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"Beasts Of The Southern Wild," Ava DuVernay, "Detropia" Pick Up Trophies At Sundance 2012 Awards Celebration

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2012 11:05 PM
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A quickie post highlighting winners from tonight's Sundance Film Festival Awards celebration.

Ice-T's "The Art Of Rap" Acquired For Theatrical Release By Indomina

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2012 8:58 PM
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And here's another...

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.

Julie Dash To Direct "Tupelo 77", Set During Summer of '77 in Mississippi, Casting Underway

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 22, 2012 7:31 PM
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Critically Acclaimed director of 1991's Daughters of The Dust, Julie Dash, is in negotiations to direct a new feature film titled Tupelo 77, according to Bob Crowe (Rabbit Fall, Stained) of Angel Entertainment, who will serve as producer of the film along with Sean Hewitt (Carry Me Home).

RO*CO Productions & 1492 Pictures To Adapt Documentaries Into Feature Films, Starting with "Crime After Crime"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 22, 2012 3:26 PM
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Announced last night at the Sundance Film Festival...