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12 Years a Slave

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  1. Toronto: Damien Chazelle's 'La La Land' Captures Audience Award

    5:22 am 9/18/2016

    The win makes the movie a frontrunner for the awards season on its way to possible Oscar glory. The first runner-up was the Dev Patel-starrer 'Lion.'Read more

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  2. '12 Years a Slave' Screenwriter on Oscar Diversity: "We Are Not the Fringe" (Guest Column)

    3:27 pm 2/3/2016

    John Ridley, who won the best adapted screenplay Oscar and is a member of the writers branch, asserts, "We can’t simply lament circumstances at the end of each year ... we must work to secure our own vibrancy."Read more

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  3. Foreign-Language Oscar Spotlight: Confronting the History of Gypsy Slavery in Romania's 'Aferim!'

    8:15 am 12/15/2015

    Director Radu Jude won the best director's honor in Berlin for his tale, dubbed a Romanian '12 Years a Slave.' Read more

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  4. TIFF: Brie Larson's 'Room' Captures Audience Award

    9:25 am 9/20/2015

    Directors Alan Zweig and Sion Sono also took home big prizes in Toronto. Read more

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  5. Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Richard Curtis Kick Off U.N. Global Goals Campaign

    7:40 am 6/24/2015

    Liam Neeson to be the voice of God in the new campaign, which will promote the UN's goals for sustainable development.Read more

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  6. Toronto Unveils New Juried Competition for International Films

    7:26 am 5/21/2015

    The inaugural Platform category will complement the coveted People's Choice Award, voted on by festgoers and considered an awards season baromoter. Read more

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  7. Diverse Casts Deliver Higher Ratings, Bigger Box Office: Study (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 2/25/2015

    Audiences want more ethnic representation, a new UCLA study shows, with agencies, studios and networks lagging behind, entrenched in "an industry culture that routinely devalues the talent of minorities and women."Read more

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  8. Oscars 2015: Fox Searchlight, New Regency Nab Second Straight Best Picture Win

    3:13 pm 2/19/2015

    'Birdman' flew away with this year's top Academy Award, while '12 Years a Slave' won in 2014.Read more

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  9. Oscars 2015: Screenwriter Graham Moore Addresses Suicide, Delivers Message of Hope During Acceptance Speech (Video)

    10:47 am 2/16/2015

    The awards are being handed out Sunday night in Hollywood.Read more

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  10. '12 Years a Slave' Draws Copyright Lawsuit Over Hans Zimmer Soundtrack

    11:31 am 1/26/2015

    Composer Richard Friedman demands an injunction over the Oscar-winning film.Read more

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