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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Unborn in the USA" co-Directors Stephen Fell and Will Thompson

    Directors Stephen Fell and Will Thompson's documentary is a revealing and provocative look into the deep secrets and deep pockets of the pro-life movement, "Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion" weaves a story from more than 70 exclusive interviews with pro-life activists and seldom-seen ar...

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    FESTIVALS | CineVegas Gets in Your Pants

    The festival airport driver moved to Vegas from New York when his band competed on a reality show hosted by Wayne Newton. They won. The prize was to be managed by Wayne, and booked across town as the next hot entertainer. But after the show aired, Wayne stopped returning calls cold. When they tried ...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Eagle vs. Shark" Director Taika Waititi

    New Zealand director Taika Waititi 's comedy "Eagle vs. Shark" chronicles the quirky romance of two awkward misfits, Lily (Loren Horsley), a shy fast-food restaurant cashier, and her crush, Jarrod (Jermaine Clement), an electronic store clerk. On the day Lily gets fired from her job at Meaty Boy, sh...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Lights in the Dusk" Director Aki Kaurismaki

    Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki's Cannes '06 feature "Lights in the Dusk" (Laitakaupungin valot) revolves around the commerical and office-block "canyons" of a Helsinki business district. The film concludes a trilogy including "Drifting Clouds," and "The Man Without a Past." The first in the trilogy...

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    DISPATCH FROM NY | Riley" Wins NewFest Prize; "Save Me" Closes Event While Eyeing U.S. Release

    A tender love story set within an ex-gay ministry in the Southwestern United States closed the 19th annual New Fest: The New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Film Festival on Sunday night in Midtown Manhattan. Robert Cary's "Save Me," starring Chad Allen, Judith Light and Robert Gant, drew...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Chalk" Director Mike Akel

    Director Mike Akel's "Chalk" is a spirited portrait of life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come--this year he will be furnished with the golden title of "Teacher of the Year," if only his sma...

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    PRODUCTION REPORT: "Baggage", "Broken Windows", "Elise", "Head Case", "Within The Grid"

    [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 | "Crazy Love" Director Dan Klores

    [EDITORS NOTE: This interview was originally published in January as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.]

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Ten Canoes" co-Director Rolf de Heer

    Writer/co-director Rolf de Heer's "Ten Canoes" (also directed by Peter Djigirr) has been praised both at home in Australia as well as abroad, taking a special jury prize in the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes as well as other nods from fests around the world. Set centuries ago and in mythical ti...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Amu" Director Shonali Bose

    Indian-born director Shonali Bose's Berlin and Toronto '05 feature "Amu" is the story of Kaju, a twenty-one-year-old Indian American woman who returns to India to visit her family and discover the place where she was born. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju stumbles against secrets and lies from her...

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