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  1. Slain Shelly's 'Waitress' bows at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    A slain New York filmmaker's movie had its Sundance Film Festival premiere, and her husband announced a foundation in her name.Read more

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  2. 'Moon' docu bounces to ThinkFilm

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    ThinkFilm acquired all North American rights except for TV to David Sington's Apollo space mission docu "In The Shadow of the Moon" for around $2 million. The film is screening at Sundance.Read more

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  3. Par Vantage in co-financing pact

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    Paramount Vantage said Sunday that it has created a $150 million film financing fund with Morgan Stanley.Read more

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  4. 'Autism' docu sheds light on disease, plight of family

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    The horror films on display at the Sundance Film Festival are nothing compared to every parent's fear that their child could be diagnosed with the mysterious developmental disability called autism.Read more

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  5. 'Grace' goes to Weinstein Co.

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    How did "Grace Is Gone," a drama made for just under $3 million about a sad sack Iraq War widower played by John Cusack who avoids telling his daughters about their mother's death, become the center of the hottest bidding war at this month's Sundance Film Festival?Read more

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  6. Sundance digest: Shine promoting docu works

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    With its first film, "War/Dance," a documentary about displaced children in Uganda taking part in a dance festival -- part of this year's U.S. Documentary Competition here -- Shine Global has announced a contest to promote and fund the development of docu films.Read more

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  7. Leonsis newest 'filmanthropist' at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    This month, Ted Leonsis stepped away from active management at AOL, serving instead as adviser and "visionary," but even before then he had taken on a new role as documentary film producer. His first film, "Nanking," landed a coveted documentary competition slot at the Sundance Film Festival.Read more

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  8. 'Crazy Love' to Magnolia in festival's first big deal

    4:00 am 1/21/2007

    In the first theatrical deal of the Sundance festival, Magnolia Pictures bought domestic rights Saturday to "Crazy Love," director Dan Klores' documentary about a couple who marries 16 years after the man has acid thrown in his future wife's face.Read more

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  9. Sundance talks politics at 'Chicago 10' opening

    4:00 am 1/19/2007

    The Sundance Film Festival opened Thursday night with an innovative documentary harkening back to Vietnam anti-war protests and a call by actor-activist Robert Redford for an apology for the Iraq war from U.S. leaders.Read more

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  10. Sundance seeks heat as festival opens

    4:00 am 1/18/2007

    The chaotic, snow-filled Sundance Film Festival has long been a test of endurance for members of the film industry, but this year many said it also will be a true test of their acquisition skills. After a year when a glut of indie films underperformed at the boxoffice, buyers are approaching the festival warily.Read more

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