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    Film Movement Acquires Italian Film 'Human Capital' Ahead of Its Tribeca Film Festival Premiere

    It seems as though Italian filmmaker Paolo Virzi ("The First Beautiful Thing") is getting just the right amount of buzz for his latest feature "Human Capital." Just ahead of its North American premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month, the film has just been acquired by Film Movement.

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    'The Who' Documentary 'Lambert & Stamp' Acquired by Sony Pictures Classics

    Anyone wondering just how 'The Who' came to creation should be delighted at the news of the documentary "Lambert & Stamp," which recently premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews, now having been acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. The distributor has just bought all North America...

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    UPDATED! Recapping The Sundance Sales: A Complete List of Festival Pick Ups

    The 2014 Sundance Film Festival has officially come and gone, and with it comes a considerable talking point: Why was it such a slow sales year? Or, perhaps it should be worded this way: Was it a slow sales year?

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    Sony Pictures Classics Nabs 'Infinitely Polar Bear' Fresh From Sundance

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American, German, UK, Scandinavian, Eastern European and Russian rights to Maya Forbes’ directorial debut "Infinitely Polar Bear" which recently premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

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    Slamdance Studios Acquires Slamdance Winner 'Bible Quiz' for Its 'On the Road' Series

    Good things are brewing at Slamdance as its fast-growing distribution division Slamdance Studios now brings on a new addition to its "On the Road" series, Nicole Teeny's 2013 Slamdance award winner "Bible Quiz," a documentary following the ambitious journey of seventeen-year-old Mikayla in which she...

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    Sundance: Sony Classics Takes Worldwide Rights To 'Land Ho!'

    Sony Pictures Classics announced this morning that it has secured worldwide rights to Martha Stephens & Aaron Katz’s road trip comedy "Land Ho!," which premiered on Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival. SPC plans to release the film nationwide in 2014.

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    Cinema Guild Picks Up North American Rights to HIV Documentary 'What Now? Remind Me'

    After garnering the FIPRESCI prize at Locarno and playing at the New York Film Festival, "What Now? Remind Me" has officially been picked up for North American distribution by the Cinema Guild.

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    Magnolia Pictures Promotes Peter Van Steemburg and John Von Thaden

    Magnolia Pictures, the Wagner/Cuban Company's vehicle of theatrical and home entertainment distribution, have announced Peter Van Steemburg's promotion to VP of Acquistions and John Von Thaden's promotion to Director of Acquisitions.

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    Magnolia Nabs Steve Coogan's 'Alan Partridge'

    Magnolia has acquired Steve Coogan's "Alan Partridge" for release in North America, it was announced today. The film -- already out in the UK -- will have its North American premiere at the New York Film Festival in late September.

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    Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' Moves From Big Sony To Sony Pictures Classics

    Sony Pictures Classics will release Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" on the prime awards season date of December 20th, it was announced today. Originally pegged for release via Sony's Columbia Pictures (which released Miller's previous film "Moneyball"), the Annapurna Pictures-produced film will now he...

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