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    Roadside/Goldwyn Take Rights to "Boynton Beach Club"

    Independent film distributors Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films announced Tuesday the joint acquisition of North American rights to Susan Seidelman's new film "Boynton Beach Club." The deal was negotiated by Howard Cohen, co-president of Roadside Attractions, Meyer Gottlieb, president of Samuel Goldwyn Films and Susan Seidelman on behalf of the filmmakers. Based on an original story by Florence Seidelman, Susan Seidelman's 74 year-old mother, the film revolves around five people living in an active adult community in Boynton Beach, Florida. Their lives intersect when they meet at a bereavement group and soon each find themselves o...

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    "A Prairie Home Companion" and "Inconvenient Truth" Spark Specialty BOT

    The independent/specialty film business came up with its second unexpected new movie star of the summer season last weekend, as public-radio personality Garrison Keillor followed former Vice President Al Gore to success on the indieWIRE Box Office Tracking Report (iWBOT). Together, "An Inconvenient ...

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    Human Rights Watch: Bringing to Light Injustice and Activism Around the World

    "Hope, it's all we've ever had," says a Catholic priest in Michael Caton-Jones' Rwandan drama "Shootings Dogs." "Now, it's running dry."

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    Gy├Ârgy Boy

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    "Road to Guantanamo" and "Old Joy" Take Newport Awards

    Michael Winterbottom and Matt Whitecross' "The Road to Guantanamo" won the jury prize for best feature at the recent Newport International Film Festival. Kelly Reichardt took the best director prize for "Old Joy," while Emily Rios won best actress for "Quinceanera" and "Guantanamo" won a best ensemble acting prize. Gary Tarn's "Black Sun" received the best documentary prize and Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg took the audience prize for best doc for "The Trials of Darryl Hunt." "Quinceanera" took the audience prize in the narrative category. [indieWIRE will publish a festival report on the Newport International Film Festival later this week.] ...

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    Star of Tomorrow: Model #14

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