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    Review: 'Cool It' An Uneven But Informative Doc That Challenges Current Notions Of Climate Change

    Let's be frank, "An Inconvenient Truth" hasn't exactly aged well. It's a glorified slide-show at best, and although it brought the issue of the environment to the front of everyone's mind, it did so by inducing fear. It's not that there's nothing to be afraid of, but the way they did it is very questionable and we only have to direct you to the trailer to prove our point. Four years later, documentary filmmaker Ondi Timoner ("Dig!," "We Live in Public") decided to retaliate with a movie following Bjorn Lomborg and his logic, which has made him an enemy of big name climate scientists everywhere. Authoring "The Skeptical Environmentalist" and q...

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    Big Screen | This Week's Top 5: "Tiny Furniture," Ondi Timoner & Festivals Around The World

    Each week here at indieWIRE, five recommendations for theatrical viewing pleasure are being offered up, tackling everything from new releases, to film festivals, to curated series, and events around North America. This week, make up those five best bets:

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    Ondi Timoner and Bjorn Lomborg Tell the World to "Cool It"

    Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Ondi Timoner switched things up a bit for her latest documentary "Cool It," which hits theaters this Friday, November 12. It marks the first time the director of "DiG!" and "Join Us" shot without securing funds in advance.

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    5 Films Vying for Top Prize at Hamptons Fest

    Five films will compete for one of the North American film festival circuit's most generous awards, the Golden Starfish narrative feature prize, worth $125,000 in cash and in-kind services, at the 18th Hamptons International Film Festival. Xavier Dolan's "Heartbeats", Hilda Hidalgo's "Of Love and Ot...

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    Roadside Gets Hot Topic Environmental Doc Ahead of Toronto Premiere

    Ahead of its world premiere at this month's Toronto International Film Festival, Ondi Timoner’s hot-topic doc "Cool It" has been acquired by Roadside Attractions for U.S. distribution this fall. Maple Pictures will distribute the film in Canada.

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