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    "Tron: Legacy" To Close Dubai Fest

    "Tron: Legacy," a 3D high-tech adventure film set in a digital universe, will be the closing gala film of the Dubai International Film Festival 2010. Disney's long-awaited, stand-alone follow-up to its 1982 classic "Tron" will screen at DIFF on December 18, 2010, a day after its release in the Unite...

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    "Apocalypse" and "Donor" World Premieres Shine at High-Spirited 2010 Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Though the Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced that it will be moving its dates to June next year due to the crowded slate of European doc fests in the fall, the fest's last November installment still had a lot going for it. Just wrapping up yesterday, the fest boasted a series of world premieres and a healthy dose of mentoring and pitching. The festival, which has rapidly grown from being primarily an industry networking event with a film festival has grown into an incredibly important event for projects-in-development to get funding and resources, a localized point for industry networking and mentoring, and a chance for industry professional...

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    "Thunder Soul" Goes to Roadside Attractions

    North American distribution rights to Mark Landsman's acclaimed music documentary "Thunder Soul" have gone to Roadside Attractions. Roadside is planning a spring 2011 release for the film, produced by Snoot Entertainment.

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    Box Office: Boyle & Franco's "127 Hours" Soars In Limited Debut

    Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" found some huge numbers in its release this weekend. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the film - based on the true story of Aron Ralston (James Franco), a mountain climber who becomes trapped under a boulder and is forced to amputate his own arm - g...

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    "The Ghost Writer" Leads European Film Award Nominations

    Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" led the nominations for the 2010 European Film Awards, which were announced at the Seville European Film Festival by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions. The political thriller scored seven nominations, including best film, director, screenplay, cinemat...

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    Friday Box Office: "127 Hours" Heading For Huge Weekend

    Based on estimates for Friday night, Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" is heading for a massive limited debut at the box office this weekend. The film - based on the true story of Aron Ralston (James Franco), a mountain climber who becomes trapped under a boulder and is forced to amputate his own arm - gro...

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    "Pink Saris" Tops Sheffield Doc/Fest's 2010 Awards

    Here in Sheffield last night, the 2010 Sheffield Doc/Fest award winners were announced at the city's Lyceum Theater. As was previous announced, the fest honored Kim Longinotto with the Inspiration Award, an award given to an industry figure that has done immense positive work for the documentary in...

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    First Run Has "Orgasm"

    First Run Features has annonced that it has acquired North American theatrical, television, home video and internet rights to "Orgasm, Inc.," Liz Canner's documentary that explores the strange science of female pleasure, and in the process reveals the often warped mentality of our pharmaceutical and...

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    MoMA Picks Their Contenders for 2010

    A slew of possible awards contenders, including Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech," David Fincher's "The Social Network," and Darren Aronovsky's "Black Swan," make up The Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) The Contenders 2010. An annual series dedicated to influential and innovative films released over the...

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    IFC Films Gets "Wrecked"

    Michael Greenspan's feature directorial debut, "Wrecked," which stars Adrien Brody and recently had its world premiere at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, has been acquired for U.S. distribution by IFC Midnight, the genre label of IFC Films. IFC plans to release the film in spring, 2011.

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