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    Kodak Files for Chapter 11, But the Party Goes On

    Very early on January 19 -- the opening day of  the 2012 Sundance Film Festival -- Kodak announced that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (Details are available at Kodaktransforms.com.) Nonetheless, Kodak still plans to hold its annual Sundance party next week. Kodak's bankruptcy...

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    Scott Free, YouTube & Emirates Announce 'Your Film Festival'

    YouTube, Scott Free and Emirates want to find the world's best storytellers and they're doing it through Your Film Festival.

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    Strand Takes US Rights To 'Oslo, August 31st'

    Strand Releasing has taken all US rights to Joachim Trier's "Oslo, August 31st," which debuted to strong reviews at the Cannes Film Festival last year and will soon screen in the Spotlight section of the 2012 Sundnace Film Festival.

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    Denzel Washington's "Safe House" Gets "R" Rating

    Well that's a relief!

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    Screening Sightings For "Have You Heard From Johannesburg" (Epic Doc On Global Effort To Destroy Apartheid)

    From director Connie Field (director of some of the most exciting, politically potent documentaries of our time - The Life And Times Of Rosie The Riveter and Freedom On My Mind) comes a film we first told you about in early 2010, when it was set to screen at the Film Forum here in NYC - Ha...

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    Watch: Trailer For Keanu Reeves' 'Side By Side' Doc Featuring David Lynch, Steven Soderbergh, Christopher Nolan & More

    With the death knell ringing for 35mm film as format -- with estimates suggesting that by 2015 it will be nothing more than a niche -- there is perhaps no better time for the Keanu Reeves-produced documentary "Side By Side." Set to premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival next mo...

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    Preview French Dramedy "30° Couleur" (Black Man Climbs Social Ladder, Suppresses African Identity, Regains It In Carnival)

    In the last year we've introduced you to a number of French-produced films centered around stories about people of African descent, like Case Départ, Intouchables, and most recently the Toussaint L'Ouverture feature starring Jimmy Jean-Luis. 

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    Nigerian Director Obi Emelonye Follows Up Award-Winning Hit Film "Mirror Boy" With Big Budget Thriller "Last Flight To Abuja"

    Although the Nollywood film industry is one of the fastest-growing film markets around, it still contends with a "poor quality films" perception often attached in describing the industry but filmmaker Obi Emelonye hopes to change that with his new big-budget thriller.

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    Sundance Docs: Clip From 'Bones Brigade'; Trailer For 'Finding North'; Peter Jackson & Damien Echols Talk 'West Of Memphis'

    Sundance kicks off tomorrow and the journey for many films that will hit your arthouse and garner awards season heat will begin in Park City, Utah. While the lineup of feature films is always impressive, this year in particular features an equally strong array of documentaries with subject matter in...

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    "Snow On Tha Bluff" (Drama That Claims To "Show What Life On The Streets Is Really Like") Acquired For 2012 Release

    Sergio profiled this film in May 2011, asking if any of you would actually want to see it, based on the trailer that was embedded within the post. 

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