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51st New York Film Festival Review: ‘CAPTAIN PHILLIPS’

51st New York Film Festival Review: ‘CAPTAIN PHILLIPS’

Directed by Paul Greengrass Written by Billy Ray Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi Early in Paul Greengrass’s ‘Captain Phillips,’ the film’s titular character (Tom Hanks) frets to his wife over their teenage son, who is slacking off in school. That kind of attitude, Phillips worries, will dog him as he enters an increasingly competitive workforce…

Take a Stand for Diversity in Film with Film Independent PROJECT INVOLVE

This year, Film Independent celebrates the 20th anniversary of Project Involve, our signature diversity program dedicated to cultivating the careers of filmmakers from communities traditionally underrepresented in the industry. The program, which runs from October through June, selects filmmakers from diverse backgrounds and filmmaking tracks – a mix of writers, directors, producers, DPs and editors,