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    SF360 Interview: "The Bridge" Filmmaker Eric Steel

    It's surprisingly rare for documentary filmmakers to take on suicide, depression and mental illness, which makes Eric Steel's "The Bridge" notable right off the bat... Shortly after he started his own company in 2003, Steel came across a piece in the New Yorker by Tad Friend entitled "Jumpers: The Fatal Grandeur of the Golden Gate Bridge." Almost immediately, he began work on "The Bridge." The film had its local premiere at the San Francisco International Film Festival this past spring, and, with the film opening this Friday in the Bay Area, Steel returned to town a few weeks ago to talk about crossing lines that most filmmakers don't approac...

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    The Guardian: Choruses of disapproval at London Film Festival

    Popular music and politics have shared a long, often turbulent history. "From Strange Fruit," the anti-lynching song made famous by Billie Holiday, the civil rights hymn "We Shall Overcome," to the Specials' hit "Free Nelson Mandela," musicians have frequently proved irksome to governments by drawin...

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    AFP: S Korea announces plan to bolster film industry

    South Korea has announced a $665 million growth plan for its film industry amid complaints the government has hurt homegrown filmmakers by allowing in too many foreign movies. The package, including an ambitious proposal to build theatres abroad that show South Korean films exclusively, was announce...

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    Winning an iPod

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    The Top Ten So Far...

    Each week, indieWIRE receives the final weekend numbers for specialty releases in theaters. This is our top ten for the three day weekend so far, with most numbers already in. The top ten is subject to change before the final chart is published tomorrow and the weekly box office column is written. W...

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    A Measure of Success

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    The Bridge

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