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  1. Jacqueline Bisset Defends Her 'Welcome to New York' Director Abel Ferrara As "Uncompromising"

    7:07 pm 3/26/2015

    The director has been battling with IFC Films, which is releasing his new film inspired by the Dominque Strauss-Kahn scandal.Read more

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  2. Abel Ferrara Responds to IFC: "Fire-Bombing Theaters Is Not on My Agenda"

    6:49 am 3/23/2015

    The director believes that championing a filmmaker means "distributing his movie as he intended it to be."Read more

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  3. IFC Accuses Director Abel Ferrara of "Slinging Mud and Insults" (Exclusive)

    7:19 pm 3/20/2015

    The distributor, which plans to release an R-rated version of the director's 'Welcome to New York,' says the filmmaker refused to make his own edits when offered the chance.Read more

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  4. Abel Ferrara Issues Cease and Desist Letter Over IFC Release of 'Welcome to New York' (Exclusive)

    11:15 am 3/17/2015

    The director is enraged that the U.S. distributor is releasing a version of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn film that is not his own. Read more

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  5. Thierry Fremaux on Selecting Films, 'Wild Tales' and French Critics

    1:01 pm 12/3/2014

    "Cannes is a laboratory. We have to try things, open the windows, and try to do something different"Read more

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  6. Venice: Abel Ferrara Movie Backer Responds to IFC "Punks" and "Vampires" Rant

    10:33 am 9/7/2014

    "It's very unfair," said Wild Bunch head Vincent MaravalRead more

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  7. Toronto: Download THR's Day 2 'Daily'

    3:00 am 9/6/2014

    In day 2 of THR's Toronto festival daily, Abel Ferrara lashes out at IFC, Chris Rock calls fame the 'new cocaine' and festgoers lament a lack of awards-season buzz going into the weekendRead more

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  8. Venice: Director Abel Ferrara Attacks IFC "Punks" Who "Don't Give a Shit About Movies"

    5:47 pm 9/5/2014

    The controversial director says his distributor is demanding a re-cut of racy 'Welcome to New York'Read more

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  9. Abel Ferrara Doesn’t Know Who Killed Pasolini

    10:05 am 9/4/2014

    The director was misquoted in an earlier statement claiming that he knew who killed the subject of his new filmRead more

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  10. 'Pasolini': Venice Review

    1:30 am 9/4/2014

    Willem Dafoe plays the murdered gay poet whose loss still reverberates through Italian intellectual life in Abel Ferrara's anti-conventional portraitRead more

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