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    Jim Loach's "Oranges and Sunshine" Goes to Cohen Media

    Cohen Media Group has acquired "Oranges and Sunshine," which stars Emily Watson, Hugo Weaving and David Wendham. It marks the directorial debut of Jim Loach, son of director Ken Loach and a veteran director of British television ("Shameless," "Coronation Street"). The film was acquired for North Ame...

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    indieWIRE Recaps 4 Stories You Shouldn't Miss

    indieWIRE Recaps is a new 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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    Cannes Honoring Bertolucci With Honorary Palme d'Or

    At the opening ceremony of the 2011 Festival de Cannes renowned Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci will be awarded the Honorary Palme d'Or, it was announced today. The recognition is "attributed to an important filmmaker whose work is authoritative but never got a Palme d'Or." Recent winners have...

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    Box Office: "Meek's Cutoff," "Blank City" Top Limited Debuts; "Hanna" Goes Wide and Scores

    Coming off a disappointing frame last weekend , the specialty box office also didn't have any significant breakouts debut this weekend. A slew of limited openings included Kelly Reichardt epic indie Western "Meek's Cutoff," Matt Harlock and Paul Thomas' doc "American:...

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    Critic's Notebook: Despite His Best Efforts, Sidney Lumet Was a Brilliant Stylist

    On the surface, Sidney Lumet was not a personal filmmaker, but he made intensely personal movies. Everyone has their favorite moments: The remarkably contained drama of "12 Angry Men," the fury of facing a corrupt justice system in "Serpico" and the uncertain nature of a hostage scenario in "Dog Day...

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    Sidney Lumet Was An Indie Filmmaker: Discuss.

    Sidney Lumet was my favorite indie-film director before I knew there was such a thing. I was in the seventh grade when I saw "12 Angry Men" from a metal folding chair inside Wesley Hall, as a special feature for my Sunday evening youth group. (The leader was a lawyer who liked to teach justice and m...

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    Director Sidney Lumet Dead at 86

    From The New York Times: "Sidney Lumet, a director who preferred the streets of New York to the back lots of Hollywood and whose stories of conscience became modern American film classics, died Saturday morning at his home in Manhattan. He was 86."

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    iPOP | This Week on the Scene: "Hanna," "Ceremony," Cleveland & More

    iPOP popped with a flurry of activity this past week.

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    Weekly indieWIRE Clicks: A New CEO, Todd Haynes on "Mildred Pierce," Greta Gerwig in "Arthur" & More

    This past week on indieWIRE, the Motion Picture Academy shocked the industry, Todd Haynes dished on "Mildred Pierce," Greta Gerwig went Hollywood and much more.

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    USA Film Festival Announces Opening Night Programs

    The 41st edition of the USA Film Festival will open with a tribute to Cary Grant and a screening of Nick Tomnay's "The Perfect Host," starring David Hyde Pierce. The Grant tribute will include a 55th Anniversary screening of "To Catch a Thief" and a book signing and conversation with Jennifer Grant,...

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