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    Participant's New Cable Channel Pivot Announces Premiere Dates for Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Variety Show, '99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film' and More

    At its first ever upfront presentation in March, Participant Media announced a name for its new cable channel -- Pivot -- and the programming it will launch with on August 1st and be developing for roll-out in the months to follow.

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    Participant Announces Name For Its New TV Network, Original Programming With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Craig Pearce

    Today, Participant Media announced the name and first round of programming for its new TV network, one that was first announced in December and that will launch August 1st. pivot will take over The Documentary Channel, which Participant purchased last year, adding in the distribution assets of Halog...

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    Weekend Preview: 'The Avengers,' 'First Position' & 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Are Best Bets of New Arrivals

    "The Avengers" will take most of the attention at this weekend's box office; the Marvel franchise mash-up delivers 142 minutes of satisfying, bombastic entertainment, with Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr. stealing the show.

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    Capsule Options: From 'First Position' to 'Mother's Day,' Here's 10 Reviews of New Indie Releases

    Capsule Options is a new weekly column intended to provide reviews of nearly every new indie release. This week's capsules are written by Indiewire's Chief Film Critic, Eric Kohn along with other contributors as noted.

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    Guest Post: The Women Who Propel Last Call at the Oasis

    When Last Call at the Oasis director Jessica Yu first considered making a film about the global water crisis, she knew that she wanted to tell unique stories about the individuals who were having the greatest impact in their local communities. What she quickly found was that some of the most active ...

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    Criticwire Picks: A Pair of Docs Lead the Way

    Critics rarely seem to agree about the quality of documentaries. Perhaps it’s the volume of feedback or the way that buzz more gathers more easily around narrative features. Regardless, the two films with the highest averages this week break that trend.

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    Exclusive: The Dirty Truth Behind Bottled Water Explored In Clip From 'Last Call At The Oasis'

    While topics like pollution and climate change tend to dominate the space dedicated to environmental issues, one pressing concern that isn't talked about nearly as much is the slowly mounting global water crisis. Well, Academy Award-nominated director Jessica Yu ("Breathing Lessons: The Lif...

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    ATO Pictures Nabs Environmental Doc "Last Call at the Oasis"

    ATO Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to "Last Call at the Oasis," an environmental documentary from Academy Award winner Jessica Yu. The film recently premiered in Toronto.

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