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Events

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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Film Festivals

Manhattan Film Festival Sets NYC Premiere of Machinima Romance ‘Plato’s Reality Machine’

Posted June 21, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

‘PLATO’S REALITY MACHINE’ will have it’s hometown premiere at the Manhattan Film Festival on Tuesday, July 1st at the Quad Cinema. The NYC-set cyberpunk romance stars up-and-comers Trieste Kelly Dunn (BANSHEE), Carolina Bartczak (BRICK MANSIONS) and Mackenzie Davis (THAT AWKWARD MOMENT, HALT AND CATCH FIRE) and features an original score from industrial music legend Raymond […]

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Interview: Sabine Lidl (Director – ‘Nan Goldin: I Remember Your Face’)

Posted June 16, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Documentarian Sabine Lidl’s intimate portrait of New York photographer Nan Goldin is as uncompromising and unvarnished as the snapshots that have come to define Goldin as arguably one of the most influential, celebrated and controversial photographers of her generation. Goldin’s work was first exhibited in the 70s but she burst onto the art scene with The […]

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IN NYC

Kick Off Pride Weekend With ‘The Foxy Merkins’ at BAMCinemafest

Posted June 11, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Fresh off the bus in New York City, Margaret embarks on a career as a lesbian prostitute, servicing upper-class Manhattanites under the tutelage of Jo, a straight and streetwise grifter with a knack for picking up women. Madeleine Olnek’s raucous buddy comedy and Independent Spirit Award nominee (co-written with the two stars, Lisa Haas and […]

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IN NYC

New Restoration Of Manfred Kirchheimer’s Legendary NYC Film ‘Stations of the Elevated’ To Premiere At BAMCinemaFest

Posted May 28, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Artist Public Domain’s Cinema Conservancy, a New York-based non-profit production and distribution company is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of ‘Stations of the Elevated’ (1981), a 45-minute independent documentary directed, produced and edited by Manfred Kirchheimer, in a new restoration. Shot over the course of 1977 on lush 16mm color reversal stock, the film weaves together […]

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2014 Brooklyn Film Festival Interview: TJ Misny (Writer/Director – ‘Intimate Semaphores’

Posted May 26, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

‘INTIMATE SEMAPHORES‘ is a collection of three short stories, each a surreal and darkly comic exploration of creative expression and how our artistic impulses have the power to unite us or alienate us. “Helberger In Paradise” stars Kate Lyn Sheil as a New Yorker who returns to her hometown to make good on an anarchistic […]

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