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    With 'The Miami Connection' and 'Wake in Fright,' Drafthouse Films Unleashes a Diverse Repertory Slate

    An outgrowth of the Alamo Drafthouse, the movie-theater franchise founded by Tim League, Drafthouse Films launched last year under the leadership of Evan Husney, formerly the man responsible for discovering modern-day B-movie classics such as "Birdemic" and unearthing past oddities for the likeminde...

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    Drafthouse Films Partners With Films We Like to Bring 'The Ambassador,' 'Bullhead,' 'Wrong' to Canada

    Austin-based Drafthouse Films has partnered with Films We Like to distribute its content across Canada. The first films that will be released through the deal are “The Ambassador,” “Wrong” and “Bullhead.”

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    Drafthouse Films Acquires Filipino Crime Thriller 'Graceland'

    Drafhouse Films has acquired North American rights to the Filipino crime saga "Graceland," a winner at this year's Tribeca Film Festival where it received an audience award in the Cinemania section. Expect to see it in theaters and on VOD sometime next year. Written and directed b...

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    Quentin Dupieux Comedy 'Wrong' Finds a Home With Drafthouse Films

    Quentin Dupieux’s latest bizarre comedy, “Wrong,” has found a home with Drafthouse Films, which acquired North American rights to the film Tuesday. The Austin-based specialty distributor plans a theatrical and VOD release in 2013.

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    Wet Comedy: Canoeing In Texas With the Hilarious Cast of the Danish Comedy 'Klown'

    Journalist Aaron Hillis ventures into the Guadalupe River with a couple of roving comedians. This is his tale.

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    Watch: Red Band Trailer for Denmark's 'Klown' Is Very Funny, Very Dirty, Very NSFW

    Start your day right, with a little Danish crass next to your coffee. Drafthouse Films opens "Klown" on July 27 (NY, LA, Austin & VOD), but the red band trailer for Mikkel N√łgaard's comedy, hailed by Eric Kohn as "raunchy, fearless and awesome," has arrived. The film is based on a popular Danish TV ...

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    This is What it's Like to Be an Oscar Underdog: Tim League on "Bullhead"

    The last 12 months have been busy for Tim League. The Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse co-founder recently announced plans to open a new theater location in San Francisco. Last fall, his wife gave birth to twins. And this weekend, he's going to the Oscars.

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    Drafthouse Films Gets US Rights to "Electric Boogaloo"

    In 1987, Roger Ebert claimed that "no other production organization in the world today has taken more chances with serious, marginal films than Cannon [Films,]" a small distributor that released films that ranged from Godard's "King Lear" to "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre ...

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    Video of the Day: Alamo Drafthouse Gives Gaza Filmmakers Thanksgiving Gift

    Just in time for Thanksgiving, the Alamo Drafthouse posted a moving video about the power of film to cross borders. The video below details the story of Ahmed and Mohamed Abu Nasser, two filmmaker brothers from Gaza who were invited by the Drafthouse to their theater to realize their greatest d...

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