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25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards Announce Nominees

25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards Announce Nominees

The award season begins with the 25th Annual IFP Project Gotham Independent Film Awards. It seems like the battle will be given between Carol and The Diary of a Teenage Girl: with three and four nominations respectively, including Best Feature, Best Actress and Best Screenplay, they will keep the suspense high. Two new categories are

Carte Blanche at MOMA: Sundance’s Greatest Hits from the Native American and Indigenous Film Program July 10–21, 2014

by H.S. Bayer Native American and Indigenous filmmakers are rooted in a long and deep tradition of storytelling… –Sundance Institute president and founder Robert Redford– Commemorating this year’s 20th anniversary of the Native American and Indigenous Program, at Sundance Institute, he continued: “I am proud of the work that Sundance Institute has done over the

SUNDANCE PROFILE – DRUNKTOWN’s FINEST: Native American Filmmaker Comes of Age Within LGBT Genre

by H.S. Bayer The Sundance premiere of Drunktown’s Finest female filmmaker Sydney Freeland finally fulfilled the great expectations, for her first feature that its followers, from the Sundance Institute, Native Forum, Film Independent and Fest Founder Robert Redford, felt for the film this past January in Park City. It had been five years from when her fledgling 171

Review: ‘All is Lost’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels Written & Directed by JC Chandor Starring Robert Redford Above all else, it’s Robert Redford’s hands that director J.C. Chandor chooses to emphasize the most in ‘All Is Lost‘. Scarred and weathered, they pull his yacht’s sails and grip rope, highlighted by his golden band. They throw flares and wave for help,

12 Years a Slave: Lost in Space

by Jake Kring-Schreifels The local cinema is currently housing several movies that are about spaces grand and beautiful as much as they are about isolation and detachment. Without even considering Robert Redford’s latest venture in All is Lost, Paul Greengrass’s Captain Phillips and Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity tackle both the infinitudes and limits of water and

SUPPORT ‘Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché’ – A Documentary on Cinema’s First Female Director

‘BE NATURAL‘ is a documentary searching for Alice Guy-Blaché, who at 23 was the first female director, became a powerful figure in film, then vanished. The year is 1895. A new technology called the “mechanical pencil” is patented, the first comic strip is printed in a newspaper, and photography is the talk of the town.

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