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    NY NY | "No End in Sight" Stuns, Aldrich Films No Longer "Overlooked" and Pennebaker Gets "Revisited

    Charles Ferguson's Iraq doc "No End in Sight" managed to stun audiences during January's Sundance Film Festival, and the same shock transfixed audiences last weekend for the premiere of the film in New York. BAM spotlighted director Robert Aldrich with six films that were critically lauded, but fail...

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    "Liberty Kid" and "Children of War" Take top NY Latino Film Fest Prizes

    Director Ilya Chaiken won best picture for her post 9/11 teen drama "Liberty Kid" at the New York International Latino Film Festival, while Alexandre Fuch's story of a street gang, "Hijos del la Guerra" (Children of War) received the festival's best documentary award. In other prizes, Ciro Altabas w...

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    NY TIMES on Bergman & Antonioni | Before Them, Films Were Just Movies

    "Since Mr. Bergman was 89 and Mr. Antonioni 94, neither man’s death came as much of a shock, but the simultaneity was startling. Not only because they were both great filmmakers, but more because, in their prime, Mr. Antonioni and Mr. Bergman were seen as the twin embodiments of the idea that a filmmaker could be, without qualification or compromise, a great artist," notes A.O. Scott in an advance version of A.O. Scott's Sunday New York Times article about the late filmmakers, Michelangelo Antonioni and Ingmar Bergman. He continues, later in the article: "Mr. Antonioni and Mr. Bergman, for their parts, were the supreme modernists of world cin...

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    iW NEWS | Woody Allen and Julie Taymor added to Toronto Fest

    Woody Allen's "Cassandra's Dream" and Julie Taymor's "Across The Universe" are set for next month's Toronto International Film Festival, running September 6 - 15, 2007 in Cananda. Taymor's film is described by the festival as "the story of two star-crossed lovers [and] is set against the backdrop of the 1960s, amid the turbulent years of anti-war protest, mind exploration and rock 'n roll." The musical, including such songs as "Hey Jude," "I Am the Walrus," and "All You Need is Love," stars Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Bono, and Eddie Izzard. It is a Columbia Pictures film. Meanwhile Allen's latest, again set in London, is descibed as a, "...

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    Death Comes in 3's. SXSW 2008 Lives.

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    iW NEWS | Lynn Hershman Leeson's "Strange Culture" Set for NYC Theatrical Debut

    After a special Museum of Modern Art screening in New York City on October 1, Lynn Hershman Leeson's "Strange Culture" will be released theatrically by L5 Productions with a two-week run at Cinema Village in downtown New York City, October 5th - 14th. The provocative doc explores the true story of artist and college professor Steve Kurtz whose tools and supplies were impounded after his wife suddenly died of heart failure. In an era of hyper-sensitivity and increasing clamp downs on artistic expression, suspicion was cast upon Kurtz as he prepared to present (at MASS MoCA), a project exploring genetically modified food. A founding member of t...

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