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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #4: Mouly Surya Explores the Odds of Love Between the Disabled in 'What They Don't Talk About When They Talk About Love'

    Acclaimed Indonesian filmmaker Mouly Surya tracks the lives of a group of students at a high school for the visually impaired in Jakarta, in her character study "What They Won't Talk About When They Talk About Love," premiering in the World Dramatic section. The drama marks the 32-year-old's second ...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #3: G. J. Echternkamp Enters a Video Game to Deal With "Big Existential Stuff" in 'Virtually Heroes'

    Best known for helming the feature documentary "Frank and Cindy," which was featured on the "This American Life" series on Showtime, G. J. Echternkamp makes his narrative debut with the high-concept indie "Virtually Heroes," premiering in the Midnight Madness section. Produced by the legendary Roger...

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    Get to Know the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers

    As has been the case for several years now, Indiewire is the place to get to know the Sundance Film Festival filmmakers. Over the next two weeks, we'll be posting the 2013 batch of filmmaker profiles. Indiewire invited directors with films in the the Competitions, NEXT category and Midnight...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #2: The Team Behind '99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film' Peel Back the Curtain on the Movement

    The team behind "99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film" -- Audrey Ewell, Aaron Aites, Lucian Read and Nina Krstic -- have between them a very diverse resume, from feature doc producing ("Until the Light Takes Us") and songwriting, to war photography and film ethnography. Below they discuss...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #1: Calvin Reeder Expands His Sundance Short 'The Rambler' Into a Film About "Embracing the Unknown"

    Born in Portland and raised in Seattle, Calvin Reeder worked in construction out of high school while also shooting 16mm films during that same period. Since then, he's gone on to become a renown short film director, known for mixing underground horror shock with an existential atmosphere in acclaim...

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    Watch: Exclusive Trailer for Sundance World Dramatic Competition Contender 'Circles' (VIDEO)

    Making its world premiere in the World Dramatic competition at this month's Sundance Film Festival is Srdan Golubovic's anticipated ensemble drama "Circles." Indiewire has the exclusive trailer ahead of its debut in Park City on January 18. READ MORE: Sundance 2013: World Cine...

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    Sundance 2013: Exclusive First Look at NEXT Comedy 'Newlyweeds' as Circus Road Films Grabs Sales Rights

    One of the funkier selections in the Sundance Film Festival’s NEXT <=> program is “Newlyweeds,” the filmmaking debut of writer-director Shaka King. In its look at the life of a couple in love with smoking up as much as with each other, the dark romance-comedy has the pungent ...

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    Open Road Films Grabs Rights to Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Biopic Ahead of Its Sundance World Premiere

    After a flurry of news reports Thursday that Open Road Films was actively trying to acquire “jOBS,” the new biopic about Apple mastermind Steve Jobs, the company has confirmed that it has purchased rights to the film three weeks before its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. In a service-deal ca...

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    Sundance 2013: Exclusive Clip From World Cinema Competition Drama 'Houston' (Video)

    Bastian Günther’s World Cinema Dramatic Competition entry “Houston” follows a corporate headhunter visiting the titular Texas town to look for a CEO candidate as his alcoholism increasingly corrupts his reality. The German-language film stars Ulrich Tukur and Garret Dillahunt.

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    Sundance Curiosities: In the Wake of Sandy Hook and Gay Marriage Rights, 'Valentine Road' Could Be the Festival's Most Topical Entry

    Just over a month after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the story of another elementary school shooting will premiere in the U.S. Documentary Competition at Sundance. "Valentine Road," directed by Marta Cunningham, focuses on the fallout of 14-year-old Brandon McInerney's...

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