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    Robert Zemeckis Set to Direct 'Marwencol' Adaptation for Universal

    Robert Zemeckis has signed on to direct a film based on the documentary "Marwencol," Variety reports. The 2010 doc, which won Best Documentary Feature when it premiered at SXSW, tells the story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who suffered severe brain damage after being beaten outside of a bar. In order to...

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    Robert Zemeckis Tapped For Narrative Retelling Of Documentary 'Marwencol'

    Last year's "Flight" proved that director Robert Zemeckis could safely transition back from his self-imposed, multi-film exercise in motion capture animation technologies and make compelling, real world, human dramas. Thankfully, this looks to continue, as Universal is lining up the filmmaker for "M...

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    Toolkit Case Study: How "Marwencol" Became One of the Year's Most Talked About Docs

    Following its world premiere at this year's SXSW where it won their Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary, Jeff Malmberg's "Marwencol" has gone on to lock distribution and garner critical acclaim. The film was released theatrically in October.

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    Americana in Microcosm: Jeff Malmberg's “Marwencol”

    This review was originally published during indieWIRE's coverage of SXSW. "Marwencol" opens at the IFC Center in New York, October 8.

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    In His Own Words: Jeff Malmberg Discusses an Exclusive Scene from "Marwencol"

    Jeff Malmberg's documentary "Marwencol," which premiered earlier this year at SXSW, winning their Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary, premieres this Friday, October 8, at the IFC Center in New York City. In anticipation of the film's opening, Malmberg shared an exclusive scene from his film with ...

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    "White Irish Drinkers" and "Grace Paley" Doc Top Audience Winners at Woodstock

    John Gray's 1975 set Brooklyn tale "White Irish Drinkers," and Lilly Rivlin's documentary "Grace Paley: Collected Shorts," were the two big Audience Award winners last night at the Woodstock Film Festival. "Drinkers" nabbed the Audience Award for Narrative Feature, while "Grace Palley" walked away w...

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    Stranger Than Fiction Announces Fall 2010 Lineup; "Marwencol" & "Hitler" to Bookend

    Stranger Than Fiction, the weekly documentary series at New York's IFC Center hosted by Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen, will start its fourteenth season September 28, 2010 with a screening of Jeff Malmberg's SXSW winner "Marwencol." Most of the fall's screenings will feature Q&A's with filmmake...

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    Cinema Guild Takes SXSW Winner "Marwencol"

    The Cinema Guild has announced the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to Jeff Malmberg's "Marwencol," which won the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2010 South by Southwest Film Festival. Andrew Herwitz, President of the Film Sales Company, negotiated the deal on behalf of...

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    REVIEW | Americana in Microcosm: Jeff Malmberg's “Marwencol”

    Jeff Malmberg’s “Marwencol” portrays an accidental artist for whom creativity serves as catharsis, rather than angst. Mark Hogancamp, an upstate New York resident left with brain damage after several men attacked him outside of a bar in 2000, copes by creating his own world. An amnesiac and alcoholi...

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    SXSW '10 | Violence, Art & Therapy Collide in Jeff Malmberg's "Marwencol"

    Editor's Note: This is one interview in a series profiling directors whose films are screening in the Narrative Competition, Documentary Competition and Emerging Visions sections at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival.

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