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Interview: Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo (Directors—’Revenge of the Green Dragons’)

Interview: Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo (Directors—’Revenge of the Green Dragons’)

Based on a 1992 New Yorker article by Fredric Dannen,’Revenge of the Green Dragons‘follows Sonny (Justin Chon) and Steven (Kevin Wu), two immigrant brothers who survive the impoverished despair of New York in the 1980’s by joining the street gang known as “The Green Dragons.” The brothers quickly rise up the ranks, drawing the unwanted attention of hard-boiled city cops. After an ill-fated love

Tribeca Film Acquires North American Rights to Nas Documentary ‘Time is Illmatic’

Tribeca Film announced today that the company is acquiring North American rights to Time Is Illmatic, which had its world premiere as the opening night of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary is directed by multimedia artist, One9, written by Erik Parker, and produced by One9, Parker, and Anthony Saleh. It follows the trajectory

Rebooted KINO! Brings German Filmmaking Talent to New York City

Building on 35 years at the Museum of Modern Art, KINO! reboots at new locations –bringing the latest of German cinema to New York audiences.  Programmed by an independent jury, KINO! presents ten films, four of which are North American premieres. Selected by New York industry professionals Denise Kassell, Ian Stimler and Karl Rozemeyer and

2014 Tribeca Film Festival to Open With Nas’ Documentary ‘Time is Illmatic’

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced that the world premiere of the documentary Time is Illmatic, will open the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows the trajectory of Nas’ 1994 landmark debut album, Illmatic— widely considered one of the most important and revolutionary albums in hip-hop. The premiere, taking place on Wednesday, April 16, will be

Cinema Eye Honors Announces 2013 Heterodox Nominees Celebrating Narrative Features that Blur the Line Between Scripted and Nonfiction

The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking today announced the five nominees for its fourth annual Cinema Eye Heterodox Award, sponsored by Filmmaker Magazine.  The Cinema Eye Heterodox Award honors a narrative film that imaginatively incorporates nonfiction strategies, content and/or modes of production. The five films nominated for the 2014 Heterodox Award are: Andrew Bujalski’s

Review: ‘Theresa Is a Mother”

Directed by C. Fraser Press and Darren Press Written by C. Fraser Press Starring C. Fraser Press, Schuyler Press, Maeve Press, Amaya Press, Edie McClurg, Richard Poe, Robert Turano, Matthew Gumley ‘Theresa Is a Mother’ Plays as part of the Chain NYC Film Festival at The Chain Theatre, Long Island City on 8/14 @ 7pm & 8/17

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