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Ain't Them Body Saints Ross Brothers DocBill and Turner Ross, the filmmaking team behind Tchoupitoulas and 45365, now turn their cameras to the set of David Lowery’s mini-epic Ain’t Them Bodies Saintswhich opened in 20 theaters this week. This is one of the most meditative behind the scenes documentaries I’ve ever seen, and one that welcomely breathes a little life to those in-between moments on set. If you’re a filmmaker, you’re extremely liable to enjoy this. Hit the jump to learn more. More »

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A bit of time has passed since I posted about a record number of acquisitions taking place at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Without attending the festival myself — and as someone who hopes to play Sundance with one of my own films in the future — I’ve found myself wondering in the days since, “why?” What made Sundance 2011 so different from Sundance 2010? At Hammer to Nail, producer Mike S. Ryan has asked the same question, and he’s much more qualified to provide answers: More »