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    AMPAS Screenwriting Grant Deadline Approaching

    The deadline is approaching for the Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, a program of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, which awards up to five $30,000 fellowships to new screenwriters. The deadline for the award is Monday, May 2, 2011.

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    Magnolia Pictures buys Peter Gatien Documentary "Limelight"

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired all world rights to "Limelight," a documentary about notorious nightclub owner Peter Gatien, from Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman's rakontur.

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    Weekly indieWIRE Clicks: The Best News, Reviews & Features

    This week on indieWIRE Tribeca launched, Cannes continued to hype their annual event, Morgan Spurlock poked fun at product placement, "The Tree of Life" showed it has legs and much more.

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    iW Daily Recap | 5 Stories Not to Miss for Friday

    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 | "Cairo Exit" Director Hesham Issawi

    Yearning to be as free as she feels when motorbiking the dusty back streets of Cairo with her Muslim boyfriend Tarek, 18-year-old Amal is torn between absconding to Italy illegally by boat with her beloved, or staying in Egypt with her Coptic Orthodox Christian family. Amal cannot bear to consider t...

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Tribeca Opens, "The Union" review, "The Tree of Life" dinosaur & more

    Today on indieWIRE coverage of Tribeca's Opening Night, reviews of "The Union" and "Incendies," a first look at "The Tree of Life" dinosaur and more.

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    IFC Midnight Takes Tribeca's "Saint"

    IFC Midnight has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to Dick Maas' evil Santa film "Saint" ahead of its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Starring Huub Stapel, Egbert-Jan Weeber, Caro Lenssen, Bert Luppes and Escha Tanihatu, the Dutch film will premiere tonight at 9:00pm at the AMC Loews Vi...

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    SnagFilms Grabs VOD Rights to "Resistance"

    Domestic VOD and digital rights to director Iara Lee's "Cultures of Resistance" have been picked up by SnagFilms.

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    iW Daily Recap | 5 Stories Not to Miss for Thursday

    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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    "Restrepo" Director Tim Hetherington Killed In Libya (UPDATED)

    Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Tim Hetherington has been killed in Libya, it is being reported by Vanity Fair (where Hetherington worked as a contributing photographer).

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