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    Film Festival Seeks Films With People Of Color That Deal With Atheism

    On the heels of a recent Black Folk Don't web series episode (atheism was the focus), I received an email from a rep for a film festival in Portland, OR, with the following request:

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    Mark Cuban on Releasing 'Occupy Unmasked' Documentary Before the Presidential Election: 'I Don't Have Any Politics'

    Magnet Releasing is diving into the pre-election political mix with an all-rights deal to distribute “Occupy Unmasked,” the latest documentary from Citizens United Productions that features the late conservative firebrand Andrew Breitbart. To maximize potential exposure for the political...

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    'The Adjustment Bureau' Helmer George Nolfi Will Be Up 'One Minute To Midnight'

    While "The Adjustment Bureau" became a surprise sleeper hit last spring, taking in over $120 million worldwide, George Nolfi has remained mostly under the radar since. He's got a couple projects brewing as a producing and/or screenwriting vehicles, and he was shortlisted to helm "...

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    Kino Lorber Releasing Double Feature DVD With 2 Rarely Seen Works Featuring Fela Kuti

    New York, NY - August 3, 2012 - Kino Lorber is proud to announce the release of a double feature DVD containing two rarely seen works featuring Nigerian musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and human rights activist Fela Kuti.

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    Exclusive: New Images Of Robert Pattinson In David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis'

    Eric Packer is having a bad day. With the financial markets in turmoil, unease in the streets, a marriage that's crumbling and more, his odyssey across Manhattan to get a haircut will take him on an adventure he never expected. Welcome to David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis."

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    Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey As Eugene Allen's Wife In 'The Butler'

    The film is scripted to cover several decades in the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served many presidents; So, based on Oprah's look in the photos below, they were likely shooting scenes covering the latter years.

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    Should the Left Boycott Landmark? Mark Cuban and Citizens United Team Up for Anti-Occupy Doc

    It's too bad neither the Occupy Wall Street movement, nor its supporters, have created a compelling full-length narrative documentary to define themselves yet. Because it looks like the rightwing group Citizens United have beat them to it, with a film called "Occupy Unmasked," direc...

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    Lipsky's Adopt Films Acquires 'Molly's Theory of Relativity,' Directed by Lipsky

    Writer-director Jeff Lipsky's "Molly's Theory of Relativity" has gone to his new company Adopt Films for US distribution, set for March 2013. The film about "the economy, how we value and measure the pride we take in what we choose to do for a living, the unbreakable bonds of ...

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    Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' Moved From Christmas Day To Summer 2013

    Take this one right out of the Oscar race folks. While showing off a razzle dazzle trailer earlier this year that matched up Jay-Z beats with Jazz Age glamour, Warner Bros. have decided to shift Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" from a Christmas Day relaese to an unspecified date next ...

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    EXCLUSIVE: David Sedaris Heads to the Big Screen for the First Time With Kyle Patrick Alvarez's 'C.O.G.'

    For the first time ever, a David Sedaris story will become a movie. "C.O.G." -- a short story from Sedaris' best-selling 1997 essay collection Naked -- will begin production in October from writer-director Kyle Patrick Alvarez, who won the "Someone To Watch" Indie Spirit Awar...

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