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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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    Mike Cahill on Crazy Sidetrack to Mind-Blowing 'I Origins,' Working with Michael Pitt, Opening Karlovy Vary

    I think I have very specific passions, I guess, one is science and one is existentialism, part of science, the question why are we here, what is all this about if universe 3.7 billion years and we only have 100, how do we negotiate those numbers and making meaning out of our lives, both of them come...

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    'Martin Bonner' Director Chad Hartigan Preps 'Morris from America' in Germany

    Following his Indie Spirit-winning breakthrough, “This is Martin Bonner,” starring Australian "Land Ho!" actor Paul Eenhoorn, Karlovy Vary juror Chad Hartigan is sharing more details on his third feature.

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    Luc Besson's 'Lucy' Starring Scarlett Johansson to Open 67th Locarno Film Festival

    Luc Besson's semi-sci-fi thriller "Lucy" has been selected to open the 67th Locarno Film Festival.

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    Five Films to See at This Year's LGBT NewFest, from 'Futuro Beach' to 'Gerontophilia' (VIDEOS)

    NewFest, New York's LGBT film festival held annually with the support of Outfest and Lincoln Center, has announced the lineup for its 2014 program, scheduled for July 24-29.

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    Karlovy Vary Lures Hollywood, Inspires Wes Anderson

    It took me a few days to get the hang of Karlovy Vary. The first morning, as I headed off in the wrong direction from my quaint hillside Cajkovskij Palace Spa and Wellness Hotel, a helpful couple pointed me toward a deep staircase heading straight down toward the Festival Central at the mammoth Hote...

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    Day One at Karlovy Vary Film Festival: from Mel Gibson to 'I, Origins'

    Opening night at Festival Central, the massive underground theatre at the Hotel Thermal featured a performance of "In the Mood" by the Caban brothers, an intro to the brainy Sundance hit "I, Origins" from writer-director Mike Cahill and stars Michael Pitt and Astrid Berges-Frisbey, and the presentat...

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    4th Annual Kickstarter Film Festival to Feature Events in Brooklyn, LA and London

    The 4th Annual Kickstarter Film Festival will take place later this summer, celebrating features, shorts and documentaries made through money raised on the crowdfunding platform.

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    2014 Original iPhone Film Festival Seeks Submissions

    Thanks to the smartphones in our pockets, we are all filmmakers these days--or potential ones at least.

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