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    Watch: Visit Brazil With 2 International Trailers For Onmnibus 'Rio, I Love You' With Vincent Cassel, Harvey Keitel & More

    Okay, the World Cup might be over but that doesn't mean attention on Brazil will be fading away. After sojourns to Paris and New York, producers are now bringing the cinematic spotlight to Rio de Janeiro with the omnibus "Rio, I Love You" and two international trailers are here to preview the ten sh...

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    Exclusive Video: Why Tim Robbins and Fernando Meirelles Supported a First Time Filmmaker

    "Elena" executive producers Tim Robbins and Fernando Meirelles explore allusion, emotion and perhaps even a challenge to the way we conceive of cinema.

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    Syndicado & Variance Films Nab Distribution Rights for 'Elena' from Tim Robbins and Fernando Meirelles

    Co-executive produced by Tim Robbins and "City of God" director Fernando Meirelles, "Elena" chronicles Petra Costa's search for her sister Elena -- with whom she lost touch with twenty years prior after Elena left Brazil for the United States in order to pursue a career as an actress.

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    Jack Black Takes 'The D-Train,' Chloe Sevigny Feels '#Horror' And John Turturro & Vanessa Paradis Say 'Rio, I Love You'

    Nachrichten aus Berlin! That's “news from Berlin” to you English. But although it's from Berlin, it's about Rio de Janeiro, which is confusing. But yes, news has arrived that John Turturro and Vanessa Paradis (who paired up in his upcoming directorial effort "Fading Gigolo") have signed on for a seg...

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    The “Action4Climate” is video challenge concerning the impacts of climate change

    The “Action4Climate” video challenge invites young aspiring film makers to produce and submit a 1-12 minute video documentary telling a story about climate change impacts and resulting adaptation efforts, local actions, and/or potential solutions.The contest is open to young film makers from all ov...

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    5 Great & 5 Disappointing English-Language Debuts By Foreign-Language Directors

    This Friday sees the release of the much-anticipated "Stoker." The melodrama would probably be of note just because it stars Mia Wasikowksa and Nicole Kidman, but it's even more so because it marks the English-language debut of acclaimed Korean filmmaker Park Chan-Wook, the man behind "Sympathy For ...

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    Fire Your Agent? 5 Directors Who May Need To Rethink Their Career Choices

    In his seminal book "Making Movies," Sidney Lumet wrote, "I've done two movies because I needed the money. I've done three because I love to work and couldn't wait anymore. Because I'm a professional, I worked as hard on those movies as on any I've done. Two of them turned out to be good and were hi...

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    Jose Padilha, Director Of 'RoboCop' Remake, Says Despite Rumors That He's "Happy" With Film

    Just a few days ago, Fernando Meirelles, director of "City of God," was quoted as saying that his friend Jose Padilha, currently hard at work on his Hollywood debut, a remake of "RoboCop," was having a terrible time on the film. "For every 10 ideas he has, 9 are cut," Meirelles told a South American...

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    Review: Fernando Meirelles' International Love Story '360' May Leave His Fans Heartbroken

    In a photo studio in Vienna, a sleazy photographer (Johannes Krisch) is coaxing a young Slovakian woman, Mirkha (Lucia Siposová), into posing for her first nude pictures. We soon find out this man is also a pimp, and the pictures are for luring clients on the internet. Her younger sister Anna...

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    Fernando Meirelles Calls '360' Review "Irresponsible" and "Destructive"

    The "City of God" director says a negative review of "360" from last year's Toronto Film Festival was "quite perverse."

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