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2016 Sundance Film Festival Interview: Grímur Hákonarsson (Rams)

2016 Sundance Film Festival Interview: Grímur Hákonarsson (Rams)

After it won the “Un Certain Regard” section at Cannes last year, “Rams,” the latest film from Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarsson, made a stop at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.  The story features two sheep farming brothers who haven’t spoken to each other in 40 years, yet live as neighbors in an isolated Iceland valley.

Un Certain Regard Awards Announced At 2015 Festival De Cannes

Un Certain Regard 2015 presented in competition 19 films hailing from 21 different countries. Four of the works were first films. The Opening film was An by Naomi Kawase. With Isabella Rossellini (filmmaker – United States, Italy) as its President, the Jury was comprised ofHaifaa al-Mansour (director – Saudi Arabia), Panos H. Koutras (director –

MoMA & Berlinale to Honor Wim Wenders With Career Retrospective

The Museum of Modern Art celebrates filmmaker Wim Wenders (German, b. 1945) with a major career retrospective, March 02, 2015–March 17, 2015. This series is a cooperative venture with the Berlin International Film Festival—which dedicates its 2015 Homage to Wenders, presenting him with an Honorary Golden Bear award for lifetime achievement—and Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum

‘Force Majeure’: Subverting Gender in the Danger Zone

‘Force Majeure’, the emotionally and visually stunning new Swedish film from director Ruben Ostlund, hinges on a temporarily terrifying moment. A family of four is eating lunch on ski resort terrace in the French Alps when a growing avalanche hurdles toward them. Amidst screaming and scattering, the father flees for survival, leaving his wife to

Interview: Ashim Ahluwalia (Director- ‘Miss Lovely’)

Set in the lower depths of Bombay’s “C” grade film industry, ‘Miss Lovely‘ follows the devastating story of two brothers who produce sex horror films in the mid-1980s. A sordid tale of betrayal and doomed love, the film dives into the lower depths of the Bollywood underground, an audacious cinema with baroque cinemascope compositions, lurid

Cannes Film Festival ‘Un Certain Regard’ Feature ‘LA PLAYA DC’ Plays @ reRun Theater – Friday, July 19, 2013

Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country’s Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city if exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey that compels him to

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