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    'Innocence of Muslims' Filmmaker Jailed, But Not For Anti-Islam Film; "Continuous Deception" Found Dangerous

    After igniting violence that led to dozens of deaths in Libya and other parts of the Middle East, Mark Basseley Youssef -- the California filmmaker behind the infamous "Innocence of Muslims" video -- has been sentenced to one year in prison by U.S. Distract Court Judge Christina Snyder, The Associat...

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    Preview Cuban Post-Apocalyptic Cannibalism Drama 'Los Desastres De La Guerra' ('Disasters Of War')

    Cuban filmmaker Tomas Piard's returns to fantasy cinema comes in the form of a post-apocalyptic drama titled Los Desastres De La Guerra (Disasters of War), which follows survivors of a nuclear war, whose sole purpose is find and reach the ocean. The film is set in a time where there is no l...

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    Michelle Pfeiffer & Chloe Moretz To Star In Tim Robbins' 'Man Under'

    Chloe Moretz and Michelle Pfeiffer will be hoping that their latest project together will be somewhat more entertaining than the abject “Dark Shadows” which they collaborated on earlier this year. They’ve joined the cast of “Man Under,” a production which has also added an Academy Award winning acto...

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    Watch Forest Whitaker As A South African Environmental Activist In Trailer For Thriller 'A Dark Truth'

    Forest Whitaker joins Andy Garcia, Kim Coates, Deborah Kara Unger, and Eva Longoria in Canadian director Damian Lee's political/environmental thriller, A Dark Truth, in which Garcia plays a former CIA operative turned political talk show host, who is hired by a corporate whistle blower...

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    Phillip Noyce Eyes Directing 'The Giver' Starring Jeff Bridges

    Winning the Newberry Award in 1994, Lois Lowry's "The Giver" seems to have been in development nearly as long. The movie came close to being made a couple of times, once with "House of Sand and Fog" writer-director Vadim Perelman at the helm over at Fox, and then again at War...

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    Women Director News Roundup: Nancy Savoca, Christine Jeffs and Sarah Siegal-Magness

    Some new feature projects have recently been announced coming from Nancy Savoca, Christine Jeffs and the directorial debut of Precious producer Sarah Siegal-Magness.

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    Watch: Stirring Full Trailer For Musical 'Les Miserables' With Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe & Anne Hathaway

    For one of the big box-office and awards hopes of the Christmas season, "Les Miserables" has been keeping its cards close to its chest, with only a single teaser trailer, and some scattered TV spots and featurettes, showing a glimpse of "The King's Speech" director Tom Hooper's cinematic take on the...

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    Cinema in Sudan: Conversations with Gadalla Gubara (One Of The Fathers Of African Cinema)

    Courtesy of Film Africa which is currently underway in London, running through the 11th, a documentary on the late Sudanese film-maker, and one of the founding fathers of African cinema, Gadalla Gubara (1920 – 2008) from filmmaker Frédérique Cifuentes, titled Cinema in Sudan...

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    Exclusive: Poster For Child Boxing Documentary 'Buffalo Girls'

    Certain to provoke and fascinate in equal measure, commercial and music video director Todd Kellstein turns the camera to child boxing in Thailand for his feature documentary debut, "Buffalo Girl," and it's sure to be one that will have many folks talking.

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    'The Ambassador' Director Prepping Another Controversial Africa-Set Doc; Focus Is On An Assassination

    'The Ambassador' Director Prepping Another Controversial Africa-Set Doc; Focus Is On An Assassination

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