UPDATE: Due to a misunderstanding, I originally stated that Marfa Girl would be available online for just 24 hours. In fact, it will be available online indefinitely; purchasing a streaming pass at any time will give viewers access to the film for 24 hours. Original story follows.

As major studios think up ways to try to get audiences back into theaters, indie filmmakers and distributors are embracing the new opportunities presented by the Internet. YouTube, Vimeo, and the like let anyone with an Internet connection offer their projects for public consumption, and the pre-theatrical VOD release has become a key component of the rollout strategy for lower-profile flicks.

Among those taking full advantage of the Internet is Kids director¬†Larry Clark, whose latest feature Marfa Girl will only ever be released online — there’s are no DVD/Blu-ray sales or a theatrical opening planned for its future. And though most things on the Internet seem to last forever, Clark is making it an event of sorts by offering it for 24 hours only. Hit the jump to find out how you can watch it.

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I’ve been very busy this week, but now I’m back and hitting the /Film trail in a big way. Just to clear my plate enough to get some more on there, however, I’m going to bring you my very own Page 2.

At the head of the post you can see a new still from The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus. As well as Heath Ledger you can see Lily Cole and the really very amazing Andrew Garfield. There’s a new fan blog that seems to be posting every scrap they can, including scans from a French Magazine that let slip of some more images.

Countless more fragments of new news after the break. Come join me.

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