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Fellowship Honoring Diane Weyermann Unveiled at Camden Doc Fest

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On Friday, during the 18th edition of the Camden Intl. Film festival organizers unveiled a Diane Weyermann Fellowship at the Points North Institute.Weyermann, the former chief content officer at Participant and former director...

Neon Label Super Acquires Alice Diop’s Venice Award-Winning ‘Saint Omer’

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Super, Neon's boutique distribution label, has acquired the US rights to Alice Diop's "Saint Omer" after it won the Silver Lion Grand Jury award in Venice, along with the Luigi De Laurentiis Lion of...

Inside the Doc World Controversy pitting Ken Burns against his peers

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When PBS announced in 2017 that acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns was hard at work on a four-part docuseries about Muhammad Ali, which will debut in 2021, the news was greeted with great anticipation:...

Box Office: ‘Woman King’ Earns $1.7 Million in Thursday Previews

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Sony's "The Woman King," starring Viola Davis, has earned $1.7 million at the domestic box office as theatergoers slowly embrace one of its first major studio releases in a matter of weeks. The historic epic...

Trevor Noah lashes out at racists upset by Black Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid’

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Trevor Noah has joined the growing number of celebrities who are fighting back against racist reactions in Disney's live-action "The Little Mermaid," in which singer Halle Bailey plays the mermaid princess Ariel. Some...

10 takes on San Sebastian 2022

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With the first full edition on site since the pandemic, Spain's San Sebastian Festival has never been busier or bigger. 10 Takes the form of a lively edition: Playing out powerful...

Lionsgate is shooting ‘The Strangers’ remake trilogy in Slovakia

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The first part of "The Strangers", a trilogy directed by Renny Harlin and produced by Lionsgate, has started production in Slovakia. Rastislav Kuril's Frame Film handles production in the country. The producers...

Beristain, Patterson, Pancarte, Santamaria Bow titles in San Sebastian

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Thanks in part to a strong co-production drive, 13 films with Mexican nationality will be screened in San Sebastian this year, a large presence. Perlak frames Alejandro G. Iñarritu Venice player "Bardo: False Chronicle...

Mexico Boosts Diversity, While Women, Indigenous, LBGTQ Movies Increase

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Eight of the 10 directors in the Morelia Festival's main Mexican competition are women, led by two of the biggest Mexican festival hits of the year, "Robe of Gems", Natalia López Gallardo's special jury...

‘Il Boemo,’ By Petr Václav: Trailer Of The World Premiere Of San Sebastian

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He died alone and abandoned, and today few people know his name, but in the second half of the 18th century Josef Mysliveček (1737-1781), the son of a Czech miller, broke family ties and...