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Lisa Cholodenko Is Guest Director of the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival

The 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) has revealed that filmmaker Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right") will serve as artistic guest director for the upcoming edition of the fest.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 8, 2014 2:34 PM
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Writer-Director Pablo Trapero Is Jury President of the Cannes Un Certain Regard Section

Argentinean screenwriter, producer and director Pablo Trapero will head the jury for the Un Certain Regard section at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 8, 2014 11:24 AM
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Calling All Filmmakers: Film Independent's Project Involve Now Open for Submissions

Listen up, filmmakers. Film Independent's signature diversity program Project Involve is now open for submissions. The deadline is April 28. Here's what you need to apply.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 7, 2014 2:51 PM
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Best of the Week: 'Mad Men' Premiere, Glazer on 'Under the Skin,' Altman's Top 15 and More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • April 4, 2014 5:14 PM
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Jeff Bridges & The Abiders to Headline This Year's Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles (CLIPS)

The Dude lives! Jeff Bridges & The Abiders have just been added as the musical headliner for the 2014 edition of Lebowski Fest, which hits LA's Wiltern Theater on Friday, April 15.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 3, 2014 12:06 PM
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COLCOA 2014 Lineup Includes New Films from Polanski, Breillat, Ozon and More (TRAILERS)

The Franco-American Cultural Fund has announced the lineup for the 18th edition of the City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA) film festival. Running April 21-28 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, the fest will present 41 features, including three international premieres, and many North American and US premieres. (Trailers below.)
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 2, 2014 11:43 AM
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Seven Films To See at the San Francisco International Film Fest; Noah Cowan Hosts First SFIFF Press Conference

At the San Francisco International Film Festival press conference, we gleaned intel on upcoming awardees Richard Linklater and Steve Gaghan, new Fest Executive Director Noah Cowan and a program of 168 films plus panels galore.
  • By Meredith Brody
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  • April 1, 2014 9:25 PM
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'Snowpiercer' to Open the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival

The 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival will open with Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer” on June 11.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2014 2:13 PM
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Here's the Lineup for the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival

The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival has revealed its lineup for the 2014 fest, set to kick off April 24 and run through May 8.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2014 1:58 PM
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Review: Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac: Volume II'

In the grim second volume of Lars von Trier's erotic epic "Nymphomaniac," the great Dane dares us once again to sympathize with a morally monstrous antiheroine -- here, in the form of Joe, as played by Charlotte Gainsbourg, who's game for anything and everything for the role. Watch it now on VOD before it hits theaters April 4.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • March 31, 2014 3:50 PM
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