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    How '12 Years a Slave' Broke Through India's No-Nudity Clause

    Last week, Steve McQueen's slavery drama became the first film in history to be cleared by the Indian censor board with nudity intact.

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    Beijing Indie Film Festival Goes Dark After Record Turnout, Heads Underground

    One of China’s indie film showcases fell dark on Saturday, as electrical power was cut during the opening screening of the 9th Beijing Independent Film Festival. Held in the Songzhuang arts district in the outskirts of Beijing, the festival’s opening ceremony drew about 500 attendees by organizers’ ...

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    Boycott Cinemark? Theater Chain Blocks "Shame"

    Cinemark, the nation's third largest theater chain, is crippled by an old-fashioned conservative ideology that doesn't seem fitting with its function to screen the seventh art. According to the Los Angeles Times, Cinemark won't be booking Steve McQueen's blistering new film "...

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    New Anti-Piracy Campaign Is Simplistic & Racist

    In the midst of the congressional battles over the Protect Ip Act, which many people--including me--believe will impinge on civil liberties and the freedom of the Internet, the White House is inadvertently taking sides with a new public relations campaign aimed at combating piracy through a strat...

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    "Shame" Branded with NC-17; Will Distributor Embrace Rating?

    "Shame" Branded with NC-17; Will Distributor Embrace Rating?

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    Iran Bans "Absolutely Tame Is A Horse"; Forces Chicago Fest Cancellation

    Iran Bans "Absolutely Tame Is A Horse"; Forces Chicago Fest Cancellation

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    Banned Chinese Filmmakers Persevere; "Suzhou River"'s Lou Ye Premieres Latest at Venice

    Banned Chinese Filmmakers Persevere; "Suzhou River"'s Lou Ye Premieres Latest at Venice

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    Piracy Fight: "Twilight" Distrib Summit Bites Pic Downloaders

    Piracy Fight: "Twilight" Distrib Summit Bites Pic Downloaders

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    Is Internet Censorship Bill "Protect IP Act" Dead? Is Piracy Good or Bad for You?

    Is Internet Censorship Bill "Protect IP Act" Dead? Is Piracy Good or Bad for You?

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    Tonight: Fighting Back Against New Proposed NYC Anti-Film Laws

    Tonight: Fighting Back Against New Proposed NYC Anti-Film Laws

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