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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Magic Valley" Director Jaffe Zin

    TJ Waggs, a high school student living in the small town of Buhl, Idaho, carries the burden of a terrible secret on his shoulders. And he's not the only one having an off-day: A local fish farmer confronts a selfish neighbor that has carelessly poisoned his crop, the shifty county sheriff neglects h...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Love During Wartime" Director Gabriella Bier

    Jasmin and Assi are newlyweds, but building a life together seems impossible: She's an Israeli, he's a Palestinian. When their homelands turn their backs on them, they choose to live in exile. This tender tale of a love infiltrated by politics follows a real-life Romeo and Juliet on their odyssey fr...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Artificial Paradises" Director Yulene Olaizola

    Luisa is 25-years-old and fighting a heroin addiction. Having escaped the city, she finds herself seeking repose in a fading beach resort that rests on the lush seaside hills of Veracruz, Mexico. Inhabitants and conversations are sparse, but Luisa finds a quiet companionship with 50-year-old local S...

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    INTERVIEW | Todd Haynes, Part II: "There's no way I could make 'Poison' now"

    In the first installment of indieWIRE's two-part interview with Todd Haynes, the director discussed his new miniseries adaptation of "Mildred Pierce" for HBO, which will air its final two episodes Sunday. Here, the director talks about his controversial first feature, "Poison," which Zeitgeist will ...

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    FUTURES | "Ceremony" Writer-Director Max Winkler and Why He Ignored Dad's Advice

    Age: 27 Hometown: Los Angeles

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "The Kite," "Koran by Heart" & "Love Always, Carolyn"

    Ahead of the 10th Tribeca Film Festival starting April 20th, indieWIRE is again spotlighting emerging (and some veteran) filmmakers screening new work at this year's event.

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Koran by Heart" Director Greg Barker

    A global contest reading of the Quran by young Muslim children that takes place in Cairo, Egypt annually during Ramadan. A coming of age story about Muslim kids in modern times. [Synopsis courtesy of imdb.com]

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Love Always, Carolyn" Directors Maria Ramström, Malin Korkeasal

    Neal Cassady's friend William S. Burroughs once remarked: "There is no line between the 'real world' and the world of myth and symbol." For Neal's wife Carolyn and the family from which he hastily departed on many occasions, that quote could not ring truer. This cinematic documentary, as graceful as...

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    The Playlist's Guide To Assassins In The Movies

    We often don’t know where they come from, their real names or even why they do what they do. Yet, as an audience, we are frequently enamored with the glossy thrill of power offered to a hitman, a silent assassin disappearing into the night. Why hitmen have been such a genre staple isn’t ...

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    INTERVIEW | Todd Haynes on "Mildred Pierce": Too racy for indies, but perfect for TV

    Todd Haynes began his career as a daring provocateur with his feature, "Poison," twenty years ago. While he has continued to work against the grain in a handful of unconventional follow-ups, from "Safe" to "I'm Not There," as Haynes's profile has grown, so ...

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