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Vyer Films To Distribute Joaquim Sapinho’s THIS SIDE OF RESURRECTION

Vyer Films To Distribute Joaquim Sapinho’s THIS SIDE OF RESURRECTION

Vyer Films will release This Side of Resurrection, the cinematographically stunning fourth feature film by Joaquim Sapinho.  The film, which will be available exclusively on vyerfilms.com starting February 20, follows a brother and sister processing the dissolution of their family in very different ways: her through dating and comforting her mother, him through surfing and joining

Tribeca Film Acquires North American Rights to Gia Coppola’s Feature Debut ‘PALO ALTO’, Based on James Franco’s Short Story Collection

Tribeca Film announced it has acquired North American rights to Gia Coppola’s acclaimed directorial debut Palo Alto, starring Emma Roberts (“American Horror Story,” We’re the Millers), Jack Kilmer (in his acting debut), James Franco (Spring Breakers), Nat Wolff (“The Naked Brothers Band”), Zoe Levin (The Way, Way Back),  and Val Kilmer. Written and directed by Coppola, and based on

Fruitvale Station, The New Economy of Indie Film & New Black Voices – Notes from IFP Indie Film Week Day 1

The 2013 edition of IFP Independent Film Week kicked off at The Film Society of Lincoln Center today with a case study of the Oakland-based Oscar Grant story ‘Fruitvale Station‘.  Featuring first time feature Director Ryan Coogler and the films’ lead actress Melonie Diaz, moderated by FILM COMMENT Editor Nicolas Rapold, the conversation was an interesting peer

Ben Stiller’s THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Announced as Centerpiece Gala Selection for 51st NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

Ben Stiller’s highly anticipated adaptation of James Thurber’s classic short story ‘THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY‘ which also stars Stiller alongside Kristen Wiig, will make its World Premiere on Saturday, October 5, 2013 as the Centerpiece Gala presentation for the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival. Stiller directs and stars in the remake of

Interview: Andrew Semans (Writer/Director – ‘Nancy, Please’)

‘Nancy, Please‘ tells the story of Paul, a young, gifted, and aimless Yale University student who has just moved in with his girlfriend and is struggling to complete his dissertation before embarking on a career in academia. There’s just one snag: as Paul is unpacking his belongings, he discovers that he has left something behind,

IFP & Factory 25 Present ‘NANCY, PLEASE’ @ reRun Theater – May 24, 2013

‘Nancy, Please‘ tells the story of Paul, a young, gifted, and aimless Yale University student who has just moved in with his girlfriend and is struggling to complete his dissertation before embarking on a career in academia. There’s just one snag: as Paul is unpacking his belongings, he discovers that he has left something behind,

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