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SUNDANCE REVIEW: Penetrating Dramatic Competition Entry 'Benavides Born' Is Auspicious Debut for Star Corina Calderon

SUNDANCE REVIEW: Penetrating Dramatic Competition Entry 'Benavides Born' Is Auspicious Debut for Star Corina Calderon

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: An entertaining and enlightening drama about a young Mexican-American woman who sees sports as a means to escape her small Texas community.

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Ashland Daily Tidings - From Mountains Of Trash To Graffiti Art

Ashland Daily Tidings - From Mountains Of Trash To Graffiti Art

Overlooking Rio de Janeiro stands the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer, arms outstretched, facing south, overlooking the people of Rio. But not all of the people.

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Santa Barbara Independent - Small Town Americana, and Smaller

Santa Barbara Independent - Small Town Americana, and Smaller

At least two of the films in this yearís SBIFFrunning take advantage of the film mediumís unique ability to take us on a trip to small town Americana.

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Maya Entertainment Snags Worldwide Rights to 'All She Can'

Maya Entertainment Snags Worldwide Rights to 'All She Can'

Holiday Reporter - Maya Entertainment has acquired worldwide rights to Amy Wendelís All She Can, starring Corina Calderon as a high school student in a small Texas town who enters a powerlifting competition to earn a college scholarship.

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Indie Wire - Interview with Amy Wendel Director of All She Can

Indie Wire - Interview with Amy Wendel  Director of All She Can

In All She Can Luz wants to get the hell out of Benavides, Texas. The way she can get out is either through the Army or through a weight lifting scholarship to college.

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The Chronicle - 'All She Can' review: A twist in sports film

The Chronicle - 'All She Can' review: A twist in sports film

From its first, sweaty shots of grunting young athletes, "All She Can" looks for all the world like a conventional sports movie about a scrappy teen trying to overcome the odds. And so it is, for the next couple of reels.

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Slant - All She Can

Slant - All She Can

A high school senior with college dreams and no financial means, Luzís plans depend on her winning a weightlifting championship, which would award her a scholarship.

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Film Threat - Benavides Born

Film Threat - Benavides Born

Luz is a teenager in a small town. While balancing family obligations, a job at a fast food joint, a boyfriend, and school, sheís also competing in the state championship for high school female weightlifting.

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Deadline - Sundance: 2011 Actors-Actresses To Watch

Deadline - Sundance: 2011 Actors-Actresses To Watch

Sundance has a reputation for putting new acting talent in the spotlight. Recent years have yielded more break-outs on the distaff side, such as Carey Mulligan (2009ís An Education and The Greatest) and Jennifer Lawrence (2010ís Winterís Bone).

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Meet the Artists '11: Amy Wendel and Daniel Meisel

Meet the Artists '11: Amy Wendel and Daniel Meisel

Sundance Film Festival

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