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Interview: Fred Stanton (Director, ‘Uprising’) – Gotham Screen International Film Festival

Interview: Fred Stanton (Director, ‘Uprising’) – Gotham Screen International Film Festival

‘UPRISING‘ is the inside story of the Egyptian revolution from the perspective of its principal leaders and organizers, including four Nobel Peace Prize nominees. Their success in forcing the downfall of a brutal dictatorship has changed the face of the Middle East and provided hope for millions of oppressed people across the world. Above all,

Op-Ed: The American New Wave – A Filmmaking Manifesto

Shooting handheld is no way to start a revolution. Certainly not now, 52 years after the French New Wave blasted into life with “The 400 Blows”, in which director Francois Truffaut introduced a new cinematic language that he subsequently developed, along with Jean-Luc Godard and other filmmakers, into a maze of mysterious roads, leading audiences

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