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    LAFF '10 | Director Kimi Takesue Lets Uganda Speak for Itself in "Where Are You Taking Me?"

    A high society wedding, bustling city streets, a center for former child soldiers, a nightclub full of music and laughter: these are the many faces of today’s Uganda, as wonderfully captured by filmmaker Kimi Takesue. Whether exploring the pulsating energy of the city or contemplating quiet moments ...

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    A Sense of Discovery In The UK: Edinburgh Kicks Off 2010 Festival

    Last night in Scotland, the Edinburgh International Film Festival officially turned 64 years old. The occasion was marked with the UK premiere of Sylvain Chomet's acclaimed "The Illusionist," before the festival heads into eleven days and nights of films, parties and industry events amidst one of Eu...

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    LAFF '10 | "Upstate" Directors Katherine Nolfi & Andrew Luis Talk Collaboration

    Coping with the death of her mother, Liz decides to break her self-imposed isolation by visiting Steve, an old friend she has not seen in years who is now married and living in rural New York State. Liz and Steve’s reunion quickly grows complicated as long buried emotions reignite. This does not esc...

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    LAFF '10 | Director John Kastner Witnesses a Confession in "Life With Murder"

    Chatham, Ontario, 1998. Eighteen-year-old Jennifer Jenkins is brutally shot to death by multiple rifle rounds in her family home. The main suspect: her brother, Mason Jenkins, who fled the scene of the crime. After fabricating a story about what occurred, Jenkins was incarcerated. His parents, facin...

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    LAFF '10 | Director Hossein Keshavarz Aims to Show the Real Iran in "Dog Sweat"

    Invoking the subversive urgency of cinema vérité, filmmaker Hossein Keshavarz interweaves the lives of seven young people in contemporary Iran. Misunderstood by their families and oppressed by conservative Islamic society, they act out their personal desires behind closed doors. A feminist finds her...

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    LAFF ‘10 | "A Small Act" Director Jennifer Arnold: "Be Prepared for Anything"

    Decades ago, Hilde Back, a gray-haired Holocaust survivor, began sending $15 a month from Sweden to Kenya to fund a child's primary school education. To her, that amount felt inconsequential but for Chris Mburu, it changed his life. When no other Kenyan family could afford to send their children to ...

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    LAFF '10 | Director Hilda Hidalgo Tackles Taboo Subject Matter in "Of Love and Other Demons"

    Based on Gabríel García Marquez’s novel, "Of Love and Other Demons" is set during the colonial era in a South American seaport—the home of bishops and viceroys, enlightened thinkers and inquisitors, lepers, and pirates. After being bitten by a rabid dog and subsequently believed to be possessed, 13-...

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    Tilda and Luca Make "Love"

    This feature was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. "I Am Love" opens in theaters this Friday.

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    LAFF '10 | Director Aaron Schock Delves Deep Into the Heart of Mexico in "Circo"

    A century-old, family-run Mexican traveling circus may be the main attraction of director-cinematographer Aaron Schock’s bittersweet documentary, but "Circo" has much more on its mind than just trapeze artists and tiger acts.

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    Small Screen | Jarmusch on Criterion, Doc Favs "Collapse," "Burma VJ," "Gasland" in the Living Room

    Writing in 1989, the New York Times' Vincent Canby said of Jim Jarmusch's then new film, "Mr. Jarmusch's 'Mystery Train,' though photographed in bright, primary colors by Robby Muller, has the same kind of dour, discordant charm that characterized 'Stranger Than Paradise.' It's the best thing Mr. Jarmusch has done to date...The curious thing about this Jarmusch film is that although he is not considered to be strong on plots, the narrative line of ''Mystery Train'' is both brilliantly funny and subtle." Today, the film gets a Criterion Collection release. Included in the Criterion package is a hearty excerpt from a doc about Screamin' Jay H...

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