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New Releases

4K Restored ‘Apu Trilogy’ Release In Theaters

Posted March 25, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

Janus Films will release of glorious new 4k restorations of master filmmaker Satyajit Ray‘s seminal THE APU TRILOGY (with new subtitles). Frequently listed as one of the top accomplishments in the history of cinema, the trilogy helped bring India into the golden age of international art-house cinema – but this restoration was long thought to […]

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New Releases

2014 Tribeca Favorite ‘Below Dreams’ Picked Up For Release

Posted March 25, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

108 Media has acquired the North American distribution rights to BELOW DREAMS, the debut feature from writer/director Garrett Bradley, which premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. 108 Media plans to release the film in Los Angeles on April 10, 2015 and New York on April 17, 2015, with a VOD release to follow on […]

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New Releases

Mind-Bending Indie Thriller Comes To ITunes and Amazon -3/24

Posted March 23, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

NOTHING WITHOUT YOU, directed by Xackery Irving and produced & co-written by Rick Santos, follows the experiences of a young psychiatric patient, played by Emily Fradenburgh, who must prove her innocence and sanity after being accused of a violent murder. Like signature suspense indies ‘MEMENTO,’ ‘THE MACHINIST,’ and ‘PI,’ the film features a main character […]

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General News

Keep Independent Film in Primetime on PBS!

Posted March 23, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

Public television is deciding whether or not to keep two series that showcase independent, point-of-view films in their premier prime-time slot on Monday nights at 10 pm. The final decision will be announced in May. Until then, PBS programming leadership is taking a “listening tour” to hear stakeholders and viewers talk about why independent, point-of-view […]

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Film Festivals (Non-NYC)

2015 SXSW Interview: Mick Partridge (Producer – ‘Sneakerheadz’)

Posted March 16, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

To Rock or Stock? Sneakerheads will do almost anything to get their hands on a unique pair of kicks, going to such extreme lengths as hiding in trash cans to score a pair of Retro Jordan 11s to camping for days in sub zero temperatures for the latest Nike Foamposites. How did sneakers become as […]

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2015 SXSW Interview: Hal Hartley (Writer/Director – ‘Ned Rifle’)

Posted March 13, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

‘Ned Rifle‘ is the third and final chapter of Hal Hartley‘s tragicomic epic, which began with Henry Fool (1998) and continued with Fay Grim (2007). At once a saga concerning the Grim family of Woodside Queens and how their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of the self-proclaimed genius, Henry Fool, the trilogy […]

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