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Interview: Christian Schwochow (Director – ‘West’)

Interview: Christian Schwochow (Director – ‘West’)

East Germany. Summer, late 70’s. Three years after her boyfriend Wassilij’s apparent death, Nelly Senff decides to escape from behind the Berlin Wall with her son Alexej, leaving her traumatic memories and past behind. Pretending to marry a West German, she crosses the border to start a new life in the West. But soon her

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’

Written & Directed by Oliver Assayas Starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart & Chloë Grace Moretz Some movies are self-aware. ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ is beautifully self-aware. It stars Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart in powerfully meta-roles and might be my favorite film to emerge from the festival. It’s directed by Olivier Assayas, who blends his characters

2013 NYFF Alum ‘JEALOUSY’ Screens at Film Society Starting TOMORROW!

One of the major French filmmakers of the post-New Wave, Philippe Garrel has belatedly been recognized as a master in America, and ‘JEALOUSY’ may be his most accessible film in nearly 50 years of filmmaking. Shot in lustrous, widescreen black and white by the great Willy Kurant (Masculin Feminin, Under Satan’s Sun), the film opens

Interview: Ashim Ahluwalia (Director- ‘Miss Lovely’)

Set in the lower depths of Bombay’s “C” grade film industry, ‘Miss Lovely‘ follows the devastating story of two brothers who produce sex horror films in the mid-1980s. A sordid tale of betrayal and doomed love, the film dives into the lower depths of the Bollywood underground, an audacious cinema with baroque cinemascope compositions, lurid

New Directors/New Films Interview: Benedikt Erlingsson (Writer/Direcor: ‘Of Horses & Men’)

‘Of Horses & Men‘, the debut feature by celebrated stage director Benedikt Erlingsson announces the arrival of an innovative new cinematic voice. Set almost exclusively outdoors amid stunning Icelandic landscapes, the film features in equal parts a cast of exquisite short-legged Icelandic horses and human characters—including the terrific Ingvar E. Sigurdsson and Charlotte Bøving as

Dates Announced For 11th Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival; Submission Deadline Extended

The Bosnian- Herzegovinian Film Festival is pleased to announce the festival dates for its 11th season. The festival will go on from Thursday, May 1st through Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at Tribeca Cinemas in New York City. The BHFF continues to accept film submissions until Saturday, March 15th, 2014.  The BHFF accepts films by Bosnian-Herzegovinian filmmakers or films

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