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  1. Austin Film Festival: 'Brave New Jersey' Forces Filmmakers to Confront How They'd Spend Their Last Night on Earth

    12:46 pm 10/16/2016

    Anna Camp and Tony Hale star in Jody Lambert's film about how one town reacts to Orson Welles' famous 1938 'War of the Worlds' radio broadcast.Read more

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  2. Austin Film Festival: Paul Feig, Marta Kauffman, Nancy Meyers Call for More Diversity

    1:09 pm 10/15/2016

    The 'Ghostbusters' director said he was tired of seeing female characters "play second banana to a guy."Read more

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  3. Austin Film Festival: 'Friends' Co-creator Marta Kauffman on Why There Will Never Be a Reunion Show

    7:48 pm 10/14/2016

    It "wouldn't make anybody happy," she said at a retrospective devoted to the series.Read more

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  4. Austin Film Festival: Director Jeff Nichols on Why 'Loving' Is "Kind of an Apolitical Film"

    7:33 pm 10/14/2016

    His film about pioneering interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving opened the festival.Read more

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  5. Austin Film Festival: NBC's Jennifer Salke Says Amid Negative Politics, Audiences Are Looking for Positive Programming

    5:14 pm 10/13/2016

    The exec pointed to the success of the new series 'This Is Us' as evidence of her theory.Read more

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  6. Austin Film Festival to Honor John Singleton, Chris Cooper

    9:00 am 9/30/2015

    'Legend,' starring Tom Hardy, will open the festival, which runs from Oct. 29 to Nov. 5.Read more

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  7. '7 Minutes': Austin Review

    8:28 am 10/28/2014

    Jay Martin's feature debut depicts an ill-fated robbery by three desperate friendsRead more

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  8. Austin Film Fest: 'The Humbling' and 'The Last Five Years' Will Open, 'Rosewater' Will Close

    2:25 pm 9/30/2014

    The fest in Texas' capital also announced that Edward Zwick will receive this year's Extraordinary Contribution to Film Award on Oct. 25Read more

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  9. Austin Film Fest: Writer-Centric Event to Screen Numerous Oscar Hopefuls

    10:38 am 9/17/2014

    'The Imitation Game,' 'Wild,' 'Escobar: Paradise Lost' and 'Big Hero 6' will all screen at the fest in Texas' capital, which will also host 15 world premieresRead more

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  10. Austin Film Festival to Honor 'Mad Men,' 'True Detective' and 'Masters of Sex' Emmy Hopefuls

    10:00 am 6/3/2014

    "The Writers Festival," which is set for Oct. 23-30, will fete Matthew Weiner with its Outstanding Television Writer award and host a panel that will include Cary Fukunaga and Michelle Ashford, among others.Read more

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