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    "My Joy" Finds U.S. Buyer Ahead of NYFF Premiere

    Ahead of its New York Film Festival bow next Thursday, "My Joy," the fiction film debut of veteran Russian documentary filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa, has been acquired by Kino International for U.S. distribution. The film comes to New York following its world premiere in Cannes earlier this year, where ...

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    Eugene Hernandez: This Is Not Goodbye

    Change is coming. And it will make two fixtures of the film community stronger.

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    Magnet Takes Takashi Miike Samurai Film "13 Assassins"

    Magnet Releasing, Magnolia Picture's genre arm has snatched the new samurai film from famed Japanese auteur Takashi Miike, "13 Assassins." The film, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and then headed to Toronto, has been chosen as the Closing Night film at this year's Fantastic Fest in Aust...

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    Lorber Acquires "Tuesday, After Chrismas" Ahead of NYFF Premiere

    Ahead of its screening at the New York Film Festival which launches this week, Radu Muntean's "Tuesday, After Christmas" has been acquired by Lorber Films for U.S. distribution. The Romanian film played earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section. Lorber will first...

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    Premieres and Fest Faves on Tap for 17th Austin Film Festival

    The Austin Film Festival & Conference unveiled details of its programming lineup today with 60 feature world, U.S., and regional premieres in many genres including drama, comedy, horror, documentary and more on tap for its 17th annual event taking place October 21 - 28. Toronto favorites including D...

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    Welcome, Peter Bogdanovich

    All summer we've been working closely with filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich to build a new site here on indieWIRE. His new home on the growing indieWIRE Blog Network, appropriately dubbed Blogdanovich, features frequent dispatches on the Golden Age of movies and has just been updated with ten reviews, in...

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    NGE Taps "The First Grader" for the U.S.

    Director Justin Chadwick's "The First Grader" has been picked up by National Geographic Entertainment for U.S. theatrical distribution. The true tale about an 84-year-old Kenyan's battle for an education screened at the recent Toronto and Telluride film festivals. It was a runner-up for the Toronto ...

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    O-Scope Lands "Rare Exports" in Toronto

    North American rights to Jalmari Helander's Toronto debut, "Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale" have been acquired by Oscilloscope Laboratories, the company said Sunday. Oscilloscope plans a December release and the film will have its U.S. premiere next weekend at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX. It marks ...

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    As Toronto Closes, Focus Picks Up "Beginners"

    Even as the Toronto International Film Festival closed out today, the business of the festival continued with Focus Features picking up Mike Mills' "Beginners." The specialty outfit, which only rarely acquires titles at festivals - "The Kids Are All Right" being another notable exception - plans a 2...

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    "King's Speech" Wins Toronto's Audience Award; "Incendies" Takes Canadian Prize

    Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" and Denis Villeneuve's "Incendies" were among the big winners at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival's awards ceremony. At a brunch at the Intercontinental Hotel on Front Street this afternoon, a variety of prizes were announced, with "Speech" taking the to...

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