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Tribeca Film Festival reveals its winners

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival announced the winners of its competition categories Thursday night at a ceremony hosted at the W Union Square in New York City. Not that the festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, is finished. It runs through May 1, giving audiences time[...]

Freida Pinto film ‘Miral’ a hard sell for Weinsteins

HollywoodNews.com: After wowing award season voters with his 2007 title “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,” director Julian Schnabel’s “Miral” looks to stir some agita for the Weinstein Company. The film is based on the director’s Palestinian girlfriend Rula Jebreal who is portrayed in the film by Freida Pinto. The[...]

Julian Schnabel’s ‘Miral’ gets picked up by The Weinstein Company

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company has acquired North American theatrical rights from Pathé to Julian Schnabel’s latest film Miral. The film chronicles Hind Husseinis efforts to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel. Miral is based on a[...]