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    "Afterschool"'s Antonio Campos: "Continue to Experiment and Play"

    After playing in official selection in Cannes, Berlin, SXSW and NYFF last year, Antonio Campos's film "Afterschool" is arriving in theaters. Campos' directorial debut - the film was honored with two Gotham Award nominations and the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. The film follows Robert, a young American student at an elite East Coast preparatory school. When he accidentally captures on camera the horrific death of two girls, he’s tasked with memorializing their lives in a film meant to help speed up the school's healing process. For some, this exercise only deepens the trauma. indieWIRE spoke to Campos about the film, which...

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    NYFF '09 Notebook: "What's wrong with a little elitism?"

    "Elitist bullshit" yelled an audience member at the New York Film Festival on Tuesday night. "What's wrong with a little elitism," countered another inside Alice Tully Hall, site of the 47th New York Film Festival. Members of the typically reserved Lincoln Center crowd were stirred by Don Argott's "...

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    For Your Consideration: History Repeats as Major Foreign Films Left Off Academy List

    While the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has not yet released a final list of submissions for their Foreign Language Film category (they are expected to in the coming days), at this point we've already become aware of submissions from sixty-one different countries, including essentiall...

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    cinemadaily | The Coen Bros are Back, "Serious"-ly

    After its world premiere at Toronto, opening night at the New York Comedy Festival, and a secret screening at Fantastic Fest, the Coen Bros' new film a serious man comes to theaters tomorrow. "A Serious Man," set in 1967, follows Larry Gopnick (Michael Stuhlbarg), a professor living in a Jewish neighborhood of a midwestern suburb, as he tries to come to term with his religion while his wife is set to leave him because his derelict brother won’t move out of the couple’s house. In a weekend that has Woodie Harrelson killing zombies, Michael Moore arresting capitalists, Ricky Gervais inventing lying, and roller derby girls teaching us the mean...

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    DIY With a Little Help: OpenIndie Hopes to Bring Theaters within Filmmakers' Reach

    "Four Eyed Monsters" co-director Arin Crumley and U.K.-based film school graduate Kieran Masterton are developing a new web resource called OpenIndie to provide filmmakers with the opportunity to reach audiences around the globe.

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    cinemadaily | "The Horse Boy" In Theaters

    "The Horse Boy," Michel Orion Scott's documentary about a family's journey to Mongolia to treat their son's autism, opens today at IFC Center in New York City, courtesy of Zeitgeist Films.

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    cinemadaily | NYFF Brings "Wild Grass," "Police," "Ghost Town" Uptown

    In a report from The Hollywood Reporter by Sam Thielman, the New York Film Festival's organizers explain the past, present, and future of the festival. "In recent years, though, [festival programmer Richard] Pena says, 'people got the impression that it was impossible to get a ticket to see the films -- there was this idea that you had to be a donor or somehow involved with the movie to get a ticket.' The results of that misperception have not been pretty: Empty seats abounded in recent editions...It also fostered the feeling that the fest as a whole was largely for rich people." The article continues, "Now, to combat both the snob image a...

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    Bill Mechanic: "The Next Few Years Will Be about Survival"

    The following is Bill Mechanic's keynote speech from the annual Independent Film & Television Alliance Production Conference in Santa Monica earlier today.

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    Michael Lynne at The Indie Summit: "Stay independent"

    The following are Michael Lynne's opening remarks from Friday's Independent Film Summit, presented by MoMA & indieWIRE (with Zipline Entertainment).

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    Eugene Hernandez: The Indie Summit

    New York, NY, September 29, 2009 -- At the end of Friday's Indie Film Summit here in Manhattan, a pair of leading film insiders were leaving the event together. One said to the other, "Half the people seem to be frustrated the model is changing and the other half are trying to be part of the change...

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