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    Criticwire Picks: Surveying This Month's Top-Rated Indie Films

    March was a solid month for indies, as the newest members on our list of the Best of the Year So Far can attest.

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    'War Witch,' 'Flashpoint' Top Canada's Film and Television Awards

    Last night at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards -- which merged the previous Genie (film) and Gemini (television) into one ceremony -- saw Kim Nguyen's Academy Award nominated "War Witch" nearly sweep the film categories while "Flashpoint" won top ho...

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    Weekend Preview: 'War Witch' Bewitches, 'Stoker' a Mixed Bag, 'Jack the Giant' Not Slaying Critics

    It's a good weekend for limited release films. Canada's Oscar-nominated foreign entry "War Witch," a harrowing yet poignant tale of a young Congolese girl's survival and first love, is scoring top marks with critics. Meanwhile, documentaries "Leviathan" and "A Place at the Table"...

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    'War Witch' ('Rebelle') Opens In Theaters Today. Details On Playdates...

    We've got official theatrical playdates for Kim Nguyen's Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza.

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    Interview: Canadian Director Kim Nguyen Talks Foreign Oscar Nominee 'War Witch'

    French-Canadian director Kim Nguyen's coming-of-age drama "War Witch" was one of the five nominees for the 2013 Foreign-Language Oscar. The film tells the harrowing yet poignant story of a young African girl abducted into a rebel army, and her brave journey to free herself from the army's clutches. ...

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    Review: Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch' Sees Trauma Through the Haunted Lens of Magical Realism

    “War Witch,” Canada’s Oscar-nominated Foreign-Language entry, centers on a young African girl’s abduction into a rebel army, her escape, and the slow, painful process of liberating herself from the army’s traumatic, devastating reach. It is directed by French-Canadian Kim Nguyen, and is the second f...

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