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    'Gimme the Loot' Writer-Director Adam Leon Discusses His Buzzed-About Debut That Won Big at Last Year's SXSW

    This interview with "Gimme the Loot" writer-director Adam Leon originally ran during last year's New Directors/New Films film festival, during which his debut screened. "Gimme the Loot" opens this Friday via Sundance Selects and is currently available on VOD. The 42nd edition of ND/NF is currently...

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    Sundance Title 'Blue Caprice' Goes to Sundance Selects, Stars Isaiah Washington

    Sundance Selects takes North American rights to Alexandre Moors’ "Blue Caprice." The film, which stars Isaiah Washington, is Moors' feature debut. It premiered at Sundance and it set to open New Directors/New Films.

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    Sundance Selects Takes 'Blue Caprice' For North and Latin America

    Sundance Selects announced that it has acquiried North American and Latin American rights to Alexandre Moors’ debut feature "Blue Caprice," which made its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

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    Jonathan Demme to Present Festival Favorite 'Gimme the Loot'

    First-time filmmaker Adam Leon has had a pretty great year. Almost exactly a year ago his debut film "Gimme the Loot" premiered at SXSW to an extremely warm reception (Eric Kohn called it "a lovingly handmade affair" in his review from the festival). The film won Best Narrative Feature in Austin and...

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    Sundance 2013: Harrowing Climbing Doc 'The Summit' Picked Up by Sundance Selects

    Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Nick Ryan’s documentary “The Summit,” which had its world premiere Friday, Jan. 18, at the Sundance Film Festival.

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    The Central Park Five

    In the wake of his magnificent PBS documentary 'The Dust Bowl,' Ken Burns has a new film opening in theaters that couldn’t be more different yet also explores a dark chapter in recent American history.

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    IFC Films President Jonathan Sehring Wants You to Know a Few Things

    IFC Films is like the smart, upstanding, stable older brother whose younger siblings tend to get credit and praise for things he has long ago made a habit of. Or at least that’s how Sundance Selects/IFC Films president Jonathan Sehring is seeing things lately. With Mike Birbiglia’s ...

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    Ken Burns Doc 'The Central Park Five' to Get a Theatrical Release Via Sundance Selects

    Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Ken Burns’ latest documentary, “The Central Park Five,” providing the prolific nonfiction filmmaker with his first theatrical release in 27 years. The film had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May and is next scheduled to scre...

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    Sundance Selects Acquires Award-Winning Doc 'The Flat'

    Arnon Goldfinger's "The Flat" goes to Sundance Selects for North American, Latin American, UK and Scandinavian rights (excluding Jewish festival and educational rights, which are being handled by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd).

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    China Rejects Court Appeal for Artist and Doc Subject Ai Weiwei; No-Travel Ban Continues

    Outspoken artist and dissident Ai Weiwei was rejected today by a Chinese court for his appeal against a tax evasion fine from 2011. He was imprisoned for the charge for three months of last year, and upon release was slapped with the fine. After his bail conditions failed to be lifted on June 22, Ai...

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