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    "Being Elmo" Doc To Hit Theaters Across World

    The crowd-pleasing profile of Sesame Street's most beloved character (and his friend Kevin Clash), Constance Marks's "Being Elmo," will come to the US, Canada, and Australia/New Zealand. The film received a special jury prize at this year's Sundance.

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    "Tree of Life" Wins Palme d'Or in Cannes

    Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" took the Palme d'Or Sunday night in Cannes, though the notoriously shy director did not take to the stage to accept the prize. The Dardennes' "The Kid with a Bike" shared the Grand Prix with "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia" by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, and Nicolas Winding...

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    Box Office: Woody Allen's "Paris" Burns Up Specialty Market With Record Numbers

    A week after opening the Cannes Film Festival to warm notices, Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" is burning up the U.S. box office. On six screens, the Owen Wilson led ensemble piece grossed a downright stunning $578,905. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, that made for a $96...

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    Kino International President Donald Krim Dies At 65

    Kino International president and Kino Lorber co-president Donald Krim died May 20 at his New York home after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 65. Among the directors Krim brought to American audiences were Wong Kar-Wai ("Happy Together"), Michael Haneke ("The Piano Teacher"), Amos Gitai ("Kado...

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    Kim Ki-Duk, Andreas Dresen Share Un Certain Regard

    Kim Ki-Duk's "Arirang" and Andreas Dresen's "Stopped on Track" tied for the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes this year, a jury headed by Emir Kusturica announced Saturday.

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    Friday Box Office: Woody's "Paris" Is Burning For Sony Classics

    A week after opening the Cannes Film Festival to warm notices, Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" is burning up the U.S. box office. On six screens, the Owen Wilson led ensemble piece grossed a fantastic $171,000 Friday night. That made for a $28,000 per-theater-average, which would have been an res...

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    Sundance Selects Acquires Cannes' "Poliss"

    Continuing to prove a big player at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Sundance Selects announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to Maiwenn's competition title "Poliss" from Wild Bunch. That's the fourth competition title the distributor has picked up out the festival, after "Sleeping Beauty," ...

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    IFC Midnight Takes North American Rights to "Snowtown" at Cannes

    IFC Midnight today took North American rights to the psychological thriller "Snowtown" in Cannes. The film marks the directorial debut of Australian filmmaker Justin Kurzel.

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    "Atmen," "Geants" Lead Director's Fortnight Winners In Cannes

    Karl Markovics' "Atmen" (Breathing) and Bouli Lanners' "Les géants" led the winners of Cannes' Director's Fortnight section, which were announced this evening.

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    iPOP | This Week on the Scene: Cannes & NYC

    While Lars von Trier's rant in Cannes kept indieWIRE's editorial side busy, iPOP hit up La Croisette this week to offer a peek into what else is going down at the event.

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