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

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

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Leah Wolchok (Director – ‘Very Semi-Serious’)

‘Very Semi-Serious‘ is an offbeat meditation on humor, art and the genius of the single panel. The film takes an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the New Yorker and introduces the cartooning legends and hopefuls who create the iconic cartoons that have inspired, baffled—and occasionally pissed off—all of us for decades. With ‘Very Semi-Serious’, viewers get an

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Mark Kemble (Director – ‘Bad Hurt’)

A testament to the power of love, Bad Hurt chronicles a family’s hopeful battle to stay together as personal demons and destructive secrets threaten to rip them apart. Elaine Kendall, a determined Staten Island, NY housewife, fights to keep her family together in the face of growing chaos.  A once passionate love affair with her

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg (Directors – ‘In My Father’s House’)

Set against the crumbling landscape of Chicago’s battered south side, IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE is a yearlong journey from homelessness and alcoholism to self-discovery and redemption as Grammy-winning rapper Che “Rhymefest” Smith reunites with his homeless father in a quest to reclaim his neighborhood and discover his true self as a father and son. Che,

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Kevin Kerslake (Director – ‘As I Am: The Life & Times Of DJ AM)

AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DJ AM covers the late, great mash-up pioneer’s life from seed to sorrow — his meteoric rise to become the first million dollar DJ in the States, a long-running struggle with addiction, titanic efforts to help others in recovery, tabloid romances with assorted models and actresses, top shelf

Kino! 2015: Interview: Phillipp Leinemann (Writer/Director- THE KING’S SURRENDER) 

THE KINGS SURRENDER is a film about friendship. Two groups – a SWAT-team and a group of youths – have each been spending most of their time with each other for several years. Both groups had to deal with a couple of tough situations which have bonded them together. The group is their refuge, a

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