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    Comic-Con Movie Preview: Warner Bros., Sony, Legendary, Paramount, Marvel, 'Sin City' and More

    Details are arriving on what movies the studios will showcase at Comic-Con, which launches in San Diego on July 24. Not all of them will be in Show H--more and more, they are traveling off-site to play to press directly, away from the fan hordes.

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    Rory Kennedy's 'Last Days in Vietnam' and Jesse Moss' 'The Overnighters' to Close Hamptons International Film Festival Summerdocs Series

    The Hamptons International Film Festival has announced the final two films that will screen as a part of its sixth annual Summerdocs Series this year.

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    Half of Sarajevo Film Fest Doc Contenders Directed by Women

    The films deal with a variety of issues, including the status of refugees ("Evaporating Borders"), corruption in Communist regimes ("Uncle Tony, Three Fools and the Secret Service"), and the brave women of Tahrir Square ("Private Revolutions - Young, Female, Egyptian").

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    FIRST LOOK: Toronto Best Actress Candidate Jessica Chastain Stars in Liv Ullmann's 'Miss Julie' (TRAILER)

    Now that the dust is settling around the recent flurry of fall film festival announcements, one promising entry is a Toronto world premiere: Norwegian actress-writer-director Liv Ullmann's adaptation of Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s 1888 classic "Miss Julie." The film starring Jessica Chast...

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    Toronto World Premieres: What Did They Get?

    When Piers Handling, CEO and Director of the Toronto International Film Festival and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF announced the new rules for 2014's fall lineup--no world premieres at Telluride if you want a first opening weekend gala slot--they may not have realized that they were sett...

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    Only 10% of Toronto Lineup So Far Directed by Women

    New films from Susanne Bier, Isabel Coixet, Liv Ullmann, and Mia Hansen-Love make the cut.

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    Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Slate of Titles: New Noah Baumbach and Jason Reitman Films Make Cut

    With the New York Film Festival having already announced their opening night (David Fincher's "Gone Girl"), centerpiece (Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice") and closing night (Alejando Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman") films, the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival today finally unveiled some ...

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    Jersualem Film Festival Head Explains Why Palestinians Won’t Show Films at the Festival

    By any metric, the CEO of the Jerusalem Cinematheque has had an eventful first year at her new job.

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    First-Time Female Filmmakers Take Home Best Film and Best Screenplay Awards at Outfest

    Sydney Freeland's "Drunktown Finest" won the Best Film trophy and Desiree Akhavan's "Appropriate Behavior" the Best Screenwriting prize from the US Grand Jury.

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    WATCH EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Sundance Grand Jury Winning Doc 'Rich Hill'

    Watch a clip from Sundance Grand Jury-winning doc 'Rich Hill,' exclusive to TOH!

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