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    Sundance Changes with the Times

    There's a new Sundance sheriff in town.

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    Oscar Watch: Fest Awards Push Contenders

    Along with fall award season pump-primers The Hollywood, London and AFI Fests, another key fest on the award season calendar is the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which takes place at the height of Oscar voting this February, from the 4th through the 14th. (Oscar nominations are announce...

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    Scott Foundas Joins Film Society as Associate Programmer

    As I suspected, LA Weekly and Village Voice Media film critic Scott Foundas has accepted the offer of associate film programmer at The Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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    Sheffield Docs: How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin, Disco and Atomic War

    Critic Karina Longworth posts again from Sheffield Doc/Fest on two features and a short dealing with the impact of Western pop culture on the fall of the USSR.

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    David Ansen Named Artistic Director of Los Angeles Film Festival

    When Rebecca Yeldham came in to run the Los Angeles Film Festival this year, programming director Rachel Rosen played out her last fest and then moved back to her old stomping grounds, the San Francisco Film Festival. Now Yeldham announces that Newsweek critic David Ansen is joining the LAFF as arti...

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    Sheffield Rock Docs: The Beat is the Law, Taqwacore

    Critic Karina Longworth continues her coverage of Doc/Fest in Sheffield with reviews of music docs The Beat is the Law Part One and Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam.

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    Festival Report: Cinema Eye Rolls With Docs

    Critic Karina Longworth reports on the Cinema Eye nominations from the Doc/Fest in Sheffield, England:

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    Film Festivals: London vs. AFI

    The London Film Fest wrapped up 16 days just as the AFI Fest got started with its nine-day run. The two fests offer a revealing contrast.

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    France Oscar Entry A Prophet Wins London Prize, Audiard Talks

    On my recent jaunt to London, I finally saw Jacques Audiard's A Prophet, which won the first ever best film award at the 53rd London Fest, after having won the grand jury prize at Cannes and scoring raves at Telluride. “‘A Prophet’ has the ambition, purity of vision and clarity of purpose to make i...

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    LFF#: London Fest Closer Nowhere Boy

    Amidst a resurgence of affection for The Beatles, London Film Festival closer Nowhere Boy marks a strong debut for Sam Taylor-Wood (a visual artist of some stature in the art world) and a breakout for Brit actor Aaron Johnson as teen John Lennon. But the small-scale 50s period film straddles two gen...

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