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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | A Decade in the Making: Director Dave McLaughlin and Producer Lance Greene Tal

    Director Dave McLaughlin and producer Lance Greene's "On Broadway" tells the story of Jack O'Toole, a 30-something Boston everyman, who writes a play about his dead uncle as a way to reconnect with his hard-nosed dad. With no money and just his gut to guide him, Jack quits his job as a carpenter so ...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "The Dukes" Director Robert Davi

    Robert Davi's "The Dukes" stars Davi and Chazz Palminteri as a Doo Wop group struggling for survival. Their manager (Peter Bogdanovich) is trying to get them work but things aren't working out, leading them to attempt to pull of a heist. The film screened at last year's Rome International Film Fest...

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    iW NEWS | "Titov Veles" and "Rain" to Bookend NY's Macedonian Film Fest

    Teona Strugar Mitevska's "I Am From Titov Veles" will open the Macedonian Film Festival, taking place November 20 - 23 in New York. The film is Macedonia's entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration. Closing the event is Milcho Manchevski's 1995 film, "Before the Rain." Nominated for an Oscar in 1995, the film is considered a "standard-bearer for Macedonian filmmaking. The fest will also screen his 2001 feature, "Dust." Also on tap are Sergej Stanojkovski's "Kontakt," Ivo Trajkov's "The Great Water," Darko Mitrevski's "Bal-Can-Can," Stole Popov's "Happy New Year 1949," Kiril Cenevski's "Black Seed," Igor Ivanov's "Upside Down," and S...

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    French Cinema at BAM: A Gem, Multiculturalism and Even Comedy

    In 1954 then-critic Francois Truffaut wrote the influential essay, "A Certain Tendency of French Cinema," for Cahiers du Cinema. In it he pejoratively lumped together France's most gifted screenwriters and directors in a single, literary "Tradition of Quality," destroying a few careers in the proces...

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    PRODUCTION REPORT | "Cartoon," "Company Men," "Entre," "Happy," "Last Job"

    [EDITOR'S NOTE: indieWIRE's monthly production report looks at independent films in various stages of production. If you'd like to tell us about a film in production for future columns, please contact us.]

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | Apartheid and Woman Love in Sarif's "The World Unseen" and "I Can't Think Stra

    Director Shamim Sarif's "The World Unseen" is adapted from her novel, and is set in 1950s apartheid South Africa amongst the Indian community. The themes are universal - that whatever family, societal or even political constraints you find around you, you can question those constraints, and then tak...

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    PARK CITY '08 INTERVIEW | "The Guitar" Director Amy Redford

    EDITORS NOTE: This interview was first published in January profiling first-time feature directors who had films screening at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Amy Redford's "The Guitar" opens in limited edition via Lightning Media November 7.

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    DISPATCH FROM ROME | Rome Crawls To A Close With a Few Good Laughs

    The Rome International Film Festival (RIFF) is drawing to a close in the Italian capital, with only a day to go until the fest's Marc'Aurelio awards, decided on by the audience, will be handed out. This year's highlight in terms of press and audience attention - as well as sheer number of decibels p...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Dear Zachary" Director Kurt Kuenne

    In "Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father," director Kurt Kuenne pays tribute to his murdered friend, Dr. Andrew Bagby. The woman who killed Bagby was pregnant with Bagby's son, Zachary, at the time of his murder, and Kuenne realized his film "would likely be the only way that little Zac...

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    DISPATCH FROM ROME | Fewer stars, lower expectations and small gems at Italian Fest

    As in Venice last month, the program of the Rome International Film Festival (RIFF) is heavy on locally produced films and lacks international star power. Though Venice blamed the writers' strike and the fact that many films simply weren't ready in time, Rome had already indicated that it wanted to ...

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