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    TRIBECA '07 | 10 Films To Watch from the 6th Tribeca Film Festival

    With more than 150 features, some have criticized the 6th Tribeca Film Festival for offering a roster that is too eclectic and of mixed quality. But, by the end of the lengthy fest, a number of top-notch new movies had risen to the top despite the daunting lineup of screenings spread all around town...

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    iW NEWS | "We Are Together" Wins Tribeca Audience Prize

    Paul Taylor's "We Are Together" (Thina Simunye) won The Cadillac Award, selected by audiences at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary, about South Afica's Agape orphanage for children left behind by people who have died of AIDS, debuted at IDFA in November where it also won a festival audience prize (and where indieWIRE first wrote about the film). Producer Teddy Leifer and Taylor confrmed that they will dedicate the film's $25,000 cash award to school fees for the children of Agape, through their RISE Foundation. The festival's other prizes were presented at a ceremony earlier this week, where "We Are Together" also won a Special ...

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    TRIBECA '07 | Volach's "Father" Wins Top Tribeca Prize; Gibney's "Taxi" Wins Doc Award

    David Volach's "My Father My Lord" (Hofshat Kaits) won the Founders Award for best narrative feature (including a $50,000 cash award) and Alex Gibney's "Taxi to the Darkside" won the prize for best documentary feature (including $25,000 cash) at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. Organizers presented t...

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    TRIBECA '07 | Critics Notebook 4: Reel Politic

    Hollywood cranked out a plethora of movies about World War II and the Korean War as they were being fought. But it took years after Vietnam and the Gulf War for the U.S. to make fiction features about them. Today, American documentarians are pretty much the only filmmakers addressing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The time lag between event and product for narrative films is a truism, but if this country could swing it in the '40s and '50s, why not in the '70s and the '00s? America is not the only nation with a blind spot. Most Tribeca Film Festival films about current conflagrations are docs, and a majority of the fiction features that de...

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    DISPATCH FROM TRIBECA | Mexico, France and Africa In Focus on Tribeca Fest's First Weekend

    Alternating days of sun and rain greeted the first weekend of the 6th Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan and whether it was the fluctuating weather conditions or the significantly higher prices, the festival's advance ticket sales were down, according to a number sources (and organizers recently sla...

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    iW NEWS | EMI Makes UK Deal for "We Are Together"

    Days after its North American premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, Paul Taylor's documentary "We Are Together" (Thina Simunye) has been acquired in a UK distribution deal with EMI that includes a theatrical, DVD and soundtrack release. The new film about the Children of Agape choir from South Africa, has stirred Tribeca festival audiences, as indieWIRE reported earlier today, drawing musicians Bono and Alicia Keys to a recent fest screening and party. A Rise Films production in association with The Channel 4 British Documentary Foundation and HBO Documentary Films, "We Are Together"'s deal was brokered by Annie Roney of ro*co films internat...

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    iW VIDEO | Julie Delpy and "2 Days in Paris"

    At the Apple Store Soho for an Apple and indieWIRE Filmmaker Talk during the Tribeca Film Festival, Julie Delpy talks about her new movie, "2 Days in Paris" (which had its North American premiere at the festival) and discusses Richard Linklater (with whom she made "Before Sunrise" and "Before Suns...

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    iW NEWS | Here! Gets Tribeca Title, "Vivere"

    Here! Films has announced a North American deal for Angelina Maccarone's German drama, "Vivere," screening at the Tribeca Film Festival. Here's sister company, Regent Releasing will handle the theatrical release of the movie, in a deal brokered with Media Luna Entertainment. Produced by Anita Elsani...

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    TRIBECA '07 | Critics Notebook 3: The Evolution and Whither American Indies

    1. Whither American indie films?2. Do they evolve?3. Or wither?

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    iW ANNOUNCEMENT | Apple and indieWIRE Daily Filmmaker Chats Continues: Mary Harron, Ed Burns, John C

    Apple and indieWIRE are proud to present Filmmaker Talks at the Apple Store SoHo during the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. Get a peek behind the scenes from some of the industry's leading filmmakers as well as emerging directors.

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