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SXSW Film Head Janet Pierson Says This Year’s Films Take Risks

In preparation for today's announcement of the 2012 SXSW lineup, SXSW film producer Janet Pierson spoke on the phone with Indiewire editor in chief Dana Harris and chief film critic Eric Kohn. An edited transcript of the conversation follows. ERIC KOHN: The first thing I thought when I saw this lineup was "very SXSW," which  Full Article…

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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Latest Film From ‘A Prophet’ Director

Sony Pictures Classis has acquired North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to "Rust & Bone," the latest from "A Prophet" director Jacques Audiard. Marion Cottilard and Matthias Schoenarts ("Bullhead") head the cast. The film, co-written by Audiard and Thomas Bidegain, is adapted from a book of short stories by Craig Davidson. Full release  Full Article…

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SXSW REVEALS FULL 2012 FEATURE FILM LINEUP

SXSW has announced their complete 2012 feature film slate. Over 90 films will screen across the festival’s ten categories, including the already announced opening night premiere of Joss Whedon’s Cabin in the Woods and a special preview screening of Lena Dunham’s new HBO series Girls. New additions include the sixteen films premiering in narrative and  Full Article…

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The 3 Rotterdam Film Festival Movies You Must See

International Film Festival Rotterdam is getting older; perhaps ripening is a better term. Always regarded for edgy and newish movies that may or may not be validated elsewhere, Rotterdam now has eight venues and, last year, 340,000 admissions. Still, it retains the magic of surprise. Take one world premiere, "Room 514," by Israeli director Sharon  Full Article…

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The Ultimate Roundup of Our 2012 Sundance Film Festival Coverage

  2012 Highlights Recap: The Conversation: What Were the Favorite Films of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival? Deals: All the 2012 Distribution Deals (So Far), in One Handy List (Updated) Awards: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' ‘The House I Live In,’ ‘The Surrogate,’ ‘Invisible War’ Take Top Awards From Juries and Audiences Trailers: The Ultimate  Full Article…

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