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MCN Curated Headlines Archive for January, 2011

Grand Jury Prizes Go To Like Crazy, How To Die In Oregon; Audiences Go For Senna, Circumstance, Kinyawaranda And Buck
Sundance Announces 2011 Winners
Plus – Spend Half An Hour With Winners, Including The Makers Of Buck; Martha Marcy May Marlene; With Much More To Come, Including Being Elmo

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“Between [DuVernay not directing ‘Black Panther’] & Michelle MacLaren leaving ‘Wonder Woman,’ maybe it’s time we stop using the superhero-movie-hiring as a measure of a director’s success, and instead, take this as a sign that Hollywood needs to greenlight better movies that women with higher creative standards actually want to direct (and see).”
~ Producer Mynette Louie, on Facebook

“Rjukan is a town in Norway and it sits at the bottom of a deep valley. For six months a year no sunlight falls on it because of its location. About 120 years ago one of the town’s founders had this pipe dream of putting up mirrors on the mountainside in order to beam down light to Rjukan. The technology wasn’t there, but about two years ago an artist installed these very large solar-panelled mirrors into the side of the valley that follow the sun as it moves across the sky. Now a rectangle of light about the size of a tennis court shines on to the town. I want to stand in that rectangle of light.”
~ “Cloud Atlas” Novelist David Mitchell

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