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  1. '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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Sundance festival a click away

    4:00 am 1/17/2007

    Digital coverage of the Sundance Film Festival has reached new heights this year, with a new YouTube Sundance Channel Video Blog Festival, official blogs from the network and fest sponsors and countless independent Web sites covering the fest.Read more

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  5. Rainbow, GSN, Sundance set plentiful table

    4:00 am 1/16/2007

    PASADENA -- A new network chief, a series about a female bounty hunter, a game show based on the British format "Without Prejudice?" and a new environmental series were among a slew of announcements from Rainbow Media's fuse and WE tv, GSN and Sundance Channel at the Television Critics Assn. winter press tour.Read more

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  6. Native Forum set at Sundance

    4:00 am 12/20/2006

    NEW YORK -- Four features and two short films from American Indian and Indigenous filmmakers will be showcased at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival's 13th annual Native Forum, featuring artist panels, workshops and networking events.Read more

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  7. Sundance screenwriters pencil in 12 new projects

    4:00 am 12/18/2006

    The 2007 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab has announced 12 new feature film projects, including a new script from writer-director John Leguizamo and an indie lineup of advisers, including Christopher McQuarrie, John Ridley and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal.Read more

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  8. Sundance unveils its short list

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    NEW YORK -- The Sundance Film Festival has announced 71 short films set to screen next month, including a film starring Peter Sarsgaard and fiancee Maggie Gyllenhaal, and added two new features to its New Frontier and Special Screening sections.Read more

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  9. Premieres slate eclectic, Sundance director says

    4:00 am 12/1/2006

    Premieres at the Sundance Film Festival -- taking place on chilly evenings in Park City, usually with major stars in attendance -- have been showcases for big films, usually from studios and often by established filmmakers. At Sundance 2007, the Premieres will be much harder to categorize, according to festival director Geoffrey Gilmore.Read more

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  10. Sundance announces competition lineup

    4:00 am 11/30/2006

    In announcing the competition slate for the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, Geoffrey Gilmore, its longtime director, said he sees the beginning of a new era in independent filmmaking. "Filmmakers are undergoing a massive expansion in perspective and aesthetic qualities," he said. "Where once independence meant a detachment, a kind of navel-gazing, that doesn't exist right now. Instead, there is engagement and innovation. Filmmakers are going out and engaging the real world in terms of subject matter, vision and innovative storytelling."Read more

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