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    RIP James Avery

    RIP James Avery

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    RIP Nelson Rolihlahla "Madiba" Mandela. July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013

    RIP Nelson Rolihlahla "Madiba" Mandela. July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013

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    Paul Walker Remembered: 'Life's too fucking short... let's make sure we’re having fun'

    Indiewire sat down with Paul Walker, who tragically died over the weekend at the too young age of 40, this March in Austin, TX to discuss his career-best turn in the SXSW indie thriller "Hours."

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    Sheffield Doc/Fest Director Heather Croall On The Precious Last Days of the Great Peter Wintonick

    Sheffield Doc/Fest director Heather Croall offers a poignant essay on the final days of Peter Wintonick.

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    Canadian Documentary Filmmaker Peter Wintonick Has Passed Away

    Peter Wintonick -- a filmmaker, journalist, festival programmer and mentor who was a beloved presence in the international documentary film world -- passed away this morning in Montreal.

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    ArtMattan Films Remembers Senegalese Filmmaker Khady Sylla (1963-2013)

    African women filmmakers have a very hard time to have a voice in the concert of voices that today resonate in African cinema. The names of Safi Faye, Fanta Nacro, Khady Sylla, Wanuri Kahiu, Ana Lisboa, Nadia El Fani and many more are not well known. However, many of them have a body of work that is...

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    'Queen Margot' Filmmaker Patrice Chéreau Dies at 68

    Patrice Chéreau, the French filmmaker best known for the female fronted period dramas "Queen Margot" and "Gabrielle," has passed away today in Paris after succumbing to cancer. He was 68.

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    Herman Wallace (Angola 3) Dies After Prison Release. Feature Doc 'Herman's House' Tells His Story

    Herman Wallace who spent much of the last 41 years of his life behind bars, and in solitary confinement, has passed away, losing his battle cancer. He was 71 years old.Wallace, one of the Angola 3 prisoners, had advanced liver cancer, and died on Friday morning in New Orleans.

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    Boxer Ken Norton Of ‘Mandingo' Fame And Glory Dead At 70

    Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton passed away today at the age of 70.

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    'Get Shorty,' 'Out of Sight' Author Elmore Leonard Dead at 87

    Elmore Leonard, the author best known in the film world for the feature adaptations of his works "Get Shorty," "Out of Sight," and "Rum Punch" (which was filmed as "Jackie Brown"), has passed away at 87, three weeks after suffering a stoke.

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