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  1. Toronto: Julianne Moore, Salma Hayek, Sarah Silverman Set for Onstage Conversations

    6:00 am PDT 08/25/2015
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    Toronto, finalizing its final lineup, also booked the David Oyelowo-starrer 'Five Nights in Maine' and 'James White,' featuring Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon. READ MORE

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  2. Busan to Open 20th Edition With Indian Debut Feature 'Zubaan'

    5:06 am PDT 08/25/2015
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    Pushing aside recent financial woes, the South Korean fest will highlight works by emerging young Asian auteurs while a strong Chinese presence is anticipated with closer 'Mountain Cry.' READ MORE

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  3. 'The Lady in the Van' Starring Maggie Smith Set for December Release

    6:43 pm PDT 08/24/2015
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    Nicholas Hytner's film, which will screen at the Toronto Film Festival, gets an awards-qualifying run. READ MORE

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  4. Palme d'Or Winner Jacques Audiard Reveals First English-Language Feature

    12:28 pm PDT 08/24/2015
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    The French filmmaker behind 'Dheepan,' 'Rust and Bone' and 'A Prophet' tells French radio his new project will be a western starring John C. Reilly. READ MORE

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  5. Laura Poitras, Frederick Wiseman to Screen New Work at New York Film Festival

    12:02 pm PDT 08/24/2015
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    The festival's documentary sidebar will also include portraits of Nora Ephron and Ingrid Bergman. READ MORE

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  6. Hockey Doc 'Red Army' Stirs Controversy in Russia

    11:33 am PDT 08/24/2015
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    Some theaters turned it down, claiming it is not "patriotic." READ MORE

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  7. 'No Home Movie': Locarno Review

    11:16 am PDT 08/24/2015
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    Belgian auteur Chantal Akerman makes a very personal documentary about her own mother. READ MORE

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  8. 'My Internship in Canada' ('Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre'): Locarno Review

    11:13 am PDT 08/24/2015
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    'Monsieur Lazhar' director Philippe Falardeau teams up with 'Starbuck' lead Patrick Huard for this tame French-Canadian political comedy. READ MORE

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  9. Netflix Storms Venice Film Fest Amid Anti-Theater Concerns

    8:00 am PDT 08/24/2015
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    Months after the streamer was criticized for destroying Europe's cherished theater culture, the digital giant is invading the oldest film festival to premiere its first original film, Cary Fukunaga's 'Beasts of No Nation.' READ MORE

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  10. New York Film Festival to Screen New Docs From Paul Thomas Anderson, Noah Baumbach

    7:35 pm PDT 08/21/2015
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    The festival, which runs from Sept. 25 to Oct. 11, will also play revivivals of the Coen Brothers' 'O Brother, Where Art Thou' and Brian De Palma's 'Blow Out.' READ MORE

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  11. 'La Peur': Film Review

    3:57 pm PDT 08/21/2015
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    French newcomer Nino Rocher stars in Damien Odoul's adaptation of Gabriel Chevallier's autobiographical WWI novel. READ MORE

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  12. 'The Academy of the Muses' (L'Accademia delle muse'): Locarno Review

    11:09 am PDT 08/21/2015
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    The latest film from eclectic Spanish filmmaker José Luis Guerin is an exploration of the fine lines between art and life, fiction and documentary, intellectual rigor and emotional truths. READ MORE

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  13. Russia to Launch Co-Production Grant at Venice Film Fest

    12:42 pm PDT 08/19/2015
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    Eight projects involving Russia as a co-production partner have been selected to compete. READ MORE

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  14. 'Chevalier': Locarno Review

    11:18 am PDT 08/19/2015
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    Athina Rachel Tsangari's follow-up to her acclaimed Greek Weird Wave film 'Attenberg' explores male competitiveness. READ MORE

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  15. Hot Docs Hires Former Toronto Fest Exec to Oversee Programming

    9:20 am PDT 08/19/2015
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    Shane Smith will oversee the annual slate at North America's largest documentary festival. READ MORE

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