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The NSW Police Are Being Taken To Court Again Over Drug Dogs After Festival-Goers Were Denied Entry

NewsWritten by Jackson Langford on June 11, 2018 Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you undoubtedly heard about the NSW Police Force’s policy regarding drug dogs at Sydney festival Above & Beyond that was announced last week. The policy, among other things, said that if a sniffer dog were to smell or sit beside someone upon entering the… Music ...

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Jaime Rosales’ Directors’ Fortnight Entry ‘Petra’ Sold to Key First Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

In a deal announced Tuesday at the Cannes Film Festival, Vicente Canales’ Barcelona-based Film Factory has unveiled the sale of Jaime Rosales’ Directors’ Fortnight entry “Petra” to Condor Distribution in France and September Films for Benelux countries. “Petra” is a pan-European co-production between Rosales’ Fresdeval Films and Wanda Vision – both based out of Madrid –Oberon Cinematográfica from Barcelona, Les ...

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Protests, Cancellations Mar Local Premiere of South African Oscar Entry ‘The Wound’

Protests have disrupted the theatrical rollout of South African helmer John Trengove’s powerful LGBT drama “The Wound,” with cinemas across the country forced to cancel screenings. A months-long campaign against the film by members of the Xhosa community culminated in a day of angry protests Friday, as eight of the 16 cinemas taking part in the nationwide release pulled the ...

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Natalie Portman's New Sci-Fi Thriller Looks Like Another Stunning Entry in the Genre

Alex Garland’s Ex Machina was quietly one of the best movies of 2014 and is among one of the best sci-fi films of the 2000s. Having previously written cult classics 28 Days Later and Sunshine, Garland’s directorial debut came at a perfect time for the genre, when the likes of Her, Gravity, Inception, and Arrival are becoming award-caliber sci-fi movies.

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Mijke de Jong’s ‘Layla M.’ Selected as Dutch Entry for Foreign-Language Oscar Category

Mijke de Jong’s “Layla M.,” a topical drama which competed at last year’s Toronto Film Festival, has been selected as the Dutch entry for the foreign-language Oscar category. “Layla M.” revolves around a Dutch-Moroccan teenager (Nora el Koussour) who becomes radicalized in reaction to her country’s anti-Muslim measures. After marrying a devout young Jiha… Variety

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