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    MPAA Box Office Stats Reveal Declines in Domestic and 3-D Attendance: "We Needed a Few More Good Movies"

    It's always revealing to parse the Motion Picture Association of America's annual Theatrical Market Statistics Report. The 2011 report shows that the studios are basically getting bailed out by the international boost in moviegoers, while the domestic market is in steady decline. And the bloom is of...

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    Peru and the Art of Film Financing

    INTERVIEW: Carmen Rosa Vargas Céspedes, General Director of Cultural, Industries and Arts

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    "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema" Hosts Screenings of Seven Contemporary French Films, Adds Interactive Q & As

    Francophile Alert! This year, Unifrance Films is partnering with L.A.'s Laemmle Theatres, New York's Film Society of Lincoln Center, and Emerging Pictures to present "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema." The series sets out to highlight the best of contemporary French film by screening seven films in ov...

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    Next Tugg Test: Paramount Insurge Launches 'Loved Ones' and Drafthouse Opens 'The FP'

    The real test for the on-demand Tugg releasing model is films that have not been pre-sold via well-branded theatrical releases with ads and reviews. "The Tree of Life," for example, is well past its first run, and is now reaching more moviegoers via Tugg.

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    Napa Valley Film Festival Carries On

    A few weeks back I had the distinct pleasure of attending and serving on the jury of the premiere edition of Napa Valley Film Festival. I want to promote / publicize their 2nd outing later this year but first I want to use this forum to say why I think they at Napa – and events like them world...

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    Indies React to Tugg, Which Lets You Choose What Will Play at Your Movie Theater, Adds 'Tree of Life' and 'Bullhead' to Roster

    New startup Tugg, launched Wednesday, lets audiences choose what will screen at their local multiplex. We polled several indie exhibitors and distribs for feedback (below).

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    Alamo Drafthouse To Take Over San Francisco's New Mission Theater

    Tim League and the Alamo Drafthouse are a force that will not be stopped, from expanding their exhibition reach beyond Austin, Texas to releasing foreign Oscar nominee "Bullhead" (more from the director and star here).

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    Robot & Frank and Valley of Saints at Sundance via Sloan Foundation Support

    It is not fostering films that teach but films that integrate science into the drama that makes for good stories. This program brings public understanding of science and technology which is about bridging the gap between the two cultures and fostering a keener appreciation of the increasingly scient...

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    Cinedigm Partners with New Video to Buy and Release Indie Films

    As the many filmmakers at Sundance seek the best distribution they can get, the new partnership between digital exhibitor Cinedigm Entertainment Group and veteran indie distributor New Video to buy and release indie films offers independent directors cross-platform theatrical release as well as digi...

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    Sloan Foundation Teams Up with Coolidge Corner Theatre to Expand Science on Screen Program

    New York's Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced yesterday that it had awarded a two-year grant of over $460,000 to the Coolidge Corner Theatre to expand the Science on Screen program, which pairs feature and documentary films with live presentations by scientists and technologists.

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