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    Unmasking Anna Wintour: R.J. Cutler On His "September" Subject

    "I had no relationship to this world before the film," "The September Issue" director R.J. Cutler told indieWIRE earlier this week. "I'll be honest with you. To me Vogue was a magazine that my Mom read when I was a kid that I just couldn't find my way through. I couldn't even find the table of conte...

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    TIFF List: Toronto's Complete 2009 Lineup

    The 34th Toronto International Film Festival - running September 10-19, 2009 - has completed its program, with 273 features and 64 shorts from 64 countries to screen over the ten-day event. That total marks 22 more feature films than last year, and 72% of the feature films are world, international, ...

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    cinemadaily | Plenty of Praise for Koreeda's Latest

    Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda's latest, the family drama "Still Walking," gets a limited release this Friday, August 28, courtesy of IFC Films, and according to Time Out's Joshua Rothkopf, "We are in the presence of a new classic... To submit to the quiet tensions of the modern-day Yokoyama cla...

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    cinemadaily | "Taking Woodstock" and Others Celebrate Forty Years

    Perhaps aiming to be the filmmaker with the most diverse catalog in history, Ang Lee has turned his sights onto the epic weekend music festival that occurred in upstate New York forty years ago. Lee's "Taking Woodstock" is, gulp, a comedy, foreign territory for Lee in recent years. It features the...

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    Michael Moore, Concerts, Free Screenings & A New Prize Highlight TIFF Docs for '09

    Within this year's doc line up at the Toronto International Film Festival is a familiar elephant in the proverbial room, with Michael Moore's latest, "Capitalism: A Love Story," set for its North American premiere - at North America's preeminent film festival - sure to capture headlines, accolades, ...

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    Authenticity, Emotionality, and Technology: Ondi Timoner on "We Live in Public"

    EDITORS NOTE: This interview was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. The film opens in theaters this Friday.

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    cinemadaily | "Goodbye Solo" Flies to DVD

    Ramin Bahrani's third released feature, after "Man Push Cart" and "Chop Shop," comes to DVD today. Its release, though modest, has solidified Bahrani's status as one of the most respected new directors in independent cinema. The new film, "Goodbye Solo," is set in Winston Salem, North Carolina. It follows two men as they forge an impromptu relationship within the confines of a cab. Solo (Souleymane Sy Savane) is the cab's driver, a new immigrant. William (Red West), in his seventies, jumps into the cab and tells Solo to take him to the top of a mountain so windy that the snow blows up. As the two discuss the trip, a world of (mis)unders...

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    Talking TIFF: Fest Co-Director Cameron Bailey On Toronto '09

    "I'm getting slightly more sleep this year, that's the major difference," Toronto International Film Festival co-director Cameron Bailey told indieWIRE regarding his sophomore year on the job. "But only a little bit. It's still a really demanding job. The only difference is I know what's coming this...

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    A DIY Believer: "Big Fan" Director Robert Siegel

    EDITORS NOTE: This interview was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. "Big Fan" is being released in theaters this weekend.

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    cinemadaily | "Jeanne Dielman" Comes to Criterion

    "'Jeanne Dielman' belongs to the rare class of films capable of transforming the world around you, though it requires the kind of patience and dedication that can be hard to come by at home," writes the LA Times' Sam Adams in a piece on Chantal Akerman's 1975 landmark feminist film which gets an ove...

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