Sundance with buyers and industry buzzing about the film afterward. "Polanski," screening in the festival's doc competition, chronicles the private tragedy and scandal that led to the legendary Polish-born film-makers exile from the United States. Michal Po...

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    Holy "Cloverfield"

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