fb.indiewire.com While the "LEGO" movie exploded at the studio box office (to the incredible tune of nearly $70 million), the specialty box office had a comparatively slow weekend: "Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil le Clercq" -- a documentary chronicling the tragic fate of a 1950s NYC Ballet prodigy -- was definitely best in show among newcomers, taking in $16,500 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin and Walter Reade Theatres, selling out virtually every show. Midweek opening brought the total to $22,718, with -- according to distributor Kino Lorber -- local and national expansion "rapidly in the works." "With perfect first positioning by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Afternoon of a Faun certainly blasted off this weekend--we're all thrilled and getting ready to pirouette into national release in the coming weeks," Gary Palmucci of Kino Lorber said. Also debuting this weekend was SenArt Films/Paladin's documentary "Kids For Cash" and Drafthouse's release of Ben Wheatley's "A...
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