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    BERLIN '07 | "Tuya's Wedding" Wins Golden Bear at '07 Berlinale; Joseph Cedar Wins Directing Prize

    Wang Quan'an's "Tuya's Marriage" won the top prize, the Golden Bear, at the 2007 Berlinale, awarded tonight at the festival's closing ceremony in Germany's capital city. The film is the story of a woman (Yu Nan) living in rural northwestern Mongolia and facing pressure to abandon her life as a sheph...

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    "Spider Lillies" and "A Walk Into the Sea" Win Berlin Teddy Awards

    The Berlinale's Teddy Awards, which honor gay content films screening in the festival, awarded three films in different categories, each with a 3000 euro cash prize. The Teddy for best feature went to Zero Chou's "Spider Lillies" (Ci-Qing), with "La Leon" by Santiago Otheguy receiving a special mention. Best doc went to Esther B. Robinson's "A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory." Actor Helmut Berger (The Godfather Trilogy) received a Teddy in honor of his lifetime of work. "Notes On a Scandal" by Richard Eyre won the audience prize. This year, no prize was given for short film. The juried prizes were chosen by eight memb...

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    Sundance's Five Shorts "Made for Mobile" Available for Download

    The five short "made for mobile" films, premiering exclusively at the "3GSM World Congress" in Barcelona this week, are now available for mobile users to download. The five films are "A Slip in Time," Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, "Learning to Skateboard" by Jody Hill, "La Revolucion de Iguodal...

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    Koch Lorber to Bring '05 Berlinale Winner "U-Carmen" to North America

    2005 Berlinale Golden Bear winner "U-Carmen" by Mark Dornford-May has been picked up North American theatrical and home video rights by Koch Lorber Films in a deal with Fortissimo Films, Lorber president Richard Lorber announced Friday. The film will open in March at New York's Film Forum, followed by a roll out in select major markets with a DVD release planned for the third quarter of '07. The feature film is based on "Carmen," Bizet’s nineteenth century opera, with its classic "tale of love, jealousy, revenge and madness." "There are many reasons why Carmen is one of the world's most popular operas," commented Lorber in a statement. "But ...

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    SF 360: SF International Asian American announces '07 program

    The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival unwrapped the titles for its 25th festival March 15-25. This year's 125 films follow the festival's growth from 13 films in 1982 in the wake of Wayne Wang's "Chang is Missing." An audience of 30,000 is expected, and the festival features a...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Jasmila Zbanic, Director of "Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams"

    "Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams" director Jasmila Zbanic began making films in 1997 when she founded the artist's association "Deblokada," through which she produced, wrote and directed numerous documentaries, video works and shorts. In her first feature, Zbanic tells the story of a daughter and mo...

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    Film Comment Selects Series Continues in NY

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center's series Film Comment Selects continues this weekend. This year's 8th edition, includes Jean-Claude Brisseau's controversial "Exterminating Angels," and Paul Verhoeven's Oscar-nominated "Black Book," which opened and will close the event. For a look at the full lis...

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    Better Late Than Never, Part Deux

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