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    Reuters: China censors delay approval for Cannes contender

    Chinese director Lou Ye seems ready to go ahead with the Cannes premiere of his film "Summer Palace" on Wednesday even though he may face reprisals at home because the movie has yet to receive official approval. Chinese censors on Tuesday refused to review the Palme d'Or contender, alleging flaws wi...

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    Reuters: French actress Aimee set for tribute at Cannes

    The Cannes Film Festival will pay tribute to Anouk Aimee, doyenne of French cinema, on May 27, organizers said Tuesday. Described by festival director Gilles Jacob as "one of the cinema's most beautiful embodiments of femininity," Aimee found success at age 16 in Cayette's "The Lovers of Verona." Sh...

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    AP: "Da Vinci Code" Protests Widespread

    "Anger over 'The Da Vinci Code,' premiering Wednesday at the Cannes Film Festival, escalated as Christian groups from South Korea, Thailand, Greece and India planned boycotts, a hunger strike and attempts to block or shorten screenings. The plot of the movie, adapted by Ron Howard from Dan Brown's w...

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    NY Times: The Ingenuity of Sundance Comes to Brooklyn

    "The Sundance Institute, already an alluring brand name for films, is bringing a snapshot of its creative process in an array of disciplines to New York City. A 10-day series of film screenings, musical performances and theater, as well as discussions with filmmakers and other events, begins tomorrow at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The Sundance Institute at BAM, as the series is called, is a first-time collaboration between the two institutions and comes as the institute celebrates its 25th anniversary. At the heart of the program are 38 screenings of 14 feature and documentary films and 8 shorts, importing the freshest Sundance Film Festiv...

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    BBC: Cannes police set festival strike

    Police in Cannes are to stage a two-hour strike during the town's famous film festival later this month. The walkout could disrupt security arrangements at the 12-day gathering, which is expected to attract stars including Tom Hanks and Kirsten Dunst. Unions are hoping to grab the spotlight on the e...

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    AFP: Da Vinci Code release sparks calls for fatal hunger strikes in India

    A Catholic group called on Christians to starve themselves to death in protest at the release of "The Da Vinci Code" at cinemas in India as others burned copies of the novel. The Catholic Secular Forum said it hoped thousand of people would attend a protest Wednesday in Mumbai to burn effigies of Da...

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    Cannes's Surprising Currents: Italy, Australia and Romania May Make Strongest Waves at '06 Fest

    Italy, Australia and Romania are the hotbeds of world cinema, with Spain and Mexico not far behind, while Middle Eastern and Asian movies have lost their luster. That is, of course, if you believe the films chosen to screen at next week's Cannes Film Festival can be taken as a sign of cinematic pros...

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    indieWIRE ANNOUNCEMENT: indieWIRE at Cannes '06 - Online, In Print, Daily

    This year in Cannes, indieWIRE will be publishing daily film festival coverage both online and in print (May 17 - 28, 2006).

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    "Workingman's Death" and "Half Nelson" Among San Francisco International Film Festival Winners

    The 49th San Francisco International Film Festival, North America's oldest event of its kind, announced its winners Thursday, with Austrian director Michael Glawogger's "Workingman's Death" receiving the fest's Golden Gate Award for Documentary Feature, while Chinese director Ying Liang received the...

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    SF Film Fest: Starstudded Tributes, "Brothers of the Head," "Half Nelson," and "The Bridge"

    The second week of the 49th San Francisco International Film Festival was packed with tributes and special events, luring crowds diverse enough to be equally starstruck by Werner Herzog and Ed Harris. (Not as diverse, alas: all of the honorees -- not to mention their on-stage interviewers -- were middle-aged white guys.) Still, all the kudos were well-deserved. April 25, the Persistence of Vision Award, previously given to the likes of Kenneth Anger and Faith Hubley, went to wildly creative Canadian Guy Maddin, who sheepishly accepted his award with an anecdote recalling his first visit to SFIFF back in 1989 (punch line: "You don't get a hang...

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