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“Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes” Documentary Review

“Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes” Documentary Review

“Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes,” a film by Sophie Huber, tosses you straight into a stylish mood poem. It’s medium-raucous to medium-mellow jazz with soft shots of “cool cats” opinionating on a range of topics – improvised jazz-chat. Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Robert Glasper, Norah Jones, Don Was, and more, these jazz musicians cross an interview-portal to play in dimensions of possibility beyond the dilemmas of yes or no. Consequently, they have a points of view more engaging than your Average Joe

Albert Dabah’s “Extra Innings” Picking Up Traction & Will Be Featured at Jersey Shore Film Festival

Extra Innings, by new, New York filmmaker Albert Dabah is picking up traction as it won Best Feature at the Manhattan Film Festival last month and has also been chosen as an Official Selection at both the Dumbo Film Festival and the upcoming Jersey Shore Film Festival — June 25th, The Showroom Cinema, Asbury Park, NJ. Also look for the film on June 26th at The Screening Room at Congregation Torat El in Oakhurst, NJ.

Christo Film: “Walking on Water” Review, Directed by Andrey Paounov

Walking on Water, directed by Andrey Paounov, is a new documentary about the latest exhibit / production by Christo, the renowned installation artist who transforms environments into experiential artwork, on an epic scale. The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, was acquired by Kino Lorber and is getting a theatrical run in the U.S. this spring (beginning this weekend at Film Forum in NYC). Helen Highly Recommends you see it – in a theater, ideally, on as large a screen as possible.

Sundance Selects: “The Quiet One” Opens in Theaters and On Demand

The Quiet One, a cinematic memoir of The Rolling Stones’ bassist, Bill Wyman, opens in New York and Los Angeles on June 21. Also Available On Demand starting June 28. Features never-before-seen footage and photos from Wyman’s extensive archive, collected over his lifetime.

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New Monthly Horror Series To Kick Off In Brooklyn

BK Horror Club is a new horror series, which will showcase classic and contemporary genre films, kicks off on September 24th with THE STRANGERS, followed by the 2015 hit IT FOLLOWS on October 14th and SCREAM, on October 29th. A brainchild of music manager, Jon Lullo and Travis Alexander of Throne Watches, BK Horror Club

Kino! 2015 Interview:  Christoph Hochhäusler (Director- “The Lies Of The Victors”)

Investigative journalist Fabian Groys enjoys great freedom since the stories he uncovers make for strong sales. He works for a political news magazine in their Berlin head office. In this context, his arrogance raises few eyebrows. In this political thriller In this political thriller “The Lies of the Victors“, two investigative journalists try to unravel

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