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    Kickstarter Film Festival Hits Los Angeles

    Kickstarter has made a lot of projects possible, including many films, and as there are more Kickstarter creators in Los Angeles than anywhere in the world, the crowdsourcing site is continuing the 4th Annual Kickstarter Film Festival--which launched in Brooklyn's Fort Greene (where the company is h...

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    New York Film Festival Cherry Picks World Fests for Slate of 30 --What's Missing?

    The New York Film Festival Main Slate official selection has landed, with 30 features including many Cannes entries and potential Oscar contenders.

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    Toronto Fest Adds to Sprawling Program: Highlights

    The Toronto International Film Festival is adding scads of movies to its sprawling 11-day program of 300-plus selections which launches September 4 with the world premiere of David Dobkin’s “The Judge," starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall. It's a lot to absorb: we list the individual Wavel...

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    TIFF Adds 'Clouds of Sils Maria' and 'Two Days, One Night,' Reveals 5 More Lineups

    TIFF has announced additions to its Gala and Special Presentation selections as well as new sets of films that will screen during this year's festival, including a City to City Program with Seoul, South Korea.

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    How to Pick a Foreign Oscar Entry?

    Certain countries over the decades have done better with foreign Oscar nominations. Italy and France lead the field with the most Oscar wins.

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    Henry Jenkins Will Give Keynote at Convergence Section of New York Film Festival

    The Film Society of Lincoln Society has revealed a keynote speaker and a few selections for the Convergence section at the New York Film Festival.

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    Sundance Film Festival Goes to Hong Kong

    Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects will offer Hong Kong premieres of eight new films from the 2014 Festival in Park City, Utah, U.S.A., with filmmakers on hand.

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    Toronto Film Fest Doc Preview, from Oscar Hopefuls to Likely Buys (Midnight Madness, Vanguard Lineups)

    The Toronto International Film Festival always premieres a lineup of strong docs, some of which will be in this year's awards conversation. Programmer Thom Powers takes us through the selection.

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    Weinstein Co. Awards Plans Come Into Focus: What Are Their Oscar Frontrunners?

    Dating a film says a lot about a distributor's plans. So the later the film comes out--in the thick of the most congested season of the year-- the more willing the company is to step up and promote. It means they have skin in the Oscar game. There's no other reason to put out a limited-release movie...

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