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  1. 'Uncertain Terms': LAFF Review

    2:16 pm PDT 06/18/2014
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    Nathan Silver reteams with some of his regular cast and crew for his fourth film. READ MORE

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  2. LAFF: Sony Pictures Classics' Tom Bernard, Michael Barker Get Spirit of Independence Award

    3:41 pm PDT 06/17/2014
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    "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" collaborators Ang Lee and James Schamus joined in the conversation as the two co-presidents looked back at their string of Oscar winners. READ MORE

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  3. LAFF: 'Crash,' 'Valkyrie,' 'The Notebook' Film Composers on Forging Relationships With Directors

    10:29 am PDT 06/16/2014
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    Mark Isham, John Ottman and Aaron Zigman gathered to share their experiences and expert advice as part of the Los Angeles Film Festival's Coffee Talks series. READ MORE

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  4. LAFF 2014: Olivia Munn, Demian Bichir on Their 'Ah-Ha' Moments and Why Budgets Don't Matter

    10:05 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    Alfred Molina and Abigail Spencer also shared childhood stories and sport analogies as they talked about their careers and the acting industry during one of the festival's Coffee Talk sessions. READ MORE

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  5. LAFF: 'Mad Men,' 'Chozen' Actors Stage Live Reading of Black List Script '1969: A Space Odyssey'

    8:31 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    THR's film critic gives his take on Stephany Folsom's unproduced script, which derives from the urban legend that the Apollo moon landing might have been staged by Stanley Kubrick to help the U.S. win the propaganda war against the Soviets. READ MORE

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  6. 'The Well': LAFF Review

    5:18 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    Tom Hammock’s conscientiously crafted feature gets great mileage from a unique setting and some strong screen performances. READ MORE

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  7. ‘Lake Los Angeles’: LAFF Review

    5:01 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    Southern California filmmaker Mike Ott completes his Antelope Valley trilogy with a drama about two immigrants from Latin America. READ MORE

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  8. LAFF 2014: Director Says to Be Popular, Make Films About 'Vera Farmiga's Dad's Nose Hairs'

    3:55 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    Directors Kimberly Peirce, Debra Granik, Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton told a LAFF audience of filmmakers how to connect with mainstream audiences and actors. READ MORE

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  9. LAFF: Women Writers, Directors Reveal Challenges They've Faced

    7:29 am PDT 06/15/2014
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    At a Los Angeles Film Festival panel, director Gina Prince-Bythewood observes, "Talent has no gender." READ MORE

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  10. LAFF: Production Designers Offer Their Takes on Reimaging L.A.

    7:51 pm PDT 06/14/2014
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    The designers behind "Her" and "L.A. Confidential" reveal their secrets for making their films familiar but different. READ MORE

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  11. LA Film Fest: John Lithgow Talks 'Love Is Strange'

    2:24 am PDT 06/13/2014
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    The film, about two men who wed after 39 years together, was inspired by co-writer Mauricio Zacharias' parents' 50-year marriage. READ MORE

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  12. Relativity's 'Earth to Echo' to Have World Premiere at Los Angeles Film Festival

    5:35 pm PDT 05/20/2014
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    As part of a day of family programming, the fest will also devote a program to the upcoming Disney animated series "Gravity Falls." READ MORE

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  13. L.A. Film Fest to Screen 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' '22 Jump Street'

    1:49 pm PDT 05/13/2014
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    The two sequels will be presented at pre-festival showings before the festival formally begins on June 11. READ MORE

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  14. Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' to Close Out Los Angeles Film Festival

    12:18 pm PDT 05/06/2014
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    "Dear White People," "The Two Faces of January" and "Love Is Strange" will receive gala screenings at the event, now in its 20th year. READ MORE

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  15. Lisa Cholodenko Named Los Angeles Film Festival Guest Director

    11:41 am PDT 04/08/2014
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    Sony Pictures Classics' Tom Bernard and Michael Barker to be honored with the Spirit of Independence Award. READ MORE

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  16. 'Snowpiercer' to Open Los Angeles Film Festival

    11:22 am PDT 04/01/2014
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    Bong Joon-ho's action-thriller will make its North American premiere at the fest on June 11. READ MORE

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  17. Ed Ruscha Designs Poster for Los Angeles Film Festival

    1:41 pm PST 02/18/2014
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    The famed artist created the key art for the 20th edition of the fest, which runs June 11-19. READ MORE

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  18. Life of a King: LAFF Review

    5:28 pm PDT 06/26/2013
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    Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. leads a game cast as a recent parolee with life lessons to share. READ MORE

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  19. The House that Jack Built: LAFF Review

    4:40 pm PDT 06/26/2013
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    Nearly 20 years after filmmaker Joseph B. Vasquez wrote the screenplay, this Bronx tale arrives onscreen as a world premiere presentation of the L.A. Film Festival. READ MORE

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  20. Code Black: LAFF Review

    11:49 am PDT 06/24/2013
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    Director-physician Ryan McGarry’s first-person look at the U.S. medical system won the jury award for best documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival. READ MORE

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  21. LAFF: 'Mother, I Love You', 'Code Black' Win Jury Awards

    12:34 pm PDT 06/23/2013
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    The festival announced winners at an awards brunch on Sunday. READ MORE

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