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Initial Lineup for 44th New Directors/New Films Announced

Posted January 22, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the initial nine official selections for the 44th edition of New Directors/New Films (ND/NF), a festival dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent. Well into its fourth decade, New Directors/New Films has been a beacon for […]

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IFP Announces 4 Female Directed Films to Receive “Screen Forward” Theatrical Run

Posted January 17, 2015 by Danai Papadaki

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for independent filmmakers, has announced the upcoming films selected for exhibition in its year-round “Screen Forward” series.  “Screen Forward” is a monthly program, curated by IFP, which provides a one-week theatrical run at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP Theater in DUMBO, Brooklyn for […]

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2015 Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival Announces Full Lineup

Posted January 4, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

Legend states that events come in threes — a phenomenon in its truest form for The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival as it embarks on a third year honoring the literary world’s most nuanced and visionary author, Philip K. Dick. The highly anticipated four-day experience from January 15-18, 2015 will screen at three […]

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11th Annual Big Apple Film Festival Kicks Off November 5

Posted November 2, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

The 11th annual Big Apple Film Festival has announced its lineup of 129 feature-length and short films.  In addition to film screenings, this year’s festival will also feature Q&As with filmmakers and talent, discussions with special guests, opening and closing night receptions and a closing night awards ceremony.  The 11th annual Big Apple Film Festival runs […]

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Review: ‘Before I Go to Sleep’

Posted November 1, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Directed by Rowan Joffe Written by Rowan Joffe (Screenplay) and S.J. Watson (Novel) Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, & Anne-Marie Duff NOW PLAYING in NYC and Select Theaters In ‘Before I Go to Sleep, a woman wakes up one morning and appears to be escaping a forgettable one-night stand. The truth is, she does […]

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Review: ‘Nightcrawler’

Posted October 31, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Written & Directed by Dan Gilroy Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, & Riz Ahmed NOW PLAYING in NYC and Select Theaters Local news programming is often a de-contextualized experience of visual trauma. Crime stories offer quick intrigue and highly graphic imagery. They make you afraid in disproportionate ways while taking up disproportionate segments of an […]

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