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  • Tue, 23 May 2017 06:41:23 +0000: Concert Security Experts on How to Prevent Attacks Like Manchester’s: ‘Our Adversary Is Very Committed, Adaptive and Elusive’ - Variety
    After the shock of events like the horrific explosion outside Ariana Grande’s Monday concert at Manchester Arena that killed 22 and injured more than 60 in an apparent terrorist act… after the Bataclan and Pulse nightclub shootings — the obvious question is: What could have been done to prevent it? That question is what Prevent Advisors was... Read more »
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 06:03:01 +0000: James Corden Sends Heartfelt Message to Manchester Following Ariana Grande Concert Tragedy - Variety
    James Corden spent a few minutes of his “The Late Late Show” on Monday night addressing the people of Manchester, following the deadly explosions that took place that night near an Ariana Grande concert. The host acknowledged that they’re just now seeing reports unfold, and that “all we know is the tragic news that there are... Read more »
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 06:00:44 +0000: Cannes: Mubi Buys Bruce McDonald’s Coming-of-Age Drama ‘Weirdos’ for U.S. (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
    Streaming platform Mubi has acquired all U.S. rights to coming-of-age drama “Weirdos” for a late summer release in theaters, followed by an exclusive streaming premiere, Variety has learned exclusively. Canadian director Bruce McDonald directed from a script by Daniel MacIvor. The movie is set in 1976 in Nova Scotia during the weekend of the American... Read more »
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 05:21:44 +0000: Cannes Facetime: Director Fatih Akin - Variety
      German filmmaker Fatih Akin returns to the Cannes competition lineup with “In the Fade,” above, a contemporary drama about a woman who takes revenge after her husband and son are murdered by the neo-Nazi group National Socialist Underground (NSU). Q: Is the NSU still active in Germany? A: We have this very strange case,... Read more »
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 05:19:55 +0000: More Than Half of Doha Film Institute New Grants Go To Women Arab Auteurs - Variety
    The Doha Film Institute has announced the new batch of 29 film projects from 16 countries that will receive grants funding, which includes new works by France’s Sonia Kronlund, whose “Nothingwood” is screening in the Cannes Directors Fortnight, Tunisia’s Mohamed Ben Hattia (“Hedi”), Morocco’s Leila Kilani (“On the Edge”), and Palestine’s Annemarie Jacir (“When I... Read more »
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