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    The Weinstein Company Buys Worldwide Rights to Paul Thomas Anderson's Latest

    The Weinstein Company has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Paul Thomas Anderson's untitled follow-up to "There Will Be Blood," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix.

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    "Somewhere Between" Wins Hot Docs Audience Award As Fest Breaks Attendance Record

    Linda Goldstein Knowlton's "Somewhere Between" - which follows four remarkable Chinese-born adoptees as they come of age between two cultures - took the audience award at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, which came to a close this weekend. The festival saw its attendance reach a record 151,000. The 11-day event featured 360 public screenings of 199 films on 16 screens across Toronto, three Rooftop Docs screenings, a conference and market for documentary professionals, and Docs for Schools, a phenomenally popular education program for youth. A total 168 screenings went rush, and the box office saw a 24 per cent increa...

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    iW Daily Recaps | 4 Stories Not to Miss for Monday

    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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    Why Bin Laden's Death Is the Biggest Summer Movie of the Season

    The souped-up action spectacles that dominate the summer movie season invariably center around timeless battles between good and evil. As someone who makes a living as a film critic, I'm often asked to name which upcoming blockbuster release earns the price of admission. This year, I find no summer ...

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    Tribeca Film Acquires Touch Football Comedy, "Turkey Bowl"

    Tribeca Film acquired North American distribution rights to the real-time, Los Angeles set touch football comedy "Turkey Bowl," written and directed by Kylie Smith. The film world premiered in March at South By Southwest.

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    Sheffield Doc/Fest '11 Locks Down Full Lineup

    Over 110 films make up this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest lineup, 79 of which are doc features making their world, international, European and/or UK premieres.

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    New York Indian Film Fest Names "Spring in the Colony" & "Bhopali" Best of Fest

    Following the premiere of Rituparno Ghosh's "Noukadubi," at an Asia Society screening attended by Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh Kapoor, Salman Rushdie, Mira Nair, Aparna Sen, Madhur Jaffrey, Ambassador Prakash Shah, and Consul General Prabhu Dayal, the 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (formerly...

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    Box Office: Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson Fail To Find Audiences With "The Beaver"

    Jodie Foster's long-awaited third directorial effort, "The Beaver," opened in 22 theaters across North America this weekend to dismal box office returns. Starring PR nightmare Mel Gibson as a clinically depressed toy company CEO who finds solace through a beaver hand puppet, the film grossed an esti...

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    Friday Box Office: "The Beaver" Bombs In Limited Release

    Jodie Foster's long-awaited third directorial effort, "The Beaver," opened in 22 theaters across North America Friday night to dismal box office returns. Starring PR nightmare Mel Gibson as a clinically depressed toy company CEO who finds solace through a beaver hand puppet, the film grossed an esti...

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    Jailed Iranian Filmmakers Jafar Panahi & Mohammad Rasoulof to Show New Work in Cannes

    Jailed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi along with Mohammad Rasoulof will have two films in this year's Official Selection at the Festival de Cannes. Panahi, is currently serving a six years sentence in prison and a 20 year employment ban, while Rasoulof is also incarcerated.

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