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    Sundance '10 | "Blue Valentine" Director Cianfrance On the Film's 11 Year Road

    Filmmaker Derek Cianfrance returns to Sundance with his U.S. Dramatic Competition film, "Blue Valentine," described as an "intimate, shattering portrait of a disintegrating marriage." Cianfrance won the Cinematography Award (Dramatic) for "Streets of Legend" in 2003 and directed 1998's "Brother Tied...

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    Sundance '10 | Alex Gibney Talks Scandal with Doc Competition Film "CASINO JACK"

    Oscar-winner Alex Gibney ("Taxi to the Darkside") returns to Sundance with his latest film, "CASINO JACK & The United States of Money," a world premiere screening in the festival's U.S. Documentary Competition. The film is a portrait of disgraced Washington super lobbyist Jack Abramoff beginning with his early years as a "gung-ho" member of the GOP political machine to his final reckoning as a disgraced, imprisoned pariah--confirms the adage that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. A tale of international intrigue with Indian casinos, Russian spies, Chinese sweatshops, and a mob-style killing in Miami, this is the story of the way money co...

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    Sundance Film Fest Adds Three

    The Sundance Film Festival has added three more films to its slate. Gurinder Chadha's "It's A Wonderful Afterlife" Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids Are Alright" and Galt Niederhoffer's "The Romantics" will screen out of competition at the fest taking place January 21 - 31 in Park City, Utah.

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    Five Join Rotterdam Fest Competition

    Five additional films have been named to compete for the International Film Festival Rotterdam's Tiger Awards.

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    Palm Springs Fest Unveils Extensive Premieres; "Last Station" to Open

    Dubbing this year's 21st run its "coming of age," the 2010 Palm Springs International Film Festival unveiled major sections of its slate, with Michael Hoffman's "The Last Station" set to open the ten day event January 7 in the California desert resort enclave. Star James McAvoy will attend the screening, which takes a look at the life of legendary Russian novelist and social reformer Leo Tolstoy, featuring Christopher Plummer as the writer and Helen Mirren as his wife. Both Mirren and Plummer are Golden Globe nominees for their performances, and Mirren will be honored with the Career Achievement Award at the festival’s Awards Gala on January ...

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    Building Cultural Bridges in Dubai

    Dubai appears to have an almost fanatical prediliction for world firsts and records, and on Sunday they added an unlikely honour to an ever growing list, when their film festival apparently became the first ever “to feature a queen and a neuroscientist on the same stage”.

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    "Life" in Dubai: Controversial Premiere Marks First Major Emirati Feature

    The very first big-budget feature to come out of the United Arab Emirates, Ali F Mostafa's "City of Life"'s world premiere was the talk of the Dubai International Film Festival this weekend. While the country turns out 60-70 short films a year, and seven domestic features are screening at DIFF, non...

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    Slamdance Unveils 2010 Lineup

    The 2010 Slamdance Film Festival has released its lineup for its sixteenth installment. The festival will run January 21 - 28, 2010 in Park City, UT.

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    Thirty-three Films Set for 27th CineMart in Rotterdam

    Thirty-three projects have been selected for the 27th CineMart, taking place January 31 - February 3 in Rotterdam. The 2010 CineMart selection includes projects from several filmmakers who are competing at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (taking place January 27 - February 7), or have competed in earlier festival editions. Every year, the CineMart invites a select number of directors/producers to present their film projects to co-producers, funds, sales agents, distributors, TV stations and other potential financiers. Among those presenting their projects to some 800 possible co-financiers are Tiger Award competitors Paz Fabrega and...

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    Sundance 2010: Next

    From the Sundance Institute: "A new section composed of eight American films selected for their innovative and original work in low-and no-budget filmmaking."

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