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    Eight World Premieres Set for Doha Tribeca Film Festival's Arab Competition

    Now in its second year, the Arab Film Competition at the 2011 Doha Tribeca Film Festival, will feature 14 films, eight of which will be making their world premieres.

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    Jafar Panahi's "This is Not a Film" Co-Director is Among the Six Filmmakers Jailed in Iran

    Mojtaba Mir Tahmaseb, Jafar Pahahi's co-director on "This is Not A Film," is among the six filmmakers who were arrested by Iranian authorities who claim that the group was spying on behalf of BBC Persia.

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    Chicago International Film Festival Sets 47th Competition Lineup

    The Chicago International Film Festival unveiled its roster of films in competition, with 53 first-time filmmakers making the extensive list, featured in the event's New Directors, International Feature, DOCUFEST, After Dark and short film competitions. In all, 143 features will screen in the fest, ...

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    Kickstarter-Funded Soccer Doc Lands Home

    Ranko Tutulugdzija and Nick Lewis's sports documentary, "Rise and Shine: The Jay Demerit Story," has been acquired for worldwide distribution by D&E Entertainment.

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    Iran Arrests Independent Documentary Filmmakers, Accuses Them of Working for BBC

    Six documentary independent filmmakers have been arrested in Iran, it was reported today. The reason? Judicial authorities accused them of secretly working for the BBC's Farsi language service, supplying it with films that negatively depict Iran.

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: TIFF Wrap-up, Netflix Goes Nuts and More

    Today on indieWIRE, we rounded up all of our TIFF coverage for your reading pleasure, asked what the heck Netflix was thinking, updated our Oscar predictions and much more.

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    Call It Netflix or Call it Qwikster, But With Finding Movies An Afterthought, We Call It Crazy

    Others have detailed the lunacy behind the launch of Netflix's instantly ill-fated Qwikster brand (and there's a lot of crazy there: Did they even consider the Twitter factor? Is there anything more indicative that you just don't care?). However, what's most amazing is the very fine line between the...

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    Everything You Would Ever Want to Know About Toronto 2011

    This year's massive edition of the Toronto International Film Festival came to a close this weekend with Nadine Labaki’s surprise audience award win for "Where Do We Go Now?." Her drama was just one of over 200 films that screened over the course of the 11-day event.

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    Music Box Films Snatches "The Deep Blue Sea" Starring Rachel Weisz For U.S.

    Terence Davies' "The Deep Blue Sea," starring Rachel Weisz, has been acquired by Music Box Films for U.S. distribution. The drama premiered last week at the Toronto International Film Festival and will close the London Film Festival before opening in the U.K. on November 25.

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    Box Office: "Restless" Disappoints; "Kevin Hart" Keeps Laughing Its Way To Bank

    Gus Van Sant's "Restless" disappointed at the specialty box office this weekend. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the teenage romance - starring Mia Wasikowska and Henry Hopper - grossed $17,285 from 5 screens, averaging $3,457. Though perhaps an unfair comparison, Van Sant...

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