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    Two Museums Buy That Really Cool, Real-Time, 24-Hour Movie Clip Montage, "The Clock"

    "The Clock," the critically acclaimed 24-hour video montage comprised of thousands of movie clips of time references and is designed to screen in synchronized real time, has been acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the National Gallery of Canada.

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    iW Daily Recaps | 4 Stories Not to Miss for Wednesday

    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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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Critics' Pick, Hot Docs, Jodie Foster Speaks & More

    Today on indieWIRE "Caterpillar" topped a weak Critical Consensus, Jodie Foster dished on working with Mel Gibson in "The Beaver," Hot Docs got off to a great start and more.

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    Focus Features and Laika Team Up for Two Picture Deal

    Focus Features and Laika, the companies responsible for "Coraline," are teaming up once again, this time for a two-picture distribution deal. The first film will be "ParaNorman," a 3-D stop-motion animated movie set for release on August 17, 2012. The second film has not been announced but already h...

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    Independent Film & Television Alliance Names Jennifer Garnick and Robin Burt to New Executive Roles

    The Independent Film & Television Alliance named Jennifer Garnick as Vice President of Communications and promoted Robin Burt to Vice President of Marketing and Membership.

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    Venice's Giorgio Gosetti Joins Reykjavik International Film Festival

    Giorgio Gosetti has been named the new Program Director at the Reykjavik International Film Festival. He replaces Dimitri Eipides who was recently named director of the the Thessaloniki International Film Festival and the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival. Gosetti, who is also director of the V...

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    Cannes Adds "The Artist" To Competition; Announces Camera d'Or and Certain Regard Juries

    The Cannes Film Festival has added Michel Hazanavicius's "The Artist" to its official competition, bringing the fest's main slate to 20 films. "OSS 117" director Hazanavicius's latest film - a French production but in the English language - stars John Goodman, Missi Pyle and James Cromwell. The fil...

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    Critical Consensus: "Caterpillar" Tops "Beaver" In Weak Week For criticWIRE

    Opening in limited release this week is yet another an eclectic batch, with Jodie Foster's "The Beaver" clearly the most high-profile with PR nightmare Mel Gibson making an attempt at career damage control in Foster's long-awaited third directorial effort. The film features Gibson as a clinically de...

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    Hot Docs Fest and Blue Ice Film Announce $1 Million Fund for African Docs

    It was announced today at Toronto's Hot Docs Forum, held in conjunction with the festival, that Hot Docs would be teaming with Toronto-based Blue Ice Films to provide $1 million in grants over the next five years to African documentarians. The fund seeks to foster documentaries by Africans to come ...

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    Apichatpong Weerasethakul Comes to New York for a Monthlong Residency in May at the New Museum

    Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul has emerged as a major creative force over the past ten years, but his global presence reached new heights last year when he won the Palme d'Or for his sensationally dreamlike "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives." Drawing on issues of identity and representation, toying with perspective and repositioning classic folklore to reflect modern society, Weerasethakul transcends the boundaries associated with the term "filmmaker" and deserves recognition as a media artist. Few people, however, can fully absorb the multiple dimensions of Weerasethakul's output, which includes experimental shorts and m...

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