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  1. 'Bombay Velvet': Bucheon Review

    3:28 pm PDT 07/27/2015
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    'Gangs of Wasseypur' director Anurag Kashyap's big-budget historical epic revolves around gun-slinging mobsters and corrupted officials battling over the development of Mumbai from 1949 to 1969. READ MORE

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  2. Aaron Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' to Screen at New York Film Festival

    1:03 pm PDT 07/27/2015
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    The biopic, directed by Danny Boyle, is the fest's Centerpiece selection. READ MORE

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  3. Venice Film Festival: Elizabeth Banks, Diane Kruger Join Main Jury

    4:10 am PDT 07/27/2015
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    The actresses join the 72nd edition’s jury, led by Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuaron. READ MORE

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  4. 'Gold Coast' ('Guldkysten'): Karlovy Vary Review

    3:48 pm PDT 07/24/2015
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    This first fiction feature of Swedish-born editor-turned-director Daniel Dencik stars Jakob Oftebro as a naive coffee plantation owner in Danish Guinea in the 1830s. READ MORE

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  5. Venice Days Unveils Diverse Lineup

    4:00 am PDT 07/24/2015
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    Alice Rohrwacher and Agnes Varda are among this year's directors at the independent event during the Venice Film Festival. READ MORE

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  6. Drug War Doc 'Cartel Land' Hits Home With Mexican Audiences

    12:24 am PDT 07/24/2015
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    Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow executive produced the Sundance winner about vigilante groups battling some of the most violent criminals in the world. READ MORE

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  7. San Sebastian Film Festival Unveils Competition Titles

    3:14 am PDT 07/23/2015
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    Six films are set to compete for the festival's Golden Shell award. READ MORE

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  8. New York Film Fest: Don Cheadle's 'Miles Ahead' to Screen Closing Night

    12:18 pm PDT 07/22/2015
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    Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic will make its world premiere as part of the 53rd edition. READ MORE

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  9. Venice Film Festival: Jonathan Demme Named President of Horizons Jury

    4:06 am PDT 07/22/2015
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    'Hungry Hearts' director Saverio Costanzo will serve as president of the debut film jury. READ MORE

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  10. Misty Copeland Ballet Documentary Goes to Sundance Selects

    12:45 pm PDT 07/21/2015
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    The film follows the first African-American to become a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. READ MORE

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  11. Toronto: Gigi Pritzker, Nicolas Chartier, Bill Hader Set for Industry Conference

    8:05 am PDT 07/21/2015
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    'Amy' director Asif Kapadia, NATO's John Fithian and Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke will also talk film and business at the seven-day summit in September. READ MORE

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  12. 'The Disappearing Illusionist': Karlovy Vary Review

    3:01 pm PDT 07/20/2015
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    Award-winning first-time feature director Bobbie Peers rewrites the true story of a magician who made himself vanish into the snowy depths of Norway. READ MORE

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  13. 'Zero': Karlovy Vary Review

    12:10 pm PDT 07/20/2015
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    This jocular divertissement from Hungarian director Gyula Nemes combines a strong ecological message with riffs on different film genres and co-stars renowned cult actor Udo Kier. READ MORE

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  14. 'The Laundryman' ('Qing Tian Jie Yi Hao'): Taipei Review

    11:47 am PDT 07/20/2015
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    Taiwanese filmmaker Lee Chung's feature-length debut revolves around a hitman stumbling upon his origins. READ MORE

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  15. 'The Sound of Trees' ('Le Bruit des arbres'): Karlovy Vary Review

    2:24 pm PDT 07/17/2015
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    Antoine L’Ecuyer and Roy Dupuis headline this coming-of-age story, the first feature from Quebec writer-director Francois Peloquin READ MORE

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  16. 'The Magic Mountain': Karlovy Vary Review

    3:01 pm PDT 07/16/2015
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    Anca Damian's mixed-media animated feature recounts the harrowing life of Adam Jacek Winkler, a Paris-based Pole who ended up fighting the Soviets alongside the mujahideen in Afghanistan READ MORE

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  17. Sundance on the Scene: Lily Tomlin of 'Grandma' Shares the Best Advice Was Ever Given

    10:54 am PDT 07/16/2015
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    Lily Tomlin, star of Paul Weitz's Sundance film, 'Grandma,' shares the best advice she was ever given, "giggle and get in," advice given by director Robert Altman, suggesting she move into an apartment during their shoot rather than stay in a hotel. Tomlin and Weitz discuss the film and Tomlin's character development with Stacey Wilson of 'The Hollywood Repo READ MORE

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  18. 'Chemo' ('Chemia'): Karlovy Vary Review

    9:58 am PDT 07/16/2015
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    Polish debutant director Bartek Prokopowicz draws on personal experience for this tragicomic romance about matrimony, motherhood and mortality. READ MORE

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  19. 'Mallory': Karlovy Vary Review

    10:44 am PDT 07/15/2015
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    Czech documentary filmmaker Helena Trestikova hits another one out of the park with this long-term observational documentary about a heroin addict who gets pregnant and tries to better her life READ MORE

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