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Director Deon Taylor takes questions at a special screening of his new film, Supremacy, in Los Angeles. Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Photography hide caption

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Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker

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British actor Idris Elba played Stringer Bell, second-in-command to Baltimore drug kingpin Avon Barksdale, in HBO's The Wire. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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It May Take A British Actor To Make An American Story Sing

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Mehdi A.G. Mohamed (left) plays Issan, the orphaned boy who lives with a family outside Timbuktu. The family decides not to leave when radical Islamists come to impose Sharia, or Islamic law. Courtesy of Cohen Media Group hide caption

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When Islamists Impose Their Will In 'Timbuktu,' One Family Resists

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Bradley Cooper (right) plays Chris Kyle in American Sniper. The film has become a cultural phenomenon and has spawned knee-jerk squabbling. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Full Of Complexity And Ambivalence, 'American Sniper' Shows The Cost Of War

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Alex Gibney's Going Clear is based on a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright. Sam Painter/Courtesy of Sundance Institute hide caption

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'Stronger Than Ever' Sundance Docs Tackle Scientology, Campus Rape

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At Sundance, 'Project Syria' Puts Viewers In Center Of Conflict

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New Technology Immerses Audiences At Sundance Film Festival

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Bob Mondello brought in his own personal copy of the original Follies cast album — intern Patrick Fort added the starburst. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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It'd Be No 'Folly' To Remake This Musical Classic

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