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10 Films to Watch at the 52nd New York Film Festival

Posted September 19, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Celebrating the absolute best in world cinema, the 52nd annual New York Film Festival returns to the Film Society of Lincoln Center for 17 days of master filmmaking, panels, screenings and more.  Bringing favorites from renowned International film festival destinations such as Cannes, Berlin, Sundance & Venice, the NYFF half century long run continues to […]

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Sundance Film Festival Favorites Frank & God Help The Girl Take Two Different Approaches To Sound Therapy
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Sound Therapy: ‘God Help the Girl’ and ‘Frank’

Posted September 5, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

by Jake Kring-Schreifels In the new film, ‘God Help The Girl,’ a practitioner at a mental health hospital diagrams what she terms a “Pyramid of Life.” Items like food, water, and sleep, she suggests, provide the foundational first level. Above them include secondary needs: home, family, friends, and well- being. The top tier allows for less […]

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10 Films to Watch at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
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10 Films to Watch at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Posted August 28, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

The Toronto International Film Festival has become the launching pad for the best of international, Hollywood and Canadian cinema, and is recognized as the most important film festival after Cannes.  The unofficial kick off to the fall festival season (and award season pre cursor), TIFF 2014 once again brings an eclectic program of International cinema to one […]

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Carte Blanche at MOMA: Sundance’s Greatest Hits from the Native American and Indigenous Film Program July 10–21, 2014

Posted July 17, 2014 by H.S. Bayer

by H.S. Bayer Native American and Indigenous filmmakers are rooted in a long and deep tradition of storytelling… –Sundance Institute president and founder Robert Redford– Commemorating this year’s 20th anniversary of the Native American and Indigenous Program, at Sundance Institute, he continued: “I am proud of the work that Sundance Institute has done over the […]

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FADING GIGOLO
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Fading Gigolo: Selling His Goods in Painterly Brooklyn

Posted April 17, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

If it’s hard to imagine John Turturro playing a male prostitute, it might be incomprehensible, at least unconventional, to picture Woody Allen as his pimp. But that’s the basis for ‘Fading Gigolo‘, about an odd-couple partnership between Turturro’s Fioravante, a mid-fifties florist, and Allen’s Murray, a struggling bookseller. And unlike the two men’s rather flamboyant […]

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10 Films To Watch At The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

Posted April 9, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

As the 2014 edition of New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival sets to launch nearly 2 weeks of top flight international filmmaking.  The Festival’s mission is to help filmmakers reach the broadest possible audience, enable the international film community and general public to experience the power of cinema and promote New York City as a major filmmaking […]

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