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    Guadalajara's Maguey Award

    Maguey, pronounced Ma Gay -- the plant from which Tequila is distilled here in the State of Jalisco and the City of Guadalajara -- is the perfect name for the Gay Prize of the Festival International de Cine de Guadalajara (FICG).

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    Sundance Institute To Host 4-Day Summer Film Festival In Los Angeles, AUG. 8-11

    Next Weekend, Presented by Sundance Institute to Offer Film Screenings and Panels at Sundance Sunset Cinema in West Hollywood.Additional Screenings Around Los Angeles Co-Hosted with American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre, Cinefamily, Cinespia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, The Museum of Conte...

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    A Fierce Green Fire Opens in LA March 15th!

    This is such an important film by our friend Mark Kitchell. When I first saw this I was shocked at how political and even controversial the environmental movement (to this day) has always been. A brilliant worldwide view and perspective.

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    Eagles, Lake Bell and Peaches Head for Second April London Sundance Film and Music Fest

    The second annual Sundance London film and music festival, programmed by the same folks who mount January's Sundance Film Festival and including many of that fest's top prize-winners, will be held on April 25-28 April at The O2. Among the artists expected to attend Sundance London are Lake Bell, Mik...

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    Sundance Institute Brings Next Weekend to Los Angeles, New Summer Film Festival Running August 8-11

    The Sundance Institute will be a hosting an all-new summer film festival, Next Weekend, running August 8-11 in Los Angeles. The fest is an extension of the Sundance Film Festival's NEXT section, which is designed to showcase "stylistically adventurous" films by up-and-coming directors.

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    Chad Hartigan's 'This is Martin Bonner' Goes to Monterey Media for Summer Release

    Chad Hartigan's "This Is Martin Bonner" has gone to Monterey Media for US distribution. The film, starring Paul Eenhoorn and Richmond Arquette, won Sundance's Best of NEXT audience award. Monterey is eyeing a Summer release and will push for awards consideration in the fall.

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    Checking in with Alex Rivera

    Inquiring minds want to know, what has the Peruvian-American multi-media artist and filmmaker of the radical film Sleep Dealer been up to since he broke through at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. I had a chance to catch up with Alex and find out what’s shaking.

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    Watch: 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director Bendjelloul on the Road to Oscar [VIDEO]

    When "Searching for Sugar Man" premiered at Sundance 2012, director Malik Bendjelloul had no idea it would make it all the way to the winner's podium on Oscar night. He also could never have imagined the film's story playing out the way it did. He was backpacking looking for stories for Swedish TV w...

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    Lake Bell's In A World Gets Post-Sundance Pick Up

    Lake Bell’s directorial debut In A World finally got a post-Sundance pick up by Roadside Attractions and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. This was one of our favorite movies at Sundance. It was smart, totally different (the world of voice over artists!) and totally feminist. The messag...

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    Roadside Attractions Takes 'In a World...' with Sony Worldwide

    Triple-threat Lake Bell, who wrote, directed, and starred in "In a World..." which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance, has sold her movie to Roadside Attractions (U.S.) and Sony Worldwide Acquisitions Group (foreign). Roadside Attractions is planning a summer 2013 release for the fil...

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