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Terry’s Picks: Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone, Inside Out, Film Financing Follow Up

Can’t
stop
listening to Lauryn Hill’s cover of “Feeling
Good,”
one of many great Nina Simone covers that will be released
along with the documentary What Happened,
Miss Simone?,
which hits Netflix on Friday.

Well
done:
Another great film with a female lead breaks records! Inside Out, a coming-of-age tale that follows five
anthropomorphic emotions inside the mind of a young girl, had the highest-grossing
opening ever

for a Pixar movie this weekend.

Film
Financing Day Follow Up:
We had a great discussion about the different
distribution windows that now exist for independent filmmakers at our Film
Financing Day event on Saturday. Brian Newman of the Tranparency Project let us
know about this great distribution glossary they have developed.

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