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    A Feast of Classic Films

    A successful film festival needs to have good movies, good people, and a good home. The folks behind the Plaza Classic Film Festival in El Paso, Texas have got it all. Their boast of being “The world’s largest classic film festival” is not an idle one; spread over eleven days, it features scores of films from the silent era to the 1980s, shown almost entirely in 35mm, with special guests, outdoor screenings, seminars and more. It’s insanely ambitious but I must say I was genuinely impressed. How can you not admire a festival that precedes its screening of Walt Disney’s Fantasia with the short subject Mick...

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    FUTURES: Andrea Riseborough Talks Madonna, RADA and "Brighton Rock"

    Age: 29 Hometown: Whitley Bay, England

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    Film Society Bringing Contemporary Polish Cinema to NYC This Fall

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center is teaming with the Polish Cultural Institute of New York for a week of contemporary Polish cinema. The series features Jacek Borcuch's "All That I Love," which played at this year's Sundance Film Festival and a two film tribute of digitally restored prints featur...

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    In My Own Words: Jeff Warrick Shares a Scene From “Programming The Nation?”

    Below director Jeff Warrick shares a scene from his documentary "Programming the Nation?," which takes a look at the history of mass-media subliminal messaging in America. The film opens Friday, August 19th at the Quad Cinema in New York, followed by a national roll-out via International Film Circui...

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    Film Festival Interruptus

    I feel like invoking that old joke, “Other than that, how did you enjoy the play, Mrs. Lincoln?” as I explain that while attending (and enjoying) the El Paso Classic Film Festival this past weekend, I had to undergo emergency surgery for a detached retina.

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    When Celebrity Overwhelms Auteurs: Howard Feinstein on Resigning From the Sarajevo Film Festival

    We're publishing Howard Feinstein's first-person piece on his reasons for resigning from the Sarajevo Film Festival with the caveat that we're not taking sides; there's two for every story and here only Howard has the floor. (We've extended an invitation to the Sarajevo Film Festival for their take ...

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    Summerfest: Ben Steinbauer On "Winnebago Man;" Watch Now for Free!

    SnagFilms’ 3nd annual SummerFest, an online festival with free on-demand streaming, features exclusive, limited-duration runs of popular new documentaries. "Winnebago Man" became available on Friday and will remain on the site until the 25th.

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    Locarno Round-Up: Reviews and Interviews From Last Week's Festival in Switzerland

    indieWIRE was on the scene at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland last week, covering a number of world and international premieres throughout the 68th edition as well as interviewing some of the bigger names in attendance. The following are links to all of our coverage. The list of award winne...

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    Being a Provocateur Without Being a Bad Guy: Locarno Artistic Director Olivier Pére

    Last year, Paris-based festival programmer Olivier Pére made the dramatic transition from head of Directors' Fortnight at Cannes to Artistic Director of the Locarno Film Festival. Now he looks a little more comfortable in his role, wearing the same blindingly white suit (he owns seve...

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    "Big Man Japan" Hitoshi Matsumoto is Tired of TV Comedy, But Loves "Columbo"

    Hitoshi Matsumoto's name may not mean much in American households, but in Japan he's a television superstar. Mainly known as one half of the comic duo Downtown, Matsumoto took his career in a new direction a few years ago when he started directing movies. Like his comedy acts, Matsumoto's work as a ...

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