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  • MacArthur Fellows: Meet six 'genius grant' winners from the arts

    MacArthur Fellows: Meet six 'genius grant' winners from the arts
    The film director behind "The Act of Killing," the playwright of "The Whale" and the author who wrote the graphic memoir "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" were among the 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows announced Tuesday. Six arts figures each will receive the prize, commonly known as a "genius grant," of $625,000 over five years. They are:
  • Playwright Samuel Hunter, Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer Among MacArthur Genius Grant Recipients

    LOS ANGELES ( - Playwright Samuel Hunter, docu filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer, musician Steve Coleman and cartoonist Alison Bechdel are among this year's picks for the MacArthur Foundation's genius grants. The 21 MacArthur Fellows for 2014 will...

    Toronto: 'The Look of Silence' Woos Buyers

    Tel Aviv-based Cinephil has lured a raft of buyers with Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary feature "The Look of Silence," the helmer's follow up to his Oscar-nommed "The Act of Killing." The controversial doc, which was conceived as a companion piece to...

    Toronto: Flush with Venice Wins, 'Look of Silence' Makes Noise in Toronto

    Joshua Oppenheimer's doc "The Look of Silence" unspools in Toronto Sept. 9 -- the first of three screenings here -- with a suitcase full of fresh Venice booty, including the prestigious Grand Jury Prize, as well as best film awards from FIPRESCI, the...

    Toronto: Docs Soar Into Spotlight As Fest Hits Working Week

    LOS ANGELES ( - While red-carpet preems and celeb parades aren't stopping anytime soon, the close of Toronto's opening weekend brings a mood shift that widens the spotlight for festival docs and related biz. "Sunshine Superman," Marah...