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  1. Beasts of the Southern Wild, Gone Baby Gone, Casper, The Matrix...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Radio Times

    First-time director Benh Zeitlin has yet to follow up on this fabulous, reality-blurring bayou fable - which earned two Oscar nominations - and it remains one of a kind, despite cinematic precedents in The Wizard of Oz and David Gordon Green's George Washington . Set at the edge of so-called "civilisation" on the Louisiana levee, it revolves around the relationship between big-hearted but stoic six-year-old Hushpuppy and her gruff father Wink .

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  2. International network France 24 spotlights Sweet Crude, Irma Thomas in Katrina-anniversary specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the other arts. I'd recently interviewed the director Benh Zeitlin in Paris about his movie "Beasts of the Southern Wild," and he'd told me about finding the star of his film, Dwight Henry, working in a bakery in the city. It sounded like such a ...

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  3. Kenan film series brings the New South to DukeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Chronicle

    ... HIV epidemic in the Deep South. And finally, the series closes out with Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," a lush story about a six-year-old girl in an isolated bayou community. Cheshire and Biagiotti will be joining Kenan for the ...

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  4. News Bits: Jobs, Middle, Hot, Naked, WendyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Dark Horizons News

    ... of those slapstick movies in a while, so I'm not sure what the right angle is on it." Wendy "Beasts of the Southern Wild" director Benh Zeitlin has finally spoken about his follow-up project "Wendy," a fantasy adventure about a young girl who gets ...

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  5. Benh Zeitlin Finally Readying Beasts of the Southern Wild Follow-Up WendyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Collider

    Young filmmaker Benh Zeitlin took Sundance by storm in 2012 with his emotional indie Beasts of the Southern Wild , and a year later that translated into multiple Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. All eyes were on what Zeitlin would direct next, as some pegged him as the frontrunner to helm Jurassic Park 4 while others opined he'd take his sensibilities to a larger canvas with an original studio project.

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  6. Actor-baker Dwight Henry won't be charged in 2006 stabbing death, Orleans DA decidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | NOLA.com

    A review of evidence from a 2006 fatal stabbing in Bywater involving Dwight Henry will not produce new charges against the New Orleans baker-turned-actor, Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro has decided. Henry, who catapulted to fame with his role in the critically acclaimed 2012 film "Beasts of the Southern Wild," still is set to stand trial this month on a felony theft charge.

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  7. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' ScreeningRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Park Record

    The Sundance Institute will present a free screening of Benh Zeitlin's feature "Beasts of the Southern Wild." Rated PG-13, at City Park on Friday, July 31. The screening will begin at dusk.

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  8. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' to play the Saenger, with live orchestral accompanimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... years. Tickets range from $35 to $79, including fees, and are available through Ticketmaster . "Beasts of the Southern Wild" stars Quevenzhane Wallis and Dwight Henry in the story of the members of a beyond-the-levee community struggling to hold ...

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  9. Hey Hollywood, Let's Stop Using Terms Like "Non-Actors." They're Actors NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... in Miroslav Slaboshpitsky's remarkable film, is deaf) didn't even intend to. The list goes on. Beasts of the Southern Wild introduced us to QuvenzhanA Wallis and Dwight Henry a few shot years ago, and Kids , now celebrating its 20th ...

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  10. Family Movie Night at Steuben LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Academy Award nominee QuvenzhanA Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that ...

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  11. Fireworks in movies usually mean more than meets the eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... flashes of light would be enough but, like several of the scenes on this list (including "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Blow Out" and "Wonderland"), this fireworks clip is accompanied by a dynamite piece of music. Here, it's Randy Newman's theme ...

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  12. Review: 'Annie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... a foster kid") is played this time by the confidence-plus machine called Quvenzhane Wallis, of "Beasts of the Southern Wild." Miss Hannigan, her boozy tormentor, has been re-conceived as a wannabe rock star spewing jokes about Hootie and the ...

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  13. Oscars 2013: Best DirectorRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2013 | Washington Square News

    ... is also a lot of love in the Academy for Benh Zeitlin and his courageous Sundance phenomenon "Beasts of the Southern Wild." His daring choice to cast all non-actors, especially the revelation that is QuvenzhanA Wallis, and to shoot on ...

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  14. Beasts of the Southern Wild returns with live orchestra at Saenger TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    New Orleans filmmaker Benh Zeitlin's Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild will screen with a live orchestra at the Saenger Theatre on Saturday night, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. New York City's Wordless Music - an ensemble that seeks to blur the lines between different styles of instrumental music, from classical to indie rock - and the Lost Bayou Ramblers will perform a live soundtrack to the movie, led by award-winning conductor Ryan McAdams.

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  15. Rooftop Films Helped Launch Lena Dunham and Benh Zeitlin: Who's Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    ... and launching rising talent - once-unknown shorts directors Lena Dunham, Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and Gillian Robespierre (Obvious Child) all had their short films screened at past fests. And Zeitlin and Robespierre were both ...

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  16. Barkhad Abdi to star in short film 'Wolf Who Cried Boy' with Dwight HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... in the film along with Torrey Wigfield ( Lost River ) and Dwight Henry ( 12 Years A Slave , Beasts of the Southern Wild ). According to TheWrap , which first reported on Henry's casting in April, the story centers on a young man who is stuck in the ...

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  17. Lucy Alibar's 'Throw Me on the Burnpile...' Starts Tonight at the DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... May 31 with only 11 public performances. Written and performed by Oscar-nominated screenwriter ("Beasts of the Southern Wild") Alibar, "Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up" blends a lecherous goat, Pentecostals on the radio, Daddy's .38 special ...

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  18. Lucy Alibar's 'Throw Me on the Burnpile...' Starts Next Week at the DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... May 31 with only 11 public performances. Written and performed by Oscar-nominated screenwriter ("Beasts of the Southern Wild") Alibar, "Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up" blends a lecherous goat, Pentecostals on the radio, Daddy's .38 special ...

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  19. Sundance Institute Announces 13 Projects Selected for 2015 June Directors and Screenwriters LabsRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Station, Ritesh Batra's The Lunchbox, Haifaa Al Mansour's Wadjda, LUCY Alibar and Benh Zeitlin's BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD and Dee Ree's Pariah. Artists and projects selected for the 2015 Directors Lab (May 25 - June 18) are: Bart Layton ...

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  20. Producers turn to crowdfunding to complete Orson Welles' last movieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... has been tapped to edit The Other Side of the Wind. GonA alves is best known as the editor of Beasts of the Southern Wild and Winter's Bone . He earned an Emmy Award earlier this year for his work on HBO's True Detective. Indiegogo first approached ...

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