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    "Take Shelter" Finds Home at Sony Pictures Classics

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired rights to Jeff Nichols' "Take Shelter" ahead of its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival where its competing in the dramatic competition.

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    61st Berlinale Locks Down Full 2011 Competition Program

    The 61st Berlin International Film Festival has unveiled the full selection for their Competition Program. 22 films make up the slate, 16 of which will be competing for the awards.

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    25 Shorts Join Berlinale Lineup

    Twenty-five short films from 21 countries, including Spike Jonze's world premiere of "Scenes from the Suburbs," will compete for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear (Grand Prix of the Jury), the DAAD Short Film Prize and a nomination for the EFA Short Film Prize at the upcoming Berlin International Film...

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    Palm Springs Fest Honors "Whistleblower" & "Gods and Men" Capping 22nd Fest

    Canadian director Larysa Kondracki's "The Whistleblower" lead the audience winners at the 22nd Palm Springs International Film Festival over the weekend, winning the best narrative feature prize, while Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel's "Louder Than a Bomb" took the best documentary feature prize in the a...

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    Holiday Box Office: "Barney's Version" Opens Nicely; Awards Hopefuls Keep It Coming

    After a one week Academy qualifying run back in December, Sony Pictures Classics officially opened Richard J. Lewis's "Barney's Version" on four screens this Martin Luther King Day weekend. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the results were promising. "Version," which stars ...

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    Updated: SnagFilms gets $10 million in Funding -- and Bingham Ray

    SnagFilms has received $10 million in a financing round led by venture capital firm New Enterprises Associates and Comcast Interactive Capital, the investment arm of cable operator Comcast. Joining SnagFIlms is industry veteran Bingham Ray, who will serve as a consultant for the company.

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    Goldwyn Takes Rights for Russia's "Edge"

    U.S. rights to Russia’s official Academy Award entry "The Edge" by Alexey Uchitel ("Captive") have been picked up by Samuel Goldwyn Films. The film recently had its U.S. debut at the Palm Springs International Film Festival after premiering at Toronto and other international festivals.

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    Oprah Winfrey Network Picks Up Chaz Bono Doc For TV Premiere

    A trio of documentaries have been added to the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Documentary Film Club. Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato’s “Becoming Chaz” and Christy Turlington Burns’s “No Woman, No Cry” will air on OWN this May, with Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel&r...

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    Documentary Director Joe Berlinger Suffers Setback in Battle With Chevron

    In a setback for filmmaker Joe Berlinger's ongoing legal battle with Chevron, a federal appeals court has ruled that he cannot invoke journalist's privilege in refusing to turn over footage for the 2009 documentary "Crude: The Real Price of Oil."

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    Full Frame Announces First 2011 Programming

    The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has begun preparations for its 14th annual event, announcing that "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" directors Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg will receive the fest's 2011 Career Award and also present the U.S. premiere of their new film, "Burma Soldier."

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