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Trailer Previews Folman’s ‘The Congress’

A new trailer is offering a tantalizing look at Ari Folman’s new hybrid feature film The Congress. The film, which played at this year’s Cannes, stars Robin Wright as herself ... Continue Reading →
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Ari Folman to Direct Animated Anne Frank Movie

After dealing with the war in Lebanon and digital actors, well-regarded Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman is going to work on animated movie about life and Diary of Anne Frank. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Wins Top Euro Prize

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s acclaimed animation/hybrid feature The Congress picked up the Best Animated Feature prize at this weekend’s European Film Awards. Accepting ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ to Screen at AFI Festival

Hayao Miyazaki’s acclaimed 11th and final film The Wind Rises will makes its Los Angeles premiere at the American Film Institute’s Festival on November 8 and 9. Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Congress,’ ‘Jasmine,’ ‘Pinocchio’ Nab Euro Noms

The European Film Academy has announced the three nominees in the 2013 European Film Awards’ Best Animated Feature Film category. They are: • The Congress (Israel / Germany / ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Lands U.S. Distributor

Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have co-acquired North American rights to Ari Folman’s much-anticipated The Congress, starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm and Paul ... Continue Reading →
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First Reviews of Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Are In!

Oscar-nominated director Ari Folman’s new pic The Congress opens the 45th Director’s Fortnight sidebar during the Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The sci-fi movie mixes live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Ari Folman’s ‘The Congress’ to Premiere in Cannes

Annie-nominated director Ari Folman’s new pic The Congress will open the 45th Director’s Fortnight sidebar during the Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The sci-fi movie mixes live-action ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nos Amis’ Across the Sea

How the French government is bolstering international animated co-productions, plus a whirlwind tour of top toon houses. As a country renowned for its artistic temperament, fans of ... Continue Reading →