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TV creator Dan Harmon convenes with fans and confronts his fears on a cross-country podcast tour in the affecting showbiz documentary HARMONTOWN.

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Meet The Patels is a charming film that gives viewers unfiltered access to this world of modern Indian dating and Ravi’s personal journey.

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The maker of WINTER’S BONE returns to the Ozarks to chronicle the life of a man with many types of kin in the documentary STRAY DOG.

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The creator of the cult favorite sitcom COMMUNITY chats with us about a new documentary focused on his transformative podcast tour.

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Two seniors seize the day on a whirlwind tour of Iceland, and one of them completely steals the show in this cute indie comedy.

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When is a “gang assault” not really a gang assault? The new documentary Out in the Night follows the New Jersey 4 – a group of 4 women who were charged with gang assault, assault, attempted murder, and more because of a small scuffle one night in Manhattan. A fight that lasted

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Los Angeles Film Festival is gearing up tomorrow! We’re working hard on finalizing our schedules to fit in as many movies as possible, but there are only so many hours in a day. With LAFF including everything from small indie documentaries like I Am Big Bird: The Carol Spinney Story to quiet

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Following a group of Super Sized Big Beautiful Women in Austin, All of Me tracks these friends as they journey from big to small.

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The documentary Casting By highlights the great casting directors and their work through the trenches in a vastly under-appreciated field.

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Europa Report will be available on VOD and iTunes on June 27th, with a theatrical release starting on August 2, 2013.

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IN A WORLD… shows just how hard it can be to be a female voice over actor, but it also has great character moments and a female empowerment message. Lake Bell has proven herself to be a triple threat as writer, director, and star.

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Aging is one of life’s trickier alchemies, and it’s trickier still in the youth-obsessed film industry.  Movies are moments frozen in time, but when you start to string those moments into a career arc, a sense of mortality starts to sink in.  Ingénues become doting mothers.  Action heroes become grizzled

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For a filmmaker with only one feature-length movie to his credit (2001’s The American Astronaut), Cory McAbee has a sizable and somewhat inexplicable cult following.  Some of that notoriety stems from fronting the surrealist rock band The Billy Nayer Show, as well as occasional media projects like the web serial

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Red Flag stars writer-director Alex Karpovsky as Alex Karpovsky, an independent filmmaker fresh off a breakup with his girlfriend of 5 years (Caroline White).  As he embarks on a promotional tour for his quirky nature mockumentary, Karpovsky launches into a downward spiral of loneliness and self-pity that’s exacerbated by the

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The mortgage debt crisis of 2008 and the subsequent global recession revealed a terrible secret about the wealthy—they could be as bad at managing their money as the rest of us. And while many of the 1 percent managed to scrape by with the help of massive government bailouts, Florida

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A bayou fever dream unmistakably inspired by the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina, Beasts of the Southern Wild presents an enthralling mixture of historical record and folklore to tell its emotionally charged story of pain, loss, and renewal.  In many ways, it’s a stunning visual representation of the oral tradition.  The

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