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Review of Patti Smith Horses Documentary and TFF2018 Concert + Nico 1988

Review of Patti Smith Horses Documentary and TFF2018 Concert + Nico 1988

I am feeling some guilt for kinda dissing Patti Smith in the last essay I wrote – just glibly dashing off a few lines about her Tribeca Film Festival appearance at the premier of Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band, the new documentary about her 40th anniversary performance of her 1975 debut album of the same name, followed by a live concert at the Beacon Theater. I hadn’t planned on writing about that film or event, but it sort of just came out as I typed my introduction to a lengthy film review of a wild, crazy, mind-blowing movie…

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Kino!2017 Countdown: Michael Koch (Marija)

Marija, a young Ukrainian woman, earns her living as a hotel maid in Dortmund, but dreams of owning her own hair salon. She puts money aside each month, but when she is fired without notice, her dream seems out of reach. Without work and under financial pressure, she finds herself forced to look for other

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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

Cinema Eye Announces American Movie As 2016 Legacy Award

Cinema Eye, the nonfiction film organization that organizes and presents the annual Cinema Eye Honors, has announced that the 2016 Legacy Award will be presented to Chris Smith’s beloved 1999 documentary, American Movie, the unforgettable story of a filmmaker pursuing his passion project. Director Chris Smith will accept the award on behalf of the film

Cinema Eye Announces Nominees For 9th Documentary Awards

Thirty-eight feature films and five shorts will vie for this year’s Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking as nominees were announced this evening at a party at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, Denmark. Winners will be announced at the 9th Annual Honors Ceremony on January 13, 2016 at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York

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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

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