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Sundance 2012 - Fox Searchlight Acquires "Beasts Of The Southern Wild"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2012 2:36 PM
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I believe this is the first *black film* to be picked up at the festival this year, and it's not much of a surprise, given all the hype since its premiere last week.

Sundance 2012 - Fox Searchlight Emerging As Winner In "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" Acquisition Sweepstakes

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 23, 2012 12:18 AM
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It's already been noted that, after its immensely successful premier at the ongoing Sundance Film Festival - a debut that was met with a standing ovation and lots of applause at its end, for both the film and the director - several distribution comapnies have been circling the film with great interest.

Sundance 2012 - Settling Into Day 2 + "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" Has Distribution Companies Roaring!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 21, 2012 11:06 AM
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So this is Day 2 at the Sundance Film Festival for me; I had a rough day arriving yesterday, thanks to Delta Airlines, but I made it. I managed to get 2 film screenings in (I reviewed 1 earlier today 4 posts beneath this one). 

Sundance 2012: Digital Content and Livestream Options for Those Stuck at Home

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 20, 2012 5:41 PM
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For those that can't make it to Park City in person, the 2012 Sundance Film Festival has rolled out an entire slate of digital initiatives to allow you to celebrate the Festival from anywhere.

Win Tickets to 'A Celebration of Music in Film' with Ice-T at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 20, 2012 4:29 PM
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This weekend, attendees of Sundance have a chance to win tickets to ‘A Celebration of Music in Film,’ one of the most anticipated music eventsof the Festival, scheduled for Saturday, January 21.

Sundance 2012: Ice-T Talks Documenting The Craft Of Rapping (Not The Money, Cars, Girls) In New Doc

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 9:45 PM
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Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut), profiled previously on S&A, fully titled Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, will make its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, which got underway officially this evening.

Sundance 2012 - Official Poster For Terence Nance's "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 6:45 PM
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Here's the official poster for Terence Nance's An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, which will make its world premiere screening in the New Frontier section at the Sundance Film Festival, which got underway today.

Exclusive! Philippe Niang's "Toussaint L'Ouverture" Will Make USA Debut At PAFF In February

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 5:07 PM
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So here's that scoop I mentioned on Facebook and Twitter last night that I'd received...
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NVIBC Festival 2012 - Preview Documentary "In Our Heads About Our Hair"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 4:36 PM
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I haven't seen the film yet, but on watching the trailer, I suppose we could consider this a companion piece to Chris Rock's rather thin (although I'm sure well-meaning) Good Hair documentary from some years ago. 

Watch Select Sundance Film Festival Short Films For FREE On Yahoo!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 1:39 PM
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This was strictly a YouTube thing, but it looks like Yahoo has now taken over - for this year anyway, and only for the shorts.