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    Rory Kennedy's 'Last Days in Vietnam' and Jesse Moss' 'The Overnighters' to Close Hamptons International Film Festival Summerdocs Series

    The Hamptons International Film Festival has announced the final two films that will screen as a part of its sixth annual Summerdocs Series this year.

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    FIRST LOOK: Toronto Best Actress Candidate Jessica Chastain Stars in Liv Ullmann's 'Miss Julie' (TRAILER)

    Now that the dust is settling around the recent flurry of fall film festival announcements, one promising entry is a Toronto world premiere: Norwegian actress-writer-director Liv Ullmann's adaptation of Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s 1888 classic "Miss Julie." The film starring Jessica Chast...

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    Toronto World Premieres: What Did They Get?

    When Piers Handling, CEO and Director of the Toronto International Film Festival and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF announced the new rules for 2014's fall lineup--no world premieres at Telluride if you want a first opening weekend gala slot--they may not have realized that they were sett...

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    How Did 'Birdman,' 'Gone Girl,' 'Inherent Vice' and 'Imitation Game' Land Key Fall Festival Slots?

    Everyone in Hollywood reads the industry tea leaves, the probable truth behind every announcement and its attendant spin. As the awards season takes shape, three major releases are jockeying for position: "Gone Girl," "Inherent Vice" and "Birdman." The Hollywood studios, indie distributors, Oscar ca...

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    New York Film Fest To Close with Michael Keaton-Starring 'Birdman'

    "Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ingnorance)" has been selected as the Closing Night screening of the upcoming New York Film Festival, announced the Film Society of Lincoln Center today.

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    Will Paul Thomas Anderson World Premiere 'Inherent Vice' at the New York Film Festival, or Sneak It First?

    As expected, Paul Thomas Anderson’s "Inherent Vice" will world premiere at the upcoming 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12) as the Centerpiece gala on Saturday October 4. But will the maverick filmmaker sneak preview it in another venue before he arrives at Lincoln Center?

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    Locarno Film Festival Announces Lineup Including Luc Besson's 'Lucy'; Honors Juliette Binoche, Mia Farrow

    Coming up from August 6-16 will be the 67th Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland, and the lineup of global and historical cinema to be screened has just been released.

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    David Ansen's Departure from Los Angeles Film Festival Signals New Direction for Fest

    After five years at Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival, Artistic Director David Ansen is leaving to go back to writing. Also leaving is programmer Doug Jones, who takes 12 years of institutional memory with him. Very much in charge is LAFF's high-powered LAFF director, producer Stephanie A...

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    KVIFF Jury Prizes Won by 'Corn Island,' Elle Fanning, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Doc 'Waiting for August'

    The juries for the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (July 4-12) handed out prizes in four competition categories Saturday night at the Hotel Thermal at a ceremony punctuated by slippery girls in black bikinis sliding across a watery stage. "Karlovy Vary is the face of this country," pre...

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