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Kino! 2018 Countdown: Sonja Maria Kröner (The Garden)

Kino! 2018 Countdown: Sonja Maria Kröner (The Garden)

In the 1970s, one extended family’s lazy days of idyllic summer are interrupted by simmering rivalries, a foreboding local disappearance, and thorny disagreements about the future. The Garden tells the story of one extended family of adults and children gathering after the funeral of a deceased matriarch not only to commemorate her life but to

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MoMA & Film Society Announces Full 2017 New Directors/New Films Lineup

The 46th annual New Directors/New Films 46th annual New Directors/New Films will take place March 15-26 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Museum of Modern Art, New York City. This year’s lineup boasts eight North American premieres, eight U.S. premieres, and two world premieres, with features and shorts from 32 countries across five

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“Bikes vs Cars”, Inspiring a New Approach to Urban Planning

BIKES vs CARS, a new documentary film by Fredrik Gertten (BANANAS, Big Boys Gone Bananas) that advocates for bike-friendly cities in the 21st century, will be released in theaters starting Friday, December 4. The film, and a related app, has been inspiring a new approach to urban planning that could lead to better designs, smarter

Filmmaker Interview: Celia Novis (Sole Survivor)

Tom Wolfe said that “One belongs to New York instantly.” Celia Novis, journalist, screenwriter, and director, knows a lot about that. Her second feature film, Sole Survivor, brings us closer to La Nacional – Spanish Benevolent Society, the only living witness from what once was Little Spain, the Spanish neighborhood in the Big Apple. The

Keep Independent Film in Primetime on PBS!

Public television is deciding whether or not to keep two series that showcase independent, point-of-view films in their premier prime-time slot on Monday nights at 10 pm. The final decision will be announced in May. Until then, PBS programming leadership is taking a “listening tour” to hear stakeholders and viewers talk about why independent, point-of-view

Review: ‘Breastmilk’

Directed by Dana Ben-Ari Find More Information on ‘Breastmilk’ – HERE First-time filmmaker Dana Ben-Ari’s empathetic documentary ‘Breastmilk’ shines an honest light on the modern experience of breastfeeding. The film is informative (did you know that, if given hormone injections and nipple-stimulation, a man can lactate?) but deftly avoids becoming a mere educational video by

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