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Review: ‘Life Itself’

Directed by Steve James Featuring Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese Now Playing in NYC at Film Society of Lincoln Center & Landmark Sunshine Cinema The juxtaposition is hard to miss. It’s late into ‘Life Itself’, director Steve James’ deeply intimate documentary about popular Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert, and we’re in

2014 Slamdance Filmmaker Profile: Allan Luebke (Director – ‘GLENA’)

‘Glena‘ is a feature-length documentary film about Glena Avila – a single mother in her 30s – and her dream to become a professional mixed martial artist. Glena was living the American Dream: successful career, two happy children, long-term relationship, and a beautiful family home. Then one day, with no background or training, she decided to

LENNY COOKE: The Fall & Redemption of an Urban Legend

by H.S. Bayer From my perspective, as a Sports Film Fan and indie filmmaker/journalist tracking indie film like a sports circuit,  Lenny Cooke (2013) screening through December 12th at Lincoln Center, scores strongly both as a film and a project to deconstruct. Directed by up and coming indie directing duo, Benny and Josh Safdie, the

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