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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #14: Francesca Gregorini On The Hopeful Message Of 'Emanuel and The Truth About Fishes,' Starring Jessica Biel

    Unknown ObjectItalian born Francesca Gregorini, director of "Emanuel and The Truth About Fishes," developed her love for filmmaking while studying Theater and Semiotics at Brown. After selling pilots to HBO and Paramount she co-wrote and co-directed Toronto 2009 entry "Tanner Hall," starring a then ...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #13: Matt Porterfield Tells "An Honest Story About Divorce" In 'I Used To Be Darker'

    Premiering in the NEXT section at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, "I Used to Be Darker" marks Matt Porterfield's anticipated follow-up to his beguiling amalgamation of documentary and fictional narratives "Putty Hill." The film, which takes its title from a lyric in a Bill Callahan song, centers on...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #12: 'Pink Saris' Filmmaker Kim Longinotto Profiles the Most Famous Tamil Poet in 'Salma'

    Master documentarian Kim Longinotto has for over two decades made films that explore issues relevant to women in such diverse places as Japan, Iran, Africa and India. Following her most recent work, the HBO doc "Pink Saris," Longinotto is back with "Salma," a bracing film about how a Muslim woman ag...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #11: Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine On Their All-Consuming Documentary 'Life According to Sam'

    Directors Sean and Andrea Fine have been producing, directing and shooting documentaries in over thirty countries, from war zones to the Arctic Circle. Their work has appeared on HBO, Sundance Channel, National Geographic and MTV. The Academy Award nominated and three-time Emmy Award winning duo's l...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #10: Shaul Schwarz Goes to the Front Line of Mexico's Drug War in 'Narco Cultura'

    Israeli-born Shaul Schwarz, a New Yorker since 1999, has been photojournalist for 20 years focusing on conflicts and their effects on society. In 2008 he began photographing the violence in Juarez, Mexico. "After two years," he told Indiewire, "I was completely overwhelmed. At that point, I knew tha...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #9: Michele Stephenson and Joe Brewster Turn the Camera Onto Their Own Family in 'American Promise'

    Back in 1996, Sundance premiered Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson’s first feature film, "The Keeper." It went on to receive an Indie Spirit Award nomination. The directing duo now return with "American Promise," which turns to the camera on their own family. The pair, who live together with thei...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #8: Greg Barker Tracks Down Osama bin Laden's Hunters in 'Manhunt'

    "Manhunt" director Greg Barker has spent much of his life as a grown man overseas, as a journalist then filmmaker. The 9/11 event shifted his interest largely to stories between Islamic fundamentalism and the U.S. government. He was pressed to ask the question about what we had learned on the eve th...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #7: Roger Ross Williams Exposes the Evangelical Mission in 'God Loves Uganda'

    Roger Ross Williams' dream has come true. He spent a few years interviewing Sundance's competition filmmakers and was so inspired that he told himself he'd one day be on the other side of the camera. Williams, director of "God Loves Uganda," and 2010's Academy Award winning "Music by Prudence," stud...

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    Meet the 2013 Sundance Filmmakers #6: Jacek Borcuch Examines the "Human Condition in Micro Scale" in 'Lasting'

    Lasting" director Jacek Borcuch, from Poland, is also a screenwriter, actor, and musician. His past films include "Tulips," "Kallafiorr" and "All That I Love," which also played Sundance and was Poland's Oscar entry in 2011. "My film path is an everlasting search," he told Indiewire, "rooted simply ...

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    Sundance 2013: Harrowing Exclusive Poster Art for 'God Loves Uganda' Competition Doc

    Roger Ross Williams’ “God Loves Uganda” will premiere in the U.S. documentary competition at the Sundance Film Festival Jan. 18 at the Library Center Theatre. And Indiewire has the exclusive first look at the powerful new poster art.

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