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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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    Drafthouse Films Heads to Ben Wheatley's Psychedelic 'A Field In England'

    With Ben Wheatley's black comedy arriving in U.S. theaters tomorrow "Sightseers," Drafthouse Films has announced it has picked up the North American rights to the British director's newest film, "A Field in England."

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    Trailer Watch: Kim Ki-Duk's Venice Golden Lion Winner 'Pieta,' Plus New Mondo Poster

    The new trailer for Kim Ki-Duk's 2012 Venice Golden Lion winner and South Korea's Oscar entry "Pieta" has arrived, along with a poster by Mondo artist Jay Shaw (Mondo's sister company, Drafthouse Films, is distributing the film). Jo Min-soo gives a knockout performance as a woman claiming to be the ...

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    Drafthouse Films Nabs 'A Band Called Death,' Documentary on Lost and Reborn '70s Punk Group

    Drafthouse Films has taken North American rights to Jeff Howlett and Mark Covino's documentary "A Band Called Death," chronicling the rise to cult stardom of '70s African-American proto-punk trio Death almost 30 years after the release of their forgotten demo tape. The film will screen at SXSW (Marc...

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    Drafthouse Films Acquires Fantastic Fest Teen Action Flick 'I Declare War'

    Drafthouse Films has acquired U.S. rights to Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson’s “I Declare War,” which screened at the Toronto film festival and Fantastic Fest in the fall. The company plans theatrical and VOD releases in the second half of 2013.

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip from Rediscovered 80s Flop 'Miami Connection'

    Twenty-five years after its flop micro-release (mostly in Orlando), "Miami Connection" has finally found the cult worship it deserves.

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    Drafthouse Picks Up Harrowing Genocide Reenactment Doc 'The Act of Killing'

    Drafthouse Films has acquired US rights to Joshua Oppenheimer's breakout Danish doc "The Act of Killing." The film, described by Errol Morris as "a non-fiction film unlike anything else," is a series of portraits of Indonesian death squad leaders, challenged to reenact their real-life mass killings ...

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    Provocative Documentary 'The Act of Killing' Grabbed by Drafthouse Films for 2013 Awards Run

    Drafthouse Films has acquired U.S. rights to the provocative documentary “The Act Of Killing,” directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. With the crowded late-fall release schedule and an overabundance of strong docs in 2012, Drafthouse plans to hold “Killing” for a 30-market theatrica...

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    Drafthouse Films Acquires Official South Korean Oscar Entry 'Pieta' (Video Clip)

    Tim League's Drafthouse Films has acquired "Pieta," South Korea's official entry in the 2013 Best Foreign Language Oscar race. From award-winning director Kim Ki-duk ("Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... And Spring"), the violent must-see drama, which I saw in Toronto, focuse...

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    Drafthouse Films Acquires Rights to Golden Lion Winner and South Korean Oscar Entry 'Pieta'

    Drafthouse Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Korean director Kim Ki-Duk's "Pieta," the Alamo Drafthouse distribution arm announced Tuesday. The company plans a limited theatrical and multi-platform VOD release for 2013.

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