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    Heaven is Working with John Waters in a Low-Budget Hell: A Crew Member's Memoir

    Robert Maier got lucky. He was just out of college when he began working with John Waters on "Female Trouble" and continued to be part of his crew through "Cry-Baby;" he also directed the 1975 short doc "Love Letter to Edie," which profiles Waters' longtime muse Edith Massey.

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: New Oscar Rules, "Weekend" On Top and More

    Today on indieWIRE, "Weekend" topped our critics' list, the Academy changed up its campaign rules, we shared some tips on funding your documentary and much more.

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    Sundance Institute Butters "ToasT" with $4,500 Commission

    The Sundance Institute Theater Program announced today that it has selected Lemon Andersen as the recipient of a $4,500 commission to complete his new play, "ToasT." The grant represents a partnership with The Public Theater’s Under The Radar (UTR) and is supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mell...

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    SFFS Awards $100,000 to Innovative Documentary Filmmakers

    The San Francisco Film Society today announced the three winners of its inaugural SFFS Documentary Film Funds grants. A total of $100,000 will be awarded to help cover post-production costs of the filmmakers' documentaries.

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    Weinsteins Rock to Sean Penn's "This Must Be the Place"

    The Weinstein Company has picked up Italian auteur Paolo Sorrentino's first English-language feature, "This Must Be the Place." Starring Sean Penn, the film is described by iW's film critic Eric Kohn tells the story of a "subpar Alice Cooper impression" with Penn playing the weary-eyed Cheyenne, a l...

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    200 Films Set for 2011 Abu Dhabi Film Festival

    The Abu Dhabi Film Festival unveiled its 2011 lineup Wednesday with over 200 films from 43 countries joining this year's roster. Seventeen films are set to screen in the Middle Eastern festival's narrative competition, while 12 join the documentary competition and 25 titles will screen in ADFF's Sho...

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    Lionsgate Takes Toronto Titles "Friends" & "You're Next"

    In a pair of acquisition announcements, Lionsgate said it picked up Toronto '11 titles "You're Next," in addition to "Friends With Kids," which the company announced previously.

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    Watch: Promising, If Inaccurate, Trailer for Joshua Leonard's Directorial Debut "The Lie"

    "The Lie," actor Joshua Leonard's first solo directing credit, was generally well received by critics at Sundance earlier this year following its world premiere. Our own Eric Kohn wrote, "A basic domestic drama with flashes of light comedy, the movie feels both cautionary and sincere about the prosp...

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    Slamdance Announces "On The Road" Tour

    Slamdance is going on the road this year with "On The Road," its new traveling theatrical showcase which will screen the acclaimed documentary "Superheroes," about actual community superheroes who patrol their streets, along with Andrew Putschoegl's short film "Hello Caller."

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    Lucy Walker and David Lowery Among 2011 Filmmakers Fund Grantees

    New York summer screening series Rooftop Films has announced the grantees for its 2011 Filmmaking Fund. Grantees are filmmakers whose feature or short film work has been shown at Rooftop Films.

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