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    IFP and Lincoln Center Team Up For Revamped Independent Film Week

    Independent Film Project (IFP) and the Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced a new collaboration for 2011 Independent Film Week. It will be marked by a relocation of the event to Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center and with joint programming during the New York F...

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    iW Daily Recap | 4 Stories Not to Miss for Tuesday

    indieWIRE Recaps is a daily column that curates indie news and stories from around the film world. If you’d like to suggest an article, you can find us at editors@indiewire.com

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Flowers of Evil" Director David Dusa

    Paris-Tehran. Forced to leave Tehran after the controversial elections in 2009, 24-year-old Anahita desperately relies on her laptop and smartphone to stay connected to the friends shaping the revolutionary movement in her homeland. Captivated by Anahita's urgency and sense of purpose, Rachid—a youn...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Give Up Tomorrow" Director Michael Collins

    In 1997, 19-year-old culinary student Paco Larrañaga was arrested for the kidnap, rape, and murder of two sisters on the provincial island of Cebu in the Philippines. Despite demonstrable evidence of his innocence, including 40 eye-witnesses and photographs placing him hundreds of miles from the sce...

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    Updated: Directors Fortnight Selects 21 Features & More

    The Cannes Directors Fortnight revealed its 2011 selection with 21 features taking part in this year's lineup. Additionally, 14 shorts and four special screenings will round out this year's selctions.

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Spurlock, Cannes, Tribeca, Von Trier & More

    Today on indieWIRE Morgan Spurlock dished on making the "Greatest Movie," Cannes announced another lineup, Lars Von Trier went easy on Kirsten Dunst and more.

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    José Padilha's Thriller "Elite Squad" Heads to New Video

    Distributor New Video has acquired José Padilha's Brazilian crime thriller, "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within" (Tropa de Elite 2). The company plans a theatrical release in the U.S. and Canada this coming Autumn, followed by digital, VOV, DVD and a television roll out in early 2012.

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    Zeitgeist Takes "Salt of Life"

    U.S. rights to 2011 Berlin International Film Festival title, "The Salt of Life" by Gianni Di Gregorio have been picked up by Zeitgeist Films, the distributor said Monday. Zeitgeist picked up the film from Fandango Portobello, which also handled the release of Gregorio's first film, "Mid-August Lunc...

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    Rooftop Films Sets 15th Summer Series Lineup

    Rooftop Films has announced the lineup for their 15th annual summer series. Starting May 13 and runnning through August 20, Rooftop will screen features every weekend with more than 50 shows in all. The program includes 23 feature films (including two world premieres) and 183 short films, shown in t...

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    Cohen Media Group Snatches "Madoff"

    The Cohen Media Group has announced that it has acquired all US rights to Jeff Prosserman's "Chasing Madoff." E1 is handling the film in Canada.

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