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    "Sundance Institute at BAM" Returns for Second Year

    Sundance Institute and the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announced they will host the second year of their "Sundance Institute at BAM," a series of film screenings, music and theatre performances, panel discussions, and events that brings the activities of Sundance Institute and the programming of its annual film festival to New York. This year's event is slated for May 31 - June 10. The series includes features, documentaries and shorts from the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, taking place later this month, in addition to projects supported by Sundance Institute's programs in filmmaking, theatre, and film music. Films selected for 2007 S...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | Alfredo de Villa: "I was conscious of becoming a filmmaker when I was 7...

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition section were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | Heitor Dhalia: "I have always loved independent films that treated serious

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition section were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | Lincoln Ruchti: "These guys talk about the arcade like it was their first

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition section were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | Alejandro Landes: "...I did not want to try to control an already volatile

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition sections were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent th...

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    Sidetrack on Board with Sundance '07 Film, "Low and Behold"

    Sidetrack Films, producers of AJ Schnack's new doc, "Kurt Cobain About A Son" have signed on as co-producers of Zack Godshall's "Low and Behold," premiering in the Spectrum section at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival later this month. Described by the company as "the first narrative feature about Hurricane Katrina," the film is further described as:"A blend of documentary and fiction...the film was written by and stars Barlow Jacobs, who evacuated New Orleans when Katrina hit before returning to work as an insurance claim adjuster. He then wrote a script based on those experiences and used the money he made to finance the film.Sidetrack reps c...

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    SXSW Film Fest to Open with "The Lookout"

    The world premiere of writer/director Scott Frank's "The Lookout" will open the the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival at the Paramount Theater in Austin March 9, the organization announced Tuesday. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Isla Fisher, Matthew Goode, and Jeff Daniels, the n...

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    Berlinale To Showcase Films From Okamoto Kihachi

    The Forum section at the 2007 Berlinale will feature 9 films by Okamoto Kihachi, according to an announcement. The work, from the 1950s and '60s, will showcase a pioneer of Japanese cinema who is largely unknown internationally, according to the announcement. In the words of a press release:He was lastingly influenced by his experiences in World War II, like many others of his generation, and concern with violence and conflicts is a theme running through much of his cinematic oeuvre. Okamoto's stylistic spectrum thereby ranges from monumental commissioned works to idiosyncratic low-budget productions, from serious historical dramas through fa...

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    Twelve Chosen for Sundance Institute's January Screenwriters Lab

    Sundance Institute has selected twelve projects for the annual January Screenwriters Lab, to be held January 12-17, 2007 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The Screenwriters Lab is a five-day writer's workshop that gives independent screenwriters the opportunity to work intensively on their feature film scripts with the support of established writers in what the organization describes as an "environment that encourages creative risk-taking." Projects and participants include: "The Book of Internal Grammar," Nir Bergman, writer/director (Israel); "Circumstance," Maryam Keshavarz,, writer/director (USA/Iran); "Cold Souls," Sophie Barthes, writer/d...

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    Slamdance Unveils '07 Shorts Line up

    The Slamdance Film Festival has selected 73 shorts selected to screen at this year's festival in Park City, UT, each of which is now in competition and eligible for a Grand Jury Award. There has been a "dramatic increase" in international submissions, according to the festival, particularly a "marked rise" in Spanish-language short films. There are six categories of short films at Slamdance: Competition Shorts before features, which screen before "like-minded narratives" in competition; Competition Shorts Gallery, which are six one-hour short film programs; Documentary Shorts Competition, which screen before documentaries in competition; Anim...

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