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"Made in NY" Films Shine at International Film Festivals

February 10, 2010 - The 60th Berlin International Film Festival runs from February 11-21, and two “Made in NY” films are among the selected works to be featured.

Howl, from executive producers Jawal Nga and Gus Van Sant, captures the rise of the artistic counterculture in 1957 San Francisco. The film stars James Franco as the poet Allen Ginsburg.

Catherine Keener stars in the Nicole Holofcener-helmed Please Give. Keener plays a New Yorker looking to expand her apartment into an adjacent unit of an elderly neighbor.

At Sundance, the “Made in NY” film happythankyoumoreplease was honored with the Audience Award. Written and directed by Josh Radnor, the film follows six friends in New York dealing with friendship and love. The film was produced Jesse Hara, Austin Stark, Benji Kohn, Chris Papavasiliou.

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