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    '12 Years A Slave' Leads Gotham Award Nominees; 'Inside Llewyn Davis, 'Upstream Color' & More Earn Nods

    ... and here we go. Even though we're not even in November, and with two more months of movies and awards season contenders to come, the Gotham Independent Film Awards have announced their nominees for 2013. While this may be "the first major awards ceremony of the film season," the real accomplishm...

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    'Gimme the Loot' Writer-Director Adam Leon Discusses His Buzzed-About Debut That Won Big at Last Year's SXSW

    This interview with "Gimme the Loot" writer-director Adam Leon originally ran during last year's New Directors/New Films film festival, during which his debut screened. "Gimme the Loot" opens this Friday via Sundance Selects and is currently available on VOD. The 42nd edition of ND/NF is currently...

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    Exclusive: Scams & Cans In Clip From SXSW & Spirit Award Winning 'Gimme The Loot'

    For his debut feature "Gimme The Loot," writer/director Adam Leon could not have asked for things to go better. After premiering at the SXSW Film Festival in 2012 where it won the the Grand Jury prize for Best Narrative Feature, the movie took off, hitting Cannes, London, Deauville and more in a 'ro...

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    Watch: Trailer for Adam Leon's SXSW Award Winning Debut Film, 'Gimme the Loot'

    New York based writer/director Adam Leon made news last year when his debut film, "Gimme the Loot" won the Narrative Grand Jury prize at SXSW. After following it up with a screening in Cannes, the film will now receive a limited theatrical release next month and we've got a first look...

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    Jonathan Demme to Present Festival Favorite 'Gimme the Loot'

    First-time filmmaker Adam Leon has had a pretty great year. Almost exactly a year ago his debut film "Gimme the Loot" premiered at SXSW to an extremely warm reception (Eric Kohn called it "a lovingly handmade affair" in his review from the festival). The film won Best Narrative Feature in Austin and...

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    'On the Road' to Make New York Premiere at IFC Sneaks Series

    BAMcinématek will run its fifth annual IFC Sneaks from Friday, Oct. 26, through Sunday, Oct. 28.

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    FUTURES: 'Gimme the Loot' Writer/Director Adam Leon Brings His New York Love Letter Back Home

    New York-based writer/director Adam Leon is going to have a tough time topping these past few weeks. At the recently wrapped SXSW film festival in Austin, the first-time feature filmmaker won the event's Narrative Grand Jury Prize for his debut, "Gimme the Loot." Shortly after the win, Sundance Sele...

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