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April 28, 1989 | GREGG WAGER
Clint Eastwood and Bille August took top honors Thursday as winners of the Orson Welles Awards at the AFI Film Festival. Eastwood won the best director, English language, award for "Bird," and August received the best director, non-English-language, award for "Pelle the Conqueror." Other winners: Christine Edzard for "Little Dorrit/Nobody's Fault" (best director, first film, English language); Claire Denis for "Chocolat" (best director, first film, non-English language); Philip Kaufman for "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" (best film maker, English language)
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March 30, 1990 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With a whopping 205 titles on the program schedule, the 1990 AFI/Los Angeles Film Festival figures to be a browser's special. Ken Wlaschin, the festival's director, thinks it's a whole lot more. "We think this is the strongest film festival ever held in Los Angeles, (with) the highest quality and most comprehensive range," Wlaschin said, warming up for a Thursday morning press conference to announce plans for the festival, which gets under way April 19.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 30, 1990 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With a whopping 205 titles on the program schedule, the 1990 AFI/Los Angeles Film Festival figures to be a browser's special. Ken Wlaschin, the festival's director, thinks it's a whole lot more. "We think this is the strongest film festival ever held in Los Angeles, (with) the highest quality and most comprehensive range," Wlaschin said, warming up for a Thursday morning press conference to announce plans for the festival, which gets under way April 19.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 28, 1989 | GREGG WAGER
Clint Eastwood and Bille August took top honors Thursday as winners of the Orson Welles Awards at the AFI Film Festival. Eastwood won the best director, English language, award for "Bird," and August received the best director, non-English-language, award for "Pelle the Conqueror." Other winners: Christine Edzard for "Little Dorrit/Nobody's Fault" (best director, first film, English language); Claire Denis for "Chocolat" (best director, first film, non-English language); Philip Kaufman for "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" (best film maker, English language)
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July 19, 1987 | RODERICK MANN
Can an independent movie maker, so far out of the Hollywood mainstream as to be almost a curiosity, not only eat and sleep well but, more important, make money? You bet. Ask Henry Jaglom. While all over town producers and directors moan and complain about the creative accounting of studios, the mega-salaries of superstars and the difficulties with distribution, Jaglom goes merrily on making low-budget movies featuring well-known names, nursing no ulcers and envious of no one.
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