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Review: Women Who Kill

Review: Women Who Kill

Ingrid Jungermann’s debut feature ‘Women Who Kill’ is a suspenseful yarn about a commitment-phobic lesbian who might be dating a serial killer. But the film, which won Best Screenplay at this year’s Tribeca, also offers a savvy satire of Park Slope lesbian culture and a salient critique of fear of intimacy in the 21st century.

TFF 2016 Review: My Blind Brother

Helen Highly Recommends Sophie Goodhart’s My Blind Brother as Shrewd Romantic Comedy: Tribeca 2016 “I’m a superficial narcissist” “I’m lazy and judgmental.” This is how the two romantic leads in My Blind Brother introduce themselves to each other, and I fell in love with them both immediately. Then, when they both reveal that they perversely wish

Tribeca Short Films – New talent, new ways of telling stories

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival includes 72 short films, 45 of which are world premieres; 53 are in competition. After receiving 3,553 submissions, the programmers curated a widely diverse and genre-spanning crop of provocative true-life stories and challenging fiction from 23 different countries, including Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, the

Cinema Eye Announces Nominees For 9th Documentary Awards

Thirty-eight feature films and five shorts will vie for this year’s Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking as nominees were announced this evening at a party at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, Denmark. Winners will be announced at the 9th Annual Honors Ceremony on January 13, 2016 at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York

Havana Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Roberto Salinas (The Troublemaker)

Very few films have been made about the United Nations. The film archive of the UN is immense and entering the rooms where this material is stored is like stepping into the annals of the history of international diplomacy. But how much of this material is actually available to the public? What does the public know

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Burhan Qurbani (Director/Writer – We Are Young. We Are Strong)

1992—the former East German city of Rostock is still coming to terms with the aftermath of the recent fall of the Berlin Wall. Youth unemployment is high, and migrant workers are housed in Soviet-era high-rises on the outskirts of the city. The Roma and a sizeable Vietnamese minority have become targets of the locals’ discontent,

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