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    Happy Birthday IW

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  • THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall
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    Reuters: Directors tell Gen X'ers to grow up

    More than a decade after "Clerks" and "The Brothers McMullen," Reuters' Bob Tourtellotte looks at new movies from the film's directors Kevin Smith and Ed Burns, two filmmakers who got their big breaks at Sundance in the mid-90s. Comparing and contrasting "Clerks 2" and "The Groomsmen," Tourtellotte notes:While far different in story and style, the films share key themes. New Jersey-native Smith, 35, and New Yorker Burns, 38, look at guys in their mid-30s who refuse to face adulthood. Moreover, the movies join a growing list of works in pop culture, such as Christopher Noxon's book "Rejuvenile," that reflect a generation which, as it matured, ...

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    INDUSTRY MOVES: Huntsberry Joins Paramount, Moore Expands Role

    Frederick Huntsberry has been named COO of Paramount Pictures Corporation, while Rob Moore (head of worldwide marketing, distribution and business affairs) has been given additional duties overseeing home entertainment and digital media. Huntsberry joined the company from G.E.

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    indieWIRE Turns 10

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    Looking for Conservative Docs

    Given the wide-range of left-leaning documentaries, why isn't there a complementary number of conservative ones seen at film festivals or ultimately in theaters? Thats the question asked in a New York Times piece today by John Anderson who explores the liberal bias in U.S. documentaries and wonders where the right-wing films are. Noting that festivals like Sundance, Seattle, IDFA, or the NYFF simply don't receive such films, he quotes Wash Westmoreland (director of the upcoming narrative feature "Quinceanera" and the recent doc "Gay Republicans"), The thing that drives you to make a documentary is seeing it as a way to social change. Societie...

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    U.S. Eyes Growing Russian Film Industry

    Anticipating what could be double-digit growth in the next five years, a number of U.S. companies and producers have their eyes on the Russian film industry. According to a New York Times piece by Laura M. Holson and Steven Lee Myers: Russia's movie industry, following a torpid decade that mirrored ...

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