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  1. SUNDANCE REVIEW: Gripping 'An African Election' Offers Insider's Thrilling Look at Ghana Elections

    11:19 am 1/31/2011

    Among the many politically charged documentaries showcased at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, one of the most gripping is "An African Election," which provides an inside look at the presidential elections in Ghana in December 2008.Read more

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  2. SUNDANCE REVIEW: Israeli Film 'Restoration' a Quality, if Somber, Picture That Could Find Art-House Success

    10:02 pm 1/30/2011

    The film, part of the World Cinema Dramatic Competition, is the kind of small-scale, well-crafted story that used to be a staple of European cinema and is rarely seen nowadays, at least in the U.S.Read more

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  3. SUNDANCE REVIEW: Engaging 'KNUCKLE' Doc Centers on Irish Brawlers

    9:40 pm 1/30/2011

    HBO recently bought remake rights to the movie chronicling the bare-knuckle fistfights in Ireland's Travelers community, with plans to turn it into a TV drama. Read more

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  4. SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'Catechism Cataclysm' a Silly Tale About a Priest's Crisis of Confidence

    8:56 pm 1/30/2011

    Todd Rohal's film, which is unlikely to connect with its target audience, is not so much blasphemous as just outrageous for the hell of it.Read more

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  5. SUNDANCE REVIEW: Festival Winner 'If a Tree Falls' a Compelling Doc About Radical Environmentalism

    3:21 pm 1/30/2011

    Marshall Curry's documentary, which won an editing award, centers on activist members of the Earth Liberation Front categorized as "domestic terrorists" by the FBI.Read more

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  6. SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'Hell and Back Again'

    1:54 pm 1/30/2011

    Danfung Dennis presents a powerful depiction of the horrors and daily violence of our ongoing war in Afghanistan.Read more

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  7. SUNDANCE REVIEW: Experimental Horror Flick 'The Oregonian' Fails to Grab Audience

    9:29 pm 1/29/2011

    A would-be experimental horror film that earns more giggles than gasps, "The Oregonian" starts off as an exercise in lead-footed David Lynch mimicry and heads downhill quickly.Read more

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  8. SUNDANCE: 2011 Festival Award Winners

    6:00 pm 1/29/2011

    Drake Doremus' "Like Crazy," starring Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin and Jennifer Lawrence, was awarded the grand jury prize for U.S. dramatic film Saturday night at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony hosted by Tim Blake Nelson. The awards were streamed live online.Read more

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  9. SUNDANCE: Mike Cahill's 'Another Earth' Wins Sloan Prize, Plus Other News

    5:28 pm 1/29/2011

    Late-fest news from Park City, including deals, plus "May in the Summer" director Cherien Dabis awarded the 2011 Sundance / NHK International Filmmaker Award and Mike Cahill's 'Another Earth' winning the Alfred P. Sloan prize.Read more

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  10. SUNDANCE REVIEW: Engaging Performances Lift Disheartening 'The Salesman'

    4:50 pm 1/29/2011

    A slow slice of life in tough times interrupted by very bad news, Salesman matches economic downturn with the frozen-over landscape of Northern Quebec.Read more

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