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

    10:35 am PDT 09/18/2016
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    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)

    4:47 pm PST 02/03/2016
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    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

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

    1:40 am PST 12/16/2015
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    Director Radu Jude won the best director's honor in Berlin for his tale, dubbed a Romanian '12 Years a Slave.' READ MORE

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

    10:37 am PDT 09/20/2015
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    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

    7:51 am PDT 06/24/2015
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    Liam Neeson to be the voice of God in the new campaign, which will promote the UN's goals for sustainable development. READ MORE

  6. Toronto Unveils New Juried Competition for International Films

    8:39 am PDT 05/21/2015
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    The inaugural Platform category will complement the coveted People's Choice Award, voted on by festgoers and considered an awards season baromoter. READ MORE

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

    6:00 am PST 02/25/2015
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    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

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

    10:59 pm PST 02/22/2015
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    'Birdman' flew away with this year's top Academy Award, while '12 Years a Slave' won in 2014. READ MORE

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

    8:38 pm PST 02/22/2015
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    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

    12:15 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    Composer Richard Friedman demands an injunction over the Oscar-winning film. READ MORE

  11. 'Django Unchained' Producer on 'Selma' Oscar Snubs: Did Voters Have "Racial Fatigue"? (Guest Column)

    8:00 am PST 01/21/2015
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    Following a big year for '12 Years a Slave,' Reginald Hudlin ponders the bigger diversity issue for Hollywood: "Why is our business so behind the rest of the country?" READ MORE

  12. U.K. 2014 Box Office Drops for Second Consecutive Year as 'Lego Movie,' 'Inbetweeners 2' Dominate

    8:04 am PST 12/30/2014
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    But it's 'Paddington' that proves the unexpected local hit READ MORE

  13. AFM: 'Dear White People' Breaks Urban Curse to Sell Globally

    7:00 am PST 11/09/2014
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    European and Asian buyers, often wary of films about African-American culture, have jumped at Justin Simien's Sundance hit READ MORE

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  14. MIPCOM: 'Book of Negroes' Star Cuba Gooding Jr. on Neglected Slave-Trade Tales

    4:53 pm PDT 10/14/2014
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    "It always upsets me when I hear about something I don't know" READ MORE

  15. Zurich Film Festival to Honor Hans Zimmer With Lifetime Achievement Award

    3:00 am PDT 07/01/2014
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    The workaholic Oscar-winning composer most recently wrote the scores to “Amazing Spider-Man 2” and Christopher Nolan's “Interstellar.” READ MORE

  16. China's Bona Film Group First-Quarter Revenue, Profit Rise

    8:34 pm PDT 05/29/2014
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    "The Man from Macau," featuring Chow Yun-fat, helped drive the improved performance at the Chinese distributor. READ MORE

  17. British Supermarket Chain Apologizes for '12 Years a Slave' Display

    9:59 am PDT 05/21/2014
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    To promote DVD and Blu-ray copies of the film, Sainsbury's set up a mannequin dressed like Solomon Northup. READ MORE

  18. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Judi Dench Win Irish Academy Awards

    12:34 am PDT 04/06/2014
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    The 11th annual Irish Film and Television awards, dished out at a ceremony in Dublin April 5, also saw "Philomena" win best international film ahead of "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "The Wolf of Wall Street." READ MORE

  19. Adam Beach Brings First-Run Hollywood Films to First Nations Audiences

    7:00 am PDT 04/01/2014
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    A pact between the "Big Love" star and Entertainment One will bring titles like Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and Neil Burger's "Divergent" to an untapped market. READ MORE

  20. CinemaCon: Fox Derides Theater Chief for Saying '12 Years' Too 'Intense' to Watch on Big Screen

    10:40 am PDT 03/27/2014
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    Fox executives and others were surprised earlier this week by National Association of Theatre Owners president/CEO John Fithian's public comments, since his job is to promote seeing movies in the cinema. READ MORE