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Sundance 2013: 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Shines Spotlight on Background Singers

The documentary about the lives of supporting singers — some of whom appeared on the Eccles Theatre stage for a few songs — received a standing ovation.

Twenty Feet From Stardom
“Twenty Feet From Stardom”

PARK CITY — In director Morgan Neville's Twenty Feet From Stardom, mostly overlooked background singers like Merry Clayton, Darlene Love,Lisa Fischer, Judith Hilland Tata Vega are given a ...

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Sundance 2013: Madman Nabs All Rights in Australia and New Zealand to Doc 'The Summit'

IFC Films’ sister label Sundance Selects picked up North American rights to the film for a low-seven-figure last week.

PARK CITY — Madman Entertainment has picked up all rights in Australia and New Zealand to the documentaryThe Summit.

The film from director Nick Ryan centers on a calamitous expedition up K2, the second-highest peak in the world...

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Sundance 2013: Content Nabs All Foreign Rights to 'Concussion'

The film premiered Jan. 19 at the Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic section and will also screen next month in Berlin’s Panorama section.

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Content has acquired all international rights to Concussion.

The film premiered Jan. 19 at the Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic section andwill also screen next month in Berlin’s Panorama section.

Directed and written...

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Sundance 2013: IFC's Sundance Selects Closes Deal for 'The Summit'

UPDATED: The documentary, which premiered at the Egyptian Theatre on Jan. 18, was acquired in a low-seven-figure deal.

The Summit
“The Summit”

IFC Films' sister label Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to the mountain climbing documentaryThe Summit.

The deal was in the low-seven-figure range and closed late Friday night, according to sources.

The film from director Nick ...

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Sundance 2013: Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Nichols Talk Love and 'Mud' (Video)

The duo are joined by young co-star Tye Sheridan in THR’s video lounge.

A much healthier-looking Matthew McConaughey made a vi...

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Sundance 2013: Alicia Keys Talks Composing 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' (Video)

Director George Tillman, Jr. also discusses the strange — and unintentional — coincidence of casting “American Idol” alums Jennifer Hudson and Jordin Sparks in his film.

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Sundance 2013: Phase 4 Nabs 'Milkshake' (Exclusive)

Starring Tyler Ross, Shareeka Epps, Georgia Ford and Eshan Bay, the dark comedy marks the directorial debut for David Andalman and Mariko Munro.


Phase 4 Films has acquired the dark comedy Milkshake, which premiered as part of the Sundance Film Festival’s Next program.

Starring Tyler Ross (Wise Kids),ShareekaEpps(Half Nelson), Georgia Ford andEshanBay, Milkshake mar...

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Sundance 2013: The Weinstein Co. Acquires 'Fruitvale' for $2.5 Million

The film, which premiered Jan. 19 at the MARC, sparked heated bidding.


PARK CITY — The Weinstein Co. has acquired Fruitvale for $2.5 million upfront, according to sources.

The narrative film chronicles the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Hayward, Calif...

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Sundance 2013: Daniel Radcliffe on the Resurgence of the Beat Generation, 'Kill Your Darlings' (Video)

The cast and director John Krokidas discuss their drama, premiering at the fest on Jan. 18.

One of two Jack Kerouac-centered p...

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Sundance 2013: Magnolia Pictures Acquires Horror Film 'S-VHS'

The Midnight section movie premiered at Library Center Theatre on Jan. 19.


PARK CITY — Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to the horror film S-VHS for more than $1 million,The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The found footage horror movie is a follow-up to the 2012 Sundance selection V/H/S. S-VHScenters on private investigators who are searching for a missing person...

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