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Filmmaker Interview: Naji Abu Nowar (Theeb)

Filmmaker Interview: Naji Abu Nowar (Theeb)

One of the most exceptional films that premiered in Venice last year, Theeb is a classic adventure, transporting us back in time through the eyes of a young Bedouin boy. Set in 1916, while war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb (“Wolf”) in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated

Pasolini’s Passing According to Abel

by H.S. Bayer “I lived that page of a novel, the only one of my life as far as the rest — what can I say I have been living inside a poem, like every obsessive.” Pier Paolo Pasolini “In search of the death, of the last poet, only to find, the killer inside me…

Tribeca Film Acquires North American Rights to Gia Coppola’s Feature Debut ‘PALO ALTO’, Based on James Franco’s Short Story Collection

Tribeca Film announced it has acquired North American rights to Gia Coppola’s acclaimed directorial debut Palo Alto, starring Emma Roberts (“American Horror Story,” We’re the Millers), Jack Kilmer (in his acting debut), James Franco (Spring Breakers), Nat Wolff (“The Naked Brothers Band”), Zoe Levin (The Way, Way Back),  and Val Kilmer. Written and directed by Coppola, and based on