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Oscars 2015 : Best Foreign Language Film Contenders - The Americas

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • August 22, 2014 11:00 AM
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Early predictions have emerged for most Academy Award categories. As the studios reveal their hopeful offers to be released in the final months of the year, the speculation increases. But despite all the information available on the centerpiece awards, other more obscure races remain a complete mystery at this point. Among these, the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar is almost certainly the most complex to prognosticate.Therefore, after lots of research and arduous educated guessing to put it together, the list below offers a more insightful look at this race before the actual individual selections are announced.

Sundance Institute Brings American Indies to Hong Kong

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • August 7, 2014 11:00 AM
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Sundance Institute and The Metroplex will present Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects, a screening series of new American independent films accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and Festival organizers from September 19 to 28, 2014, at the newly opened cineplex in Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong.

Birthing Comedic Brilliance: Gillian Robespierre & Jenny Slate on their 'Obvious Child'

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 26, 2014 11:40 AM
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The charming duo talked to us about the origins of the film, Donna’s vulnerability, and Jenny’s fear of being alone.

Sundance Institute Announces Film and Music Lineup for Sundance

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 25, 2014 5:00 PM
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Sundance Institute today announced the films and music acts that will headline the Sundance NEXT FEST summer festival August 7-10 in Los Angeles.

June 23rd Marks The Season Premiere of POV Including Jason DaSilva's 'When I Walk'

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • June 22, 2014 8:00 AM
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The 27th season of the acclaimed POV series begins on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10 p.m. on PBS and continues weekly through Sept. 22. The season, featuring 13 new independent nonfiction films and an encore broadcast, concludes with a special presentation in fall 2014.

'Ping Pong Summer' Packs Feel-Good Retro Vibes

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 9, 2014 8:02 PM
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“Ping Pong Summer” is a satisfyingly predictable feel-good bonanza realized with such careful and loving passion for the past that is hard not to fall for its charm.

Laughing At Your Own Pain is Brilliantly Hilarious in ‘Obvious Child'

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 6, 2014 12:56 PM
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Charmingly obscene and hilarious, "Obvious Child" is the most intelligent, female empowering, comedy of the year.

LatinoBuzz: Help Save Sundance Award Winner 'Sleep Dealer' From Film Death

  • By Andrew S. Vargas
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  • May 12, 2014 8:00 AM
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Back in 2008, 'Sleep Dealer' played Sundance and won awards. Then it got caught in legal limbo when the distributor went under. You can help bring it back.

Preferred Paradise: ArteCareyes Film & Arts - Part 1

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • March 14, 2014 5:17 PM
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Paradise: my blessed good fortune -- actually Steven Raphael, of Required Viewing, brought me to ArteCareyes Arts & Film March 5th through 9th. Along with John Cooper of Sundance a small group of us in the film festival section, curated by Marina Stavenhagen, former head of IMCINE, Mexico's government film organization were invited by the owner of an extraordinary domain of land and culture Filippo Brignone.

Electric Entertainment Marks First Major Territorial Sale of ‘God’S Pocket’ Starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman to Arrow Films in the United Kingdom

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • March 12, 2014 12:30 PM
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Los Angeles-based Electric Entertainment and Arrow Films have announced the latter has taken all United Kingdom rights to John Slattery’s feature directorial debut God’s Pocket.

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