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    Ari Folman Takes on Animated Anne Frank Feature

    Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, who animated the Oscar-nominated documentary about his experiences serving in the Israeli military, "Waltz with Bashir," and combined live action and animation in this year's Cannes entry and European Film Award-winner "The Congress," will now tackle another hybrid genr...

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    'The Great Beauty' Wins Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor & More At European Film Awards

    While it has pretty much no bearing on the Oscars, winning a few key categories at the European Film Awards does serve to raise the profile of some movies that are in contention. Now, we can certainly bet that more Academy voters will be popping in their screeners of "The Great Beauty."

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    Stream This: Five Essential Experiments in Animation (CLIPS)

    From Ari Folman to Jan Svankmajer, catch up on your experimental animated films with these five essentials you can stream now.

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    Festival Fave & Belgium's Oscar Entry 'Broken Circle Breakdown' Leads European Film Awards Nominees

    If there's one movie you might hear The Playlist prattling on about in the next few weeks, it's Felix van Groeningen's "Broken Circle Breakdown." Having already won the heart of Jessica Kiang when it hit Karlovy Vary earlier this year, I saw it this past week and was equally taken with the moving, m...

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    Fantastic Fest Tour Takes Genre Film Favorites on the Road; 'Congress' and 'Borgman' Included in Lineup

    Austin,Texas-based genre film festival Fantastic Fest has announced the November Fantastic Fest Tour which is set to bring independent film favorites from the 2013 festival to Alamo Drafthouse theaters across the nation.

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    BFI London Film Fest Diary Day 1: 'Captain Philips,' 'The Congress,' 'Bertolucci On Bertolucci' & More

    Even with the New York Film Festival still ongoing for a few more days, the international festival circuit isn't pausing for breath: Wednesday saw the kick off of the 57th BFI London Film Festival across the pond. After a fairly rocky start under new director Clare Stewart last year, the U.K.'s bigg...

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    The European Film Academy Announces Animated Feature Film 2013 Nominations

    The European Film Academy has announced its three nominations in the European Animated Feature Film 2013 category: Ari Folman's "The Congress," Alain Ughetto's "Jasmine," and Enzo d' Alo's "Pinocchio."

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    European Film Awards Nominate Animated Films 'The Congress,' 'Jasmine' and 'Pinocchio'; Plus Watch New 'Frozen' Trailer (VIDEO)

    The European Film Academy has announced its three nominations for Best Animated Feature Film of 2013. Plus, watch a new trailer for Disney's "Frozen," hitting theaters November 27.

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    'The Congress' Tops Fantastic Fest Winners; 'Jodorowsky's Dune' Wins Audience Award

    Austin's Fantastic Fest announced their winners yesterday with Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune" taking the audience award. Ari Folman's "The Congress" won the best picture in the Fantastic Features category along with best screenplay and best actress for Robin Wright, while "Afflicted"...

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