Rooney, David
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/25/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 38, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the lawsuit filed by a coalition of independent filmmakers seeking a court order to force the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to lift the ban in time to affect the awards season in New York. Accusation on MPAA for conspiring with studio chiefs to eliminate competitive rivalry; Conspiracy with the American Academy of Motion Pictures & Sciences to unlawfully disadvantage other competing critics' evaluation and awards events; Charges on MPAA in the official complaint.


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