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Film Society names new heads

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A duo with longstanding film-industry ties, both as film writers and as festival programmers, have been tapped to fill the top programming spots at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, with Kent Jones…

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Magnolia nabs ‘No Place on Earth’

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Magnolia Pictures is acquiring U.S. theatrical distribution rights to Janet Tobias' documentary "No Place on Earth" from History Films, which has U.S. TV rights. Pic tells the gripping story of a…

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HBO nabs ‘Casting By’

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HBO Documentary Films has acquired U.S. TV rights to Tom Donahue's "Casting By," which traces the last half-century of Hollywood casting.

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Review: ‘Song for Marion’

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A sentimental tearjerker targeted at the over-50s who made "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" a box office hit, "Song for Marion" centers on an elderly curmudgeon caring for his ailing wife, who joins…

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Review: ‘The Act of Killing’

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A blood-boiling look at a crime whose perpetrators remain national heroes in their native Indonesia, docu challenges those responsible for carrying out the executions of nearly a million convicted…

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Grindstone, Lionsgate on ‘Motorway’

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Grindstone Entertainment and Lionsgate Home Entertainment have acquired North American distribution rights to Soi Cheang's action thriller "Motorway," which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on…

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