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  1. 'Indignation,' 'Weiner,' 'Tallulah' Among Sundance London Lineup

    2:59 am 4/20/2016

    The fourth edition of the British offshoot of Robert Redford's Utah shindig is set to take place in June. Read more

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  2. Stephen Colbert Q&A, James Schamus Film Highlight First Group of Montclair Fest Screenings (Exclusive)

    8:01 am 3/21/2016

    Roger Ross Williams' 'Life, Animated,' is set to open the festival with Barbara Kopple's 'Miss Sharon Jones!' serving as the closing-night film.Read more

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  3. 'Junction 48': Berlin Review

    4:07 am 2/14/2016

    Young Palestinians use hip-hop to fight back against Israeli oppression in Berlinale veteran Udi Aloni's upbeat musical drama.Read more

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  4. Berlin: James Schamus Says This Election Season Echoes 1950s "Xenophobia" and "Slut-Shaming"

    3:45 am 2/14/2016

    "A rise of xenophobia, a slut-shaming culture against women, a rise of insane military innovations overseas," reflected the 'Indignation' director. "I feel like Philip Roth was writing for now."Read more

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  5. 'Indignation': Sundance Review

    12:53 am 1/25/2016

    Screenwriter, producer and industry executive James Schamus moves into directing with this fine adaptation of Philip Roth's novel about an independent-minded youth chafing against 1950s rigidity.Read more

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  6. James Schamus' Directorial Debut 'Indignation' Rounds Out Its Cast

    7:35 am 6/15/2015

    Tracy Letts, Linda Emond and Danny Burstein join Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon in the 1951-set drama.Read more

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  7. Anthony Bregman's Likely Story Hires Former Weinstein Co. Exec Peter Cron

    8:11 am 6/8/2015

    The bi-coastal producer also hired Jeff Stern to oversee scripted TV arm. Read more

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  8. James Schamus' Symbolic Exchange Pacts With China's Meridian Entertainment

    3:06 pm 5/27/2015

    The former Focus CEO will also serve as a chief creative and strategic advisor to Meridian.Read more

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  9. James Schamus Beefs Up Company, Hires Production Head (Exclusive)

    11:00 am 5/7/2015

    He's tapped Joe Pirro to serve as head of production for Symbolic Exchange.Read more

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  10. Tribeca: Director Cary Fukunaga Says Movie Fans Are "As Responsible for the Death of Cinema as the People Who Make It"

    1:44 pm 4/24/2015

    The Emmy-winning 'True Detective' helmer talked about his work on the first season of the HBO series and his upcoming Idris Elba-starring African war drama 'Beasts of No Nation,' which will be released on Netflix.Read more

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