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  1. Will Oscar outrage spur a black film boom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... The Sundance Film Festival has long celebrated unique directorial voices such as Benh Zeitlin ( Beasts of the Southern Wild ), Ryan Coogler ( Fruitvale Station ) and Ava DuVernay ( Middle of Nowhere ). But never has a filmmaker rocketed out of Park ...

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  2. Halle Berry Breaks Silence About Oscar Diversity Controversy: 'It's Heartbreaking'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Essence Magazine

    ... or Precious, Viola Davis in 2011 for The Help and 9-year-old QuvenzhanA Wallis in 2012 for Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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  3. Halle Berry says slow progress on Hollywood diversity is 'heartbreaking'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... Gabourey Sidibe for Precious , Viola Davis for The Help , and QuvenzhanA Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild . None won. (Jennifer Hudson, Mo'Nique, Octavia Spencer, and Lupita Nyong'o have won Oscars for supporting actress in that time.) ...

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  4. Actor-baker Dwight Henry to stand trial, N7 discovered and 8 more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Times-Picayune

    Each week, we take a look back at the biggest food and dining news from the previous seven days. Here are 10 Eat-Drink-Cook stories that you might've missed: Dwight Henry, the baker of buttermilk drops who became a movie star after "Beasts of the Southern Wild," was accused of theft back in 2014.

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  5. Edinboro Film Series kicks off 10th year tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Erie Times News

    This is a contributed image of Quvenzhane Wallis, center, in "Beasts of the Southern Wild." Fox Searchlight image courtesy of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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  6. On the film radarRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Albany Times Union

    ... by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Quvenzhane Wallis portraying Hushpuppy in a scene from, "Beasts of the Southern Wild." Wallis was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film. The 85th ...

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  7. New Orleans actor-baker Dwight Henry refuses plea offer, wants trial on theft chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans baker and film actor Dwight Henry , who faces a felony theft charge that could bring up to five years in prison, on Tuesday refused a plea offer that potentially could have resolved his case without jail time. "I'm not going for those charges," the "Beasts of the Southern Wild" co-star said outside New Orleans' criminal courthouse.

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  8. Inside the Ridley Scott Oscar snubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... inner-workings. "To their credit they nominated both Michael Haneke ( Amour ) and Benh Zeitlin ( Beasts of the Southern Wild ) over Affleck. [I thought] both films had much more of a director's mark on them [compared to Argo ]. With The Martian , ...

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  9. Review: THEEBRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Best of New Orleans

    ... performance by a charismatic, pint-sized first-time actor (Jacir Eid) also recall Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild . There's no faster way to dissolve cultural barriers than through the relatable presence of a child.

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  10. Review: THEEBRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    ... performance by a charismatic, pint-sized first-time actor (Jacir Eid) also recall Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild . There's no faster way to dissolve cultural barriers than through the relatable presence of a child.

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  11. Interview: Affonso Goncalves and the Art of Editing Great ActressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... nominated for Best Actress in Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone (2010) and Quvenzhan Wallis in Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012). Next week he'll likely be able to add two more Oscar nominated performances to his editing triumphs with Cate ...

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  12. Humanitas Prize Finalists: 'Still Alice', 'Black-ish' Writers Among NomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Deadline

    ... ( The Normal Heart ), David O. Russell ( Silver Linings Playbook ), Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin ( Beasts Of The Southern Wild ), Denis Leary & Peter Tolan ( Rescue Me ), Geoffrey Fletcher ( Precious ), Steve Levitan ( Modern Family, Frasier ), Ryan ...

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  13. Who Will Be This Year's "Out-of-Nowhere" Oscar Nominee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... had none of the big three precursor nominations before she made the Best Actress line-up for Beasts of the Southern Wild (though she was included at Critics Choice and at the Spirit Awards) 2013 - The Wolf of Wall Street broke big late into the ...

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  14. How Film Composer Dan Romer Struck A Chord With 'Beasts Of No Nation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Deadline

    ... instruments with sticks. Previously, Romer co-scored the music to the Oscar nominated film The Beasts of the Southern Wild with its director Benh Zeitlin. He recently scored Joe Swanberg's Digging for Fire , the documentary Finders Keepers, and ...

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  15. Rooftop Films announces grant award winnersRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... ed and Tribeca Film Festival award-winning Five Star, and Benh Zeitlin's Academy Award-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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  16. Nashville producer Ryan Zacarias' indie drama Mediterranea couldn't be more timelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... the exploitation of immigrant labor. Carpignano served as second second assistant director on Beasts of the Southern Wild , the Oscar-nominated indie whose director, Benh Zeitlin, returns the favor here by collaborating on the soundtrack. Zacarias ...

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  17. Here's how you can star in the next movie from the creators of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The makers of the Oscar-nominated bayou fable " Beasts of the Southern Wild " are looking for their next Hushpuppy. The New Orleans-based film collective Court 13 is gearing up for its next feature film, and it is looking for nonprofessional actors from Louisiana interested in auditioning for roles.

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  18. Inside Salma Hayek's Four-Year Quest to Make 'Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... his route, he's trailed by a mischievous young girl, Almitra, voiced by Quvenzhane Wallis ( Beasts of the Southern Wild , Annie ), whose mother, Kamila (Hayek), has been preparing his meals while he's been imprisoned. Says Allers of Hayek's ...

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  19. The Backstory Of "Mediterranea," A Timely Film About Migrants In EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Fast Company

    ... who would go on to star in the film and become Carpignano's close collaborator. After working on Beasts of the Southern Wild , Jonas Carpignano brought that production's philosophy of embedded filmmaking to Italy. Growing up in the Bronx in the '80s ...

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  20. Filmmakers looking for area non-actors with joyful heart, rough exterior, trustworthy soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    The filmmakers who created the Oscar-nominated "Beasts of the Southern Wild" are reaching out to the Baton Rouge area to fill two "very specific roles" in their next film: Female Caucasian, age 30-40. A strong, hard-working mother with a twinkle in her eye and joy in her heart.

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