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    Myler Takes Helm of Aspen Film

    Robyn J. Myler has been named executive director of Aspen Film, the group said Tuesday. Reporting directly to the board, Myler will have overall responsibility for Aspen Film's short- and long-term strategies, day-to-day operations, artistic and fund-raising efforts, and communications and outreach....

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    Spain's Foreign Language Oscar Hopeful Lands at Vitagraph

    North American rights to Spain's official entry for best Foreign Language Film for the 2011 Oscars, Icíar Bollaín's "Tambien La Lluvia" (Even the Rain) have been acquired by Vitagraph Films. An official selection of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, the film stars Gael Garcia Bernal, ...

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    Cinema Eye Announces Finalists For New Short Film Award

    Cinema Eye, the organization "dedicated to celebrating and promoting the art and craft of nonfiction filmmaking," announced the names of 11 finalists for the a new award: Cinema Eye Honor for Outstanding Short Filmmaking.

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    Small Screen | Top 5: From Criterion Newbies To "I Am Love," Your At-Home Film Releases Best Bets

    As things are shaking up here at indieWIRE, it's been decided it was also time our weekly Small Screen and Big Screen columns got a facelift. From now on, this movies on DVD, VOD, and TV column, and Peter Knegt's in theaters column, will be a list of top 5 recommendations. After all, who doesn't l...

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    Focus Features Awards African Short Filmmakers

    Five lucky filmmakers of African nationality and residence have been awarded $10,000 USD apiece on behalf of Focus Features, through their Africa First Program for short films. The money is to go toward financing for pre-production, production, and post production on narrative shorts made within Afr...

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    "King's Speech" Atop Hamptons Fest; "Mamas," "Circo, "Love" Also Win

    Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech," starring Colin Firth as Britain's King George VI, won the narrative audience prize at the Hamptons International Film Festival tonight in East Hampton, NY. The documentary audience award went to Jill Andresevic's "Love Etc." The festival, which closes tomorrow on Lo...

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    Box Office: "Inside Job" Continues Doc Surge With Big Debut; "Tamara Drewe" Weak

    It was a double-edged sword for Sony Pictures Classics this weekend. Releasing two of the whopping nine new specialty films reporting estimates, the distributor both enjoyed by far the best news of the weekend, as well as perhaps the most disappointing. According to estimates provided by Rentrak ea...

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    Report: "Blue Valentine" Slapped With NC-17

    Derek Cianfrance's Ryan Gosling-Michelle Williams anti-romance "Blue Valentine" was delivered quite the opposite of a valentine this morning when Deadline broke the news that the film had been slapped with an NC-17 rating. Due to be released in late December, the MPAA's decision on "Valentine" is s...

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    Other Israel Film Festival Hosts U.S. Premiere Among Many Highlights This Year

    The opening of the Speakeasy Cafe marks one of the many highlights leading up to the fourth annual Other Israel Film Festival, which takes place from November 11 - 21, in Manhattan. Located on Manhattan's upper west side, the cafe will host conversations with Naomi Ragen, Benny Morris, Debra Winger ...

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    IFC Takes "Sleepover" Rights for SXSW/Cannes Title

    North American and select international rights to David Robert Mitchell's award-winning drama, "The Myth of the American Sleepover" have been picked up by IFC Films.

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