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2009-09-29 20:16:34

Mira Nair's Amelia is set to open the inaugural Doha Tribeca Film Festival in Qatar, organizers announced Tuesday. The movie about iconic aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart stars two-time Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank and Golden Globe-winner Richard Gere. Twelve of the other 32 films on the festival's slate have roots in the Middle East.

2008-09-29 06:00:23

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent announced today the recipient of the second annual Sloan Producers Grant. The organization also announced the fellows selected for Film Independent's annual Producers Lab, which runs in Los Angeles from September 29 through November 13, 2008.

2006-08-25 18:10:17

ROME (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman will open Rome's first international film festival with her portrayal of U.S. photographer Diane Arbus, organizers said on Friday. Kidman plays Arbus in Steven Shainberg's "Fur," which premiers in Rome.

2005-09-03 20:26:38

By Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - Geresom A.G. Musamali had never been to a cinema before he was chosen to join an unprecedented screenwriting course at a house on a hill overlooking the Ugandan edge of Lake Victoria.


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