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Violent-Young-Men Movies: “The Dinner,” “Sweet Virginia,” “Super Dark Times,” and “The Gray State”

Violent-Young-Men Movies: “The Dinner,” “Sweet Virginia,” “Super Dark Times,” and “The Gray State”

The fresh batch of films coming out of Tribeca2017 seems to have a violent teenage psychopaths every time you turn around. What turns our young men into crazy killers? At the same time as a slew of documentaries and true-life tales are depicting the courage and moral fortitude of actual young men around the world, responding to terrorism and war with bravery – going to extraordinary lengths to save lives, we get a bunch of “thriller” films that depict American young men as narcissistic psychopaths who revel in bloody violence. On one hand there is City of Ghosts, Dabka, and When God Sleeps, for starters – peace-seeking films, and on the other is The Dinner, Super Dark Times, Sweet Virginia, and even The Gray State. Is there a cultural connection?

16 Classic Werner Herzog Films Set For SVOD Debut On Fandor

Fandor has secured exclusive SVOD distribution rights to a collection of Werner Herzog films from Shout! Factory. The films are set to bow on the curated service beginning April 10th with a new film launching each week through July 2014. Herzog is considered one of the greatest figures of New German Cinema and his films

Lincoln Center Begins Annual Documentary-as-Art Showcase

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced plans to present Art of the Real, a new documentary-as-art series to take place April 11-26. Formerly a monthly series highlighting independent documentary at the Film Society, Art of the Real is being relaunched as an annual nonfiction showcase founded on the most expansive possible view of

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Journeys with Werner Herzog: Parables of Folly and Madness for 1 Week in August

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will journey with Werner Herzog (and Klaus Kinski) through the amazing first phase of the great German maverick’s career in Werner Herzog: Parables of Folly and Madness, August 16-22, 2013. A fearless maestro of impossible feats, anarchic follies and bleak visions, Herzog has dazzled the film world with his

‘The Act of Killing’: Transforming Documentary Exposing the Banality of Terror

‘The Act of Killing’ Plays in New York City at Landmark Sunshine Cinema – TICKETS Alternative documentarian and genocide scholar Joshua Oppenheimer’s latest foray into the metaphysical origins of an Indonesian intimidation culture is the genre transforming representation of personal catharsis ‘The Act of Killing’ (currently in limited release). With unquestioned international respect, the film

Drafthouse Films’ Breakout Doc ‘The Act of Killing’ Opens in NYC – July 19, 2013

Drafthouse Films announces that the acclaimed documentary, ‘The Act of Killing‘, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and executive produced by Werner Herzog and Errol Morris will open in New York on Friday, July 19, 2013 with additional markets to follow. This chilling and inventive documentary examines a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes,

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