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    "Human Centipede" Director Tom Six On UK's Sequel Ban: "Spoilers!"

    A day after the British Board of Film Classification banned the sequel to "The Human Centipede" from a theatrical or DVD release in the UK, "Centipede" director Tom Six has lashed out at the organization.

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    The Weinstein Company Names Negeen Yazdi Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions

    Negeen Yazdi is the new London-based VP of acquisitions and co-productions at the Weinstein Co. Yazdi left her position at Universal Pictures International, where she was director of worldwide acquisitions. Yazdi will be responsible for generating new projects for TWC and "cultivating existing partn...

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    Werner Herzog Gets Psychedelic, Entices Stephen Colbert with Talk of Albino Alligators

    Props to the "The Colbert Report," which saw fit to interview Werner Herzog (!) as he promotes the release of "Cave of Forgotten Dreams." Although he resisted Colbert's suggestion to describe the film as "cave porn," Herzog provided a good match to Colbert's wit. After describing the film's postscri...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Alamo Drafthouse's Tim League on Why He Won't Hesitate to Kick Out Rude Customers

    As of this writing, the Alamo Drafthouse's has received nearly 400,000 views on YouTube. (If you haven't had the pleasure, click here.) We called Alamo owner Tim League to ask him a few questions about the patron, the policy and the PSA.

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    Worldwide Box Office: From "Tree" to "Paris," How Are the Indies Doing Overseas?

    The specialty marketplace has been heating up in North America, in large part thanks to the huge per-theater-averages for Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life." In a new feature on indieWIRE, the focus will turn to how a few independent films are faring around th...

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    Sundance & Cinereach Select Eleven for $1.5 Million Grants

    Eleven projects have been named recipients of the $1.5 million "Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute," a three-year initiative designed to "support documentary and narrative feature film projects with themes that evoke global cultural exchange and social impact." The 11 will receive help in what ...

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    CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival Announces Winners

    The CFC Worldwide Shorts Film Festival has announced the winners of the 2011 festival, which ran last week in Toronto. Nine awards and over $90,000 in cash and prizes were presented to Canadian and international filmmakers, while winners of the awards for Best Live-Action Short and Best Animated Sho...

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    IFP Announces 2011 Narrative Filmmaker Lab Participants

    IFP has announced the participants of the 7th edition of its Narrative Independent Filmmaker Lab, a year-long fellowship will commence June 6-10 in New York City. This follows last year's highly successful edition, where more than half the projects have already launched their first feature at presti...

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    Steve Jobs Announces iCloud: What Will it Mean for Indie Film?

    Today Steve Jobs unveiled Apple's new iCloud service at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. And unlike the Amazon and Google cloud storage services, iCloud could have a more immediate impact on how we watch movies.

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: "The Human Centipede II" Gets Banned in the UK & More Top Stories of the Day

    Today on indieWIRE three new releases got graded, "The Human Centipede II" was dealt with a blow in the U.K., Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Smith square off and much more.

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