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    indieWIRE This Week: Awards Season Wraps Up and SXSW Kicks Off

    THIS WEEK IN NEWS: History was made at Oscar night. "Precious" predictably swept the Spirit Awards. Meanwhile indieWIRE readies itself for SXSW.

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    So & Brad Incorporated: More Than A Moviemaking Marriage

    This interview was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 Berlin Film Festival. "The Exploding Girl" opens in New York City today.

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    SXSWdaily | "Dragon Tattoo," "Persian Cats," and a "Kick-Ass" Opening

    With badge sales up 25% since last year, the 2010 SXSW Film Conference & Festival has, according to Austin American-Statesman writer Chris Garcia, "evolved with a rapidly changing film culture. It has branched from its roots as a refuge for low- and micro-budget movies that weren't ready for more es...

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    SXSW '10 | Filmmakers Capture History in "11/4/08"

    "11/4/08"'s marks Jeff Deutchman's directorial debut. After four years working in various facets of the independent film industry, Deutchman spearheaded a collaborative initiative to bring together friends from all over the world to capture history. Two weeks before the election of Barack Obama, I asked friends around the world to record their experiences of 11/4/08, a day that had become historic before it had even taken place. In this documentary, a global canvas unfolds: in St. Louis and Austin, idealistic volunteers think they can turn their states blue; in Chicago, voter lines grow even longer when Obama shows up to cast his own vote; in...

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    SXSW '10 | DIY Director Garth Donovan Keeps It Simple in "Fossil"

    Boston DIY filmmaker Garth Donovan is an independent filmmaker to the max. He completed his fourth feature, "Phillip the Fossil," in a green, recession friendly manner, using a small crew and a host of non-actors. "Phillip The Fossil" follows an aging party animal chasing the now extinct glory days of his youth. Chuckling along as the carefree town jester, Phillip has become completely isolated in the dead end rut he so comfortably dug. The chance to pull himself out comes when an old love returns home and the opportunity to run his own landscaping business knocks. But before Phillip can dust himself off he must first ditch the woefully insec...

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    Discovery | "Lovers of Hate"'s Bryan Poyser: "I like going for uncomfortable squirmy laughter."

    Making any movie is a feat, and having limited resources makes an undertaking all the more daunting. And yet there are those relative few who thrive, and writer/director Bryan Poyser's U.S. Dramatic Competition film, "Lovers of Hate" pretty much nails it with clever writing, solid performances by a ...

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    SXSW '10 | Simon Rumley Celebrates His First "Red White & Blue" Film

    Simon Rumley comes to America for the first time in his five-feature career. In "Red White & Blue," a part of the Emerging Visions program, "Erica (Amanda Fuller) spends her nights trawling the bars and beds of Austin. Emotionally withdrawn, sleeping with multiple men is just what she does... until she meets the older and mysterious Nate (Noah Taylor), who claims to have an "honorable discharge" from Iraq. Despite his air of danger, Nate's the only guy who doesn't just seem to want to get her into bed, and the two form a hesitant bond. But one of Erica's casual sexual encounters, Franki (Marc Senter) - a young, hot-headed wannabe rock star t...

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    SXSW '10 | Miao Wang Captures City Life in "Beijing Taxi"

    Director Miao Wang's "Beijing Taxi" is a feature length documentary that "vividly portrays Beijing undergoing a profound transformational arch. Through a humanistic lens, the intimate lives of three taxi drivers connect a morphing city confronted with modern issues and changing values. With diverse ...

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    SXSW ‘10 | It Started with a Food Stand: Paul Gordon on His "Poet"

    Paul Gordon's "The Happy Poet" came out of his desire to do something and the appeal of making a film set in a food stand. "Bill, an out-of-work poet, puts his heart, soul, and last few dollars into starting an all-organic, mostly-vegetarian food stand. New friend Donnie promotes the business and he...

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    SXSW '10 | Sophie Deraspe Finds a Muse to Play Dying in "Vital Signs"

    Sophie Deraspe's new film explores dying in a sensitive way. After finding a muse in a hospital, she decided to write a script based on Ms. Marie-Helene Bellavance. "'Les Signes Vitaux' ('Vital Signs') follows Simone who suddenly finds herself back in Quebec City following her grandmother's death. She has no idea her student existence is about to be scuttled... by the discovery of life itself. A switch is mysteriously flicked, and she decides to embark on a journey to help those about to die. Perhaps to fill the emptiness that follows her wherever she goes, from her apartment to the old snowy streets and even with her lover." [Synopsis court...

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