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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids

    Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids
    The best independent children's films from around the world, plus silent movie classics, a screening of films made by young filmmakers and a panel discussion about film storyline development are just part of the fifth annual Coastline Children's Film...
  • Hollywood watching as 'Midnight Rider' trial zooms in on film set safety

    Hollywood watching as 'Midnight Rider' trial zooms in on film set safety
    A trial focusing on film set safety and criminal liability is scheduled to open Monday in a small town in Georgia, attracting intense interest from Hollywood. Three executives of an independent film company based in Pasadena face charges of...
  • What to watch for at the Sundance Film Festival

    What to watch for at the Sundance Film Festival
    Just as Hollywood's awards season heats up, half the town takes off for a snowy getaway to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. Celebrating its 31st year, the festival has steadily outgrown its indie-film roots to showcase emerging and...
  • Yann Demange goes for bold in Northern Ireland-set feature debut ''71'

    Yann Demange goes for bold in Northern Ireland-set feature debut ''71'
    In the new film "'71," set in bloody Northern Ireland during the Troubles between Catholics and Protestants, a young soldier must find his way back to his barracks. It's a story both simple and filled with complexities, a gripping, straight-ahead chase...
  • Geneva Film Festival offers diverse lineup of movies

    Geneva Film Festival offers diverse lineup of movies
    It's a rare chance to see new and award-winning independent films without traveling into the city. The 8th Annual Geneva Film Festival opens March 12 and runs through March 14, offering a weekend full of indie flicks from around the globe. "This...
  • A painstaking effort to reunite forgotten films with their owners

    A painstaking effort to reunite forgotten films with their owners
    Inside a 260,000-square-foot warehouse just over the Grapevine off Interstate 5, an archivist from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences clambered up a ladder to inspect a stack of dusty 35-millimeter film cans. "What are some of the titles we'...
  • Oscars 2015: J.K. Simmons wins supporting actor for 'Whiplash'

    J.K. Simmons has found his tempo. The veteran performer won the Academy Award for supporting actor Sunday with his portrayal of a domineering music teacher in the taut jazz drama "Whiplash." Accepting his first Oscar (on his first nomination), Simmons...
  • Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin

    Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin
    The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it. The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
  • 'Zombie Killers' movie, which gets Bethlehem showing Saturday, looks to bring the dead back to life

    'Zombie Killers' movie, which gets Bethlehem showing Saturday, looks to bring the dead back to life
    Dee Wallace, the actress best known for playing the mother in “E.T.: The Extraterrestrial,” describes her new film as “a real statement on human nature — that we all have this life going on and this opportunity to live a full life,...
  • 'Zombie Killers' movie looks to bring the dead back to life

    'Zombie Killers' movie looks to bring the dead back to life
    Dee Wallace, the actress best known for playing the mother in "E.T.: The Extraterrestrial," describes her new film as "a real statement on human nature — that we all have this life going on and this opportunity to live a full life, and instead...
  • Sundance 2015: Fitness and money in rom-com get 'Results'

    Sundance 2015: Fitness and money in rom-com get 'Results'
    Writer-director Andrew Bujalski has been one of the leading figures of the micro-budget independent film scene for more than a decade. From his early films “Funny Ha Ha” and “Mutual Appreciation” to the mini-masterpiece of “...