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    Drafthouse Films Acquires Hitoshi Matusmoto's Ratings Satire 'R100' For North America

    Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Japanese director Hitoshi Matsumoto's wild "R100." The film world premiered earlier this month at the Toronto International Film Festival and recently had its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest. The company plans to release it theatrically and on V...

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    'Borgman' Selected as Netherlands' Foreign-Language Oscar Entry (TRAILER)

    "Borgman," directed by Alex van Warmerdam, has been selected as the Netherlands' official entry for the Foreign-Language Oscar race. Drafthouse Films acquired the rights to the domestic thriller out of Cannes, and is planning a 2014 stateside release. Watch the trailer below.

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    As Bullets Fly to Celebrate the Release of 'I Declare War,' Alamo Drafthouse's Tim League Looks to the Future

    There's a bullshit romanticization concerning childhood, as if it were a lovely period of wonderment and innocence before the world grinds us all down with heartbreak, crap jobs, health issues and any other number of disillusioning, grown-up realities. But looking over the painful, egg-sized, bright...

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    'The Act of Killing' Will Be Made Available For All Of Indonesia

    Joshua Oppenheimer's harrowing documentary "The Act of Killing" which sheds a troubling light on the Indonesian genocide of 1965-66, where an estimated 1 million people lost their lives, will be made available for all of Indonesia to watch, Drafthouse Films announced today.

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    The Top 10 Movies Starring Kids, According to the Directors of 'I Declare War'

    Drafthouse Films' latest "I Declare War" is an all-out action film sure to appeal to lovers of the genre. The twist? The characters are all 12-year-old kids. With the film opening in theaters this Friday, August 30th (it's also currently available on iTunes and VOD), we asked the filmmakers, Jason L...

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    First Person: Joshua Oppenheimer On How 'The Act of Killing' Holds A Dark Mirror Up To Us All

    Joshua Oppenheimer's acclaimed debut feature "The Act of Killing" documents the mass killings of Indonesians following the CIA-funded military overthrow of the Indonesian government in 1965. A band of self-proclaimed gangsters went from selling movie tickets on the black market to suppressing commu...

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    Drafthouse Films and Films We Like Nab Ari Folman's 'The Congress,' Starring Robin Wright

    Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have snapped up North American rights to Ari Folman's animated-live-action hybrid "The Congress," which recently made its world premiere at Cannes in the Directors Fortnight sidebar. The film stars Robin Wright as an aging actress who participates in a radical expe...

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    Drafthouse Films and Films We Like Acquire Ari Folman's Cannes Entry 'The Congress,' Starring Robin Wright

    Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have co-acquired North American rights to Ai Folman's anticipated follow-up to "Waltz With Bashir," "The Congress," starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm and Paul Giamatti. The animated-live action hybrid opened the Cannes Director's Fortnight sidebar this...

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    Drafthouse Films Acquires Cannes Entry 'Borgman' for U.S. Distribution

    Fresh off of its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, "Borgman" has been picked up for U.S. distribution by Drafthouse Films. The distribution wing of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin announced earlier today that it has acquired the Dutch thriller and is planning a U.S. theatrical and VOD/digi...

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    Cannes Deal: Drafthouse Films Nabs Dutch Domestic Thriller 'Borgman'

    Drafthouse Films has picked up rights to domestic thriller "Borgman" from this year's Cannes Film Festival. Helmed by Alex van Warmerdam ("Grimm," "Abel"), and in the tonal vein of Yorgos Lanthimos' "Dogtooth" and Michael Haneke's "Funny Games," it is the first Dutch film to play in competition at t...

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