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    EXCLUSIVE: Hope Talks San Francisco Film Society Grants, Thirteen Finalists Vie for $300,000 Win

    Indie producer Ted Hope is settling into his new home at the San Francisco Film Society. And he's excited about being able to give grants to filmmakers. "One of the reasons I came to the Film Society was that we've given away close to $2 million in the last few years in artist grants,&q...

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    New Poster for Athena Film Festival

    Check out the new poster for The Athena Film Festival. Will you be there?

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    Circumstance Producer Karin Chien Takes on the Producers Guild

    There has been a bit of a controversy last week over the Producer's Guild nominees.  Karin Chien, the producer of Circumstance learned that her film was disqualified from the PGA Awards because the film is not in English.

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    PGA Responds to 'Circumstance' Producer, Says Rules Will Be Revisited

    The PGA says that they plan to revisit the rules, but note that "we are too advanced into our awards process this year to make changes for our 2012 honors."

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    'Circumstance' Producer Pens Open Letter To PGA Condemning Their Foreign Film Rules

    The Producer's Guild of America has deemed "Circumstance" a 'foreign language film,' making it therefore not eligible for their awards. Producer Karin Chien isn't happy. In an open letter to the media, Chien condemns the Guild for labelling her film a 'foreign film...

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    Box Office: Hurricane Irene Pounds Specialty Market As "Cirumstance" and "Ground" Debut (UPDATED)

    There was much talk surrounding the effect Hurricane Irene would have on the studio box office this weekend, as many theaters in major East Coast cities shut down. However, studio films still had the rest of the country to make up for those losses; for many specialty films, that wasn't the case.

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    Here Are The Top Grossing Lesbian Films, in Honor of "Circumstance"

    indieWIRE has a new weekend feature: A retrospective box office chart, based on one of the top indie titles opening this weekend. Today, iW is taking a look at the track record of lesbian dramas, in honor of "Circumstance," Maryam Keshavarz's Iran-set drama about a young woman rebelling against arch...

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    Critical Consensus: Iran-Set Drama "Circumstance" Is The Pick of the Week

    "Circumstance" - which won the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival - is also the pick of the week, according to the folks polled on criticWIRE.

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    The 7 Indie Films You Must See This August

    There's a whopping 25 films listed on indieWIRE's August calendar. From an apocalyptic love story to the best race-car driver who ever lived, check out indieWIRE's picks for the seven best options, and then check out the full calendar or iW's summer movie preview; there's ma...

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