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    Watch: Tony Kaye Discusses 'Detachment,' Working With New York School Actor Adrien Brody & Tells A Bizarre Fish Story

    From racism ("American History X") to abortion ("Lake Of Fire") to post-Katrina New Orleans (the legally ensnared "Black Water Transit"), Tony Kaye has never shied away from tough subject matter. But his latest film finds him stepping into the most dangerous territory h...

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    Sundance's Film Forward Heads to India, Announces Mumbai Mantra Screenwriters Lab

    Sundance's Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue is traveling to India March 15-22--hitting Mumbai, New Delhi, Aligarh, Noida and Gurgaon. Film Forward will bring their selection of ten films (listed below) to India...

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    8 Projects Chosen for Inaugural Mumbai Mantra | Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab

    The Sundance Institute and Mumbai Mantra, the media and entertainment division of the Majindra Group, have selected eight feature film projects by Indian screenwriters for the inaugual Mumbai Mantra | Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab.

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    SXSW '12 Interview: Bobcat Goldthwait Talks His 'Oliver!' Sized Kinks Musical & Rowdy 'God Bless America'

    Bobcat Goldthwait has always walked the road of comedy right on the edge. From this early days as a member of the "Police Academy" ensemble, but his current work as a filmmaker which has seen him bring deliriously dark, demented and funny works like "Shakes The Clown" "World...

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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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