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Kino! 2018 Countdown: Sonja Maria Kröner (The Garden)

Kino! 2018 Countdown: Sonja Maria Kröner (The Garden)

In the 1970s, one extended family’s lazy days of idyllic summer are interrupted by simmering rivalries, a foreboding local disappearance, and thorny disagreements about the future. The Garden tells the story of one extended family of adults and children gathering after the funeral of a deceased matriarch not only to commemorate her life but to

TFF 2017 Review: Buster’s Mal Heart

If there has been a film that everyone at TFF has rave about, this is Buster’s Mal Heart. This big and bold thriller escapes from the clichés of hollywoodesque action movies, to explore bigger and denser layers of surrealism, mockery and metaphysical inquiry. Written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith, Busters Mal Heart explores the

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Bushwick Film Festival Celebrates Milestone 10th Anniversary This Fall

Marking a decade in bringing diverse stories to diverse audiences, the Bushwick Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017. Located in the bustling center of Brooklyn’s creative community, Bushwick, the Bushwick Film Festival has showcased the work of over 300 filmmakers, most of them Brooklyn and New York-based, as well as international films from

2017 IFFR Interview: Sophie Goyette (Mes nuits feront écho)

The lights of the International Film Festival Rotterdam turned off last Sunday and Canadian filmmaker Sophie Goyette walked away with the Bright Future Award and 10.000€ as the jury found that her debut feature length, Mes nuits feront écho, “knitted softly together the different sounds and colors of varied landscapes, countries, generations, passions.” The first thing

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Full SXSW 2017 Feature Film Lineup Unveiled

Running March 10-19, 2017, SXSW Film Festival will screen some 125 feature films will screen. Of these films, there will be 84 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres, and 6 US Premieres, while the always admirable First-time filmmakers rate stands at 51 films. Of the full lineup, which you can find at the link below, a select  highlights include Baby

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Sundance 2017: Complete Winners

Set against a haze of protest, Sundance 2017 wrapped last weekend with a sleeper hit taking the top narrative prize, with intimate human stories prevailing throughout: U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic “I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore”  Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic “Beach Rats,” Eliza Hittman Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic “Ingrid

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