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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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    Drafthouse Films to Release Compilation Film 'Trailer War' in December; Watch the NSFW Trailer (Video)

    Drafthouse Films is partnering with the American Genre Film Archive to release the exploitation compilation "Trailer War." The film is a feature-length compilation of rare, vintage 35mm trailers that are presented for the first time in HD. Drafthouse plans a 35mm theatrical tour in December, while D...

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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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