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    LA Film Fest Soft-Launches with Virgin Airlines Commercial 'Departure Date,' Tiffany Sponsors Sundance Fundraiser

    "I didn't know this job was about fund-raising," said new Los Angeles Film Festival director Stephanie Allain at Monday night's downtown soft-launch party in advance of the real opening night Thursday of Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love." This premiere was for Virgin Australia/Virgina Atlantic/Virgi...

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    Exclusive: Clip From David Fenster's 'Pincus' Starring David Nordstrom Premiering At The L.A. Film Festival

    With the Los Angeles Film Festival kicking off this Thursday, we've got a peek at a film that will be hoping to earn some attention from those making their way to the fest. Today, we have an exclusive clip from the new film "Pincus" directed by David Fenster, which is having its world premiere at LA...

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    LA Film Fest Announces Jurors, Includes Director Robert Townsend, Actress Rachel Harris, Critic Sheri Linden

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has announced the jurors for its narrative and documentary competitions. Director Robert Townsend ("Hollywood Shuffle," "The Five Heartbeats"), actress Rachel Harris ("Natural Selection," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" franchise) and LA Times and Hollywood Reporter film critic ...

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    Exclusive: Clip From 'Scooby Doo'-Ish Horror 'Saturday Morning Massacre' Premiering At The Los Angeles Film Festival

    Making its premiere at the upcoming Los Angeles Film Festival, "Saturday Morning Massacre" is a dark and bloody parody about a "Scooby Doo"-like team of paranormal investigators and their devoted dog who struggle for cash until they land a job getting to the bottom of a seri...

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    Los Angeles Film Fest Announces Panels & Conversations, Keynote Speaker Chris McGurk

    The Los Angeles Film Festival (June 14-24), which will open with Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love" and close with Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike," has booked Cinedigm's Chairman and CEO Chris McGurk as its keynote speaker. The LAFF also reveals its schedule of Coffee Talks, Poolside Rants, Spotligh...

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    LAFF Announces Guest Director William Friedkin; Artists in Residence Elfman, Voltaggio & Saadiq

    Continuing to move away from their Film Independent indie branding, The Los Angeles Film Festival has named Hollywood veteran filmmaker William Friedkin as Guest Director for the 2012 Festival. The director of "The Exorcist," "The French Connection" and "To Live and Die in L.A." will screen his lat...

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    Los Angeles Film Fest Reveals Full Lineup; Will Close With A Lap Dance

    Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival is finalizing its full lineup. From June 14-24, the 18th annual festival will showcase nearly 200 features, shorts and music videos representing over 30 countries at its LA Live venue. Opening the fest is Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love,&quo...

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    'Magic Mike' To Close Los Angeles Film Festival; Full Lineup Announced

    The 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. Live, has announced its Closing Night selection and its US and international selections. LAFF's 18th edition will run from June 14 through June 24.

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    Los Angeles Film Festival Books Galas 'Seeking Friend for End of World,' 'Beasts of Southern Wild,' 'Middle of Nowhere'

    Film Independent's 18th Los Angeles Film Festival, led by new Festival Director Stephanie Allain, has revealed three Gala Screenings for the 2012 Festival. Woody Allen's 'To Rome with Love," which just opened well in Italy, will open the fest on June 14.

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    LA Film Festival Sets 'Seeking a Friend,' 'Southern Wild' For 2012 Edition

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has announced a batch of Gala Screenings for the 2012 Festival, including the world premiere of Lorene Scafaria's "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," which stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley and Sundance alums "Beasts of the Southern Wild...

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