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    Exclusive: Clip & Behind The Scenes Photos From Larry Clark's 'Marfa Girl'

    Tonight, Larry Clark premieres "Marfa Girl" at the Rome Film Festival, his first full-length feature in seven years -- his last was 2005's "Wassup Rockers" -- and a picture that is boldly embracing the changing landscape of movie distribution. And we've got a peek behind the curtain with an exclusiv...

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    Veteran Nigerian Filmmaker Tunde Kelani Talks Adapting 3 Novels By Nigerian Authors & Nollywood's Future

    Good interview with veteran Nigerian filmmaker, Tunde Kelani chatting with Smart Monkey TV on a number of issues, including how piracy ate into profits for his last film Maami; on piracy in Nollywood, which, as we've noted in past posts, is major problem for Nollywood movies, especially whe...

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    Quote of the Day: Alexandre Desplat on Kathryn Bigelow "She's a Master Director. She's a Genius"

    Academy Award nominated composer Alexandre Desplat who has scored Zero Dark Thirty spoke with Steve of Collider.com about another film he worked on Rise of the Guardians, and Desplat took the opportunity to say some really interesting things about Zero Dark Thirty.

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    Life, Liberty & The Pursuit Of Vengeance: New Poster For 'Django Unchained'; 3-Hour Runtime Rumored

    With just over a month to go until it hits theaters, Quentin Tarantino's western/slavery drama "Django Unchained" is beginning to ride in over the horizon, and a new poster has dropped today along with a couple interesting tidbits about the film.

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    'Just Deux It' with Empire's Best/Worst Movie Taglines

    Empire has created a list of 12 movie taglines that are either "brilliant, terrible or brilliantly terrible." For example, for Francophiles who appreciate majorly corny linguistic puns, the tagline for the 2010 John Travolta vehicle "From Paris With Love" defies easy evaluation: "Two Agents. One Cit...

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    Weinstein Company Picks Up Bong Joon-Ho's Futuristic Ice Age Thriller 'Snowpiercer'

    Ten minutes of AFM footage was enough for the Weinstein Company to scoop up English-speaking rights (including U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa) to South Korean Bong Joon-ho's dystopian "Snowpiercer," an action thriller starring Chris Evans.

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    Rooftop Films and NYFVC Host Fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

    Rooftop Films and NYFVC will host a benefit for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts on November 14, transforming a simple night of StoryCorps animation into an evening of support for those who have been affected by the storm. NYFVC, Rooftop Films and StoryCorps/Rauch Brothers have absorbed all costs and ...

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    Nollywood's Kunle Afolayan, Stephanie Linus Launch $100,000 Short Film Competition For African Filmmakers

    Nollywood director Kunle Afolayan and actress Stephanie Linus have teamed to launch a new short film competition called the Afrinolly Short Film Competition, with the goal being to help cultivate the next generation of African filmmakers, to expand the conversations on issues about the Afr...

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    Call for Entries: Rotterdam Producers Fellowship 2013 (Deadline Imminent!)

    Email I received says deadline is this Friday, November 16, so you don't have much time! One past participant whose name you'd recognize is Nekisa Cooper (Pariah); also Jason Orans for Tanya Hamilton's Night Catches Us.

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    First Look At Steve Coogan In Michael Winterbottom's 'The Look Of Love' Plus New Poster & More

    There are a few filmmakers as prolific and diverse working these days as Michael Winterbottom, and even though he just dropped his latest effort "Everyday" on the festival circuit this fall, he's already getting ready unleash his next film, "The Look Of Love."

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