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    LAFF Review: Debra Granik's Doc 'Stray Dog' A Sensitive Portrait of Memory, Trauma, and Biker Culture

    When “Winter’s Bone” writer and director Debra Granik ventured to Missouri to make the film, she returned with more than she expected — the subject of her next film, in the form of Ron “Stray Dog” Hall, a biker and Vietnam vet with a heart of gold and a head full of nightmares. Granik brings an un-s...

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    LAFF Review: 'Comet,' Starring Justin Long and Emmy Rossum, is a Cosmic Romance Worth Watching

    “Comet” rhymes images from five different eras of a relationship that begins during a meteor shower and may or may not end more than half a decade later.

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    Exclusive: First Clip & Poster For LAFF Film 'Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey'

    There's no word that suits Hal Holbrook better than 'legend.' The 89-year-old actor and veteran has a career stretching back sixty years, with a long history of movie roles (most famously playing Deep Throat in "All The President's Men"), and continues to work regularly today, winning an Oscar nomin...

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    LAFF: Brother-Sister Filmmaking Duo Ravi and Geeta Patel on Filming Their Parents in 'Meet the Patels'

    Indiewire spoke with Ravi and Geeta about the inspiration for "Meet the Patel" as well as the influence that desi culture had on the film's narrative approach.

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    13 Great Tips for First-Time Directors from LAFF Filmmakers

    With the 20th LA Film Festival now underway (until June 19), Indiewire out questionnaires asking them a variety of questions including what advice they had for aspiring or first-time filmmakers. Here's the best of what they had to say.

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    LAFF Review: 'Winter’s Bone' on a Farm, 'Runoff' Marks a Strong Debut For Writer-Director Kimberly Levin

    Sprawling between locations -- from mini-mall to creek bed, factory farm to farm house -- "Runoff" spans considerable ground in its dramatics.

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    LAFF Review: Moving Danish Drama 'Someone You Love' Proves it's the Singer, Not the Song

    Pernille Fischer Christensen's drama is a rich and engaging demonstration of how commitment, craft and execution can create something worthy of note despite any seemingly initial familiarity.

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    How I Shot That (LAFF Edition): Creating a 70s Vibe for 'Cut Bank'

    "Cut Bank" is Matt Shakman's first film. Starring Liam Hemsworth, Billy Bob Thornton and John Malkovich, the noir thriller follows Dwayne Mclaren, a young auto mechanic and former high school football star, who tries to escape his hometown.

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    How I Shot That (LAFF Edition): Shooting in the Fog for 'Man From Reno'

    "Man From Reno" is Dave Boyle's fifth feature film, having previously directed "Daylight Savings," "Surrogate Valentine," "White on Rice" and "Big Dreams Little Tokyo." The film is an ambitious bilingual neo-noir depicting a crime novelist and a small town sheriff teaming up to solve a murder myster...

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    How I Shot That (LAFF Edition): Siblings Ravi and Geeta Patel Get Personal for 'Meet the Patels'

    Brother and sister, Ravi and Geeta Patel, co-directed "Meet The Patels," an intimate documentary detailing the processes of modern Indian matchmaking. It marks the siblings' first foray into directing. Ravi has previously acted in television shows such as "Scrubs," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia...

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