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    In His Own Words: Stephen Kessler Shares a Scene From 'Paul Williams: Still Alive'

    In the documentary "Paul Williams: Still Alive," filmmaker Stephen Kessler tracks down Academy Award-winning composer (and actor) Paul Williams to find out whatever happened to his idol. The results may surprise you. The film premiered at last year's Toronto International Film Festival and opens in ...

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    In His Own Words: Alex Ross Perry Shares a Scene From 'The Color Wheel'

    Alex Ross Perry shares an exclusive scene from his sophomore feature "The Color Wheel," which topped Indiewire's 2011 end-of-year poll for best undistributed film. The film got picked up by Cinema Conservancy after topping that chart and opens Friday at BAMcinematek in New York. Co-staring and co-wr...

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    In Her Own Words: Anne Renton Shares a Scene From 'The Perfect Family' Starring Kathleen Turner

    Below director Anne Renton shares a scene from her dark comedy "The Perfect Family," which sees Kathleen Turner turning in her first on-screen lead performance in almost two decades. The film opens in select theaters and hits VOD today.

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    In His Own Words: Doug Tirola Shares a Scene From 'All In - The Poker Movie'

    Below writer/director Doug Tirola shares a scene from his poker documentary "All In - The Poker Movie," which features interviews with Matt Damon, Kenny Rogers and Ira Glass. It's currently available on DVD and iTunes, and hits VOD May 1.

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    In Her Own Words: Aimee Lagos Shares One of Her Favorite Scenes From '96 Minutes'

    "96 Minutes" is on it’s face a story about a carjacking gone horribly wrong, but at it’s core it’s an exploration of four young characters – all very different on the outside and from completely different walks of life, yet whom are all struggling with many of the same issues emotionally that face s...

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    In His Own Words: Braden King Shares a Scene from 'Here'

    Below filmmaker Braden King shares a scene from his Armenia-set drama "Here," starring Ben Foster ("The Messenger") and Lubna Azabal ("Incendies"). The film opens in New York this Friday through Strand Releasing, and expands to Los Angeles and San Francisco in May.

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    In His Own Words: Guy Maddin Shares His Favorite Scene from 'Keyhole'

    Below beloved Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin shares a scene from "Keyhole," his black-and-white riff on Homer's "Odyssey," that opens in select theaters this Friday.

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    Watch: Mario Van Peebles Tells Us How Going 'Inconegro' Became 'We the Party'

    Filmmaker/actor Mario Van Peebles ("Baadasssss!") takes a revealing look at contemporary youth culture, showing how teenagers really are behind closed doors with his comedy "We the Party" (out in select theaters this Friday). Set amidst the latest trends in music, dance and fashi...

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    In His Own Words: Tony Kaye Shares a Scene From 'Detachment' Starring Adrien Brody

    Below director Tony Kaye ("American History X") shares a scene from his latest, "Detachment." The timely drama centers on Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody), a substitute teacher who makes it a point to avoid emotional connection with his students and colleagues. Rounding out the stellar ensemble is Marci...

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    In Their Own Words: Don Argott & Demian Fenton Share a Scene from 'Last Days Here'

    The interesting thing about "Last Days Here" is that our main characters really have two separate visions for the future. Pellet envisions a sort of musical redemption for Bobby -- one final, glorious performance before he keels over from the toll that sex, drugs and rock-n-roll have taken. Bobby, m...

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