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    Music Box Acquires Ira Sachs' Gay Relationship Drama 'Keep the Lights On'

    Music Box Films will distribute Ira Sachs' "Keep the Lights On" throughout North America. The film debuted at Sundance 2012 and won Berlin's Teddy Award (the prize for best film with an LGBT theme). The film is headed to April's Tribeca Film Fest...

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    Angelina Jolie Praises Invisible Children, Hates Joseph Kony, Films 'Maleficent' in June (Video)

    Angelina Jolie tells The Telegraph that Invisible Children has "been a wonderful movement for a long time," and she supports their KONY 2012 video raising awareness in young people...

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    Vanessa Williams, Rockmond Dunbar Headline Roger Bobb's Feature Directorial Debut "Raising Izzie"

    Casting update on a project first announced in December 2011...

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    'In The Loop' Star Chris Addison, Stand-Up Dara O'Briain & Rising Actress Sarah Solemani Join Michael Winterbottom's 'The King Of Soho'

    We feel fairly confident in saying that Michael Winterbottom, or at least his casting director, is a big comedy fan. His lighter work, like "24 Hour Party People," "A Cock And Bull Story" and "The Trip" didn't just help to launch the big-screen careers of Steve Coog...

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    "The Worlds Of Ousmane Sembène" At Miami (OH) 2nd Annual African Film Festival

    Courtesy of the Black Cinema Center/Archive...

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    Naomie Harris To Play Winnie Mandela Opposite Idris Elba In 'Long Walk To Freedom'; Justin Chadwick In Talks To Direct

    A film adaptation of "Long Walk To Freedom," Nelson Mandela's memoir of his time in prison under South African apartheid, his subsequent release, and rise to the presidency, has been, ironically, a long time coming. Back in the 1990s, "Elizabeth" director Shekhar Kapur was at...

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    Music Box Takes Ira Sachs' 'Keep The Lights On'

    Music Box Films has acquired North American rights for Ira Sachs' "Keep The Lights On," it was announced today.

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    Dept Of Radio, TV & Film At Howard University Presents An Evening w/ Haitian Filmmaker Raoul Peck

    For all of you readers at Howard University, or in the Washington DC area... this should definitely be worth your while, and I encourage you to attend if you can.

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    Watch: Peeta & Caesar Have A Chat In New Clip From 'The Hunger Games'

    We're about two weeks away from "The Hunger Games" unleashing a new franchise upon the world and at the very least, Lionsgate are hoping they have a better weekend than Disney just did with "John Carter" (though, that movie did okay overseas, so it's not going to be quiet...

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    Watch: Clips From 'Killer Joe' & 'Shut Up And The Play The Hits'; Teaser Trailer For 'The Loved Ones'

    Can't be at SXSW? Well, this morning we'll bring a little bit from a couple of the festival favorites to you to check out, along with a trailer for a horror flick that has taken nearly three years to hit U.S. screens.

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