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  • THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall
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    "Pusher": This Weekend's Must-See

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    SF360: Seventeen reasons why "Seventeen" might be the greatest movie about teenagers ever made

    Children, do you know what your parents are watching? School's (still) out for summer, and curator Kathy Geritz has done her part to provide some viewing material with "Screenagers: Documents from the Teenage Years," an ongoing Tuesday night series at Pacific Film Archive. Focusing on works that strive for realism, rather than mainstream pap, Geritz has already shown a pair of movies titled "Thirteen" (I prefer David Williams's quiet Southern story to Catherine Hardwicke's hyped-up SoCal one), and next week brings "Seventeen" -- Jeff Kreines's and Jole DeMott's legendary and obscure 1982 documentary set in Muncie, Indiana, which was suppresse...

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    AFP: Spike Lee's Katrina documentary debuts in New Orleans

    As many as 12,000 people, many of them Hurricane Katrina survivors, jammed the New Orleans Arena for the premiere of filmmaker Spike Lee's four-hour documentary about the deadly storm. The free showing of "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts" took place just a stone's throw from the Louisiana Superdome, which became a sweltering pit of human misery after Katrina, and which figures prominently in the film's first hour. The film begins with the days leading up to August 29, 2005, when Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,300, rendering tens of thousands more homeless and inundating 80 percent of New Orleans with fe...

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    28 Film Lineup Set for 44th New York Film Festival

    A total of 28 feature films are set to screen in the main program at the 2006 New York Film Festival, running from September 29 - October 15, 2006 at Lincoln Center on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, this year is the 44th NYFF, a highly selective, n...

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    MoMA to Fete the Huston Family in Film Series

    The Museum of Modern Art will present a 40-film series, "The Huston Family: 75 Years on Film," a survey of the work of Walter, John, Anjelica, and Danny Huston, a family of writers, directors, and actors whose cinematic dynasty stretches from the birth of sound film to the present day August 18 - September 22 at The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters. Among the titles in the series are the iconic family collaborations "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1948), "Prizzi's Honor" (1985), and "The Dead" (1987), plus the rarely screened titles "Abraham Lincoln" (1930), which is receiving its premiere here in a print restored by MoMA, "A House Divided" (...

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  • JUMP CUTS by James Israel
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    Cats On A Plane!

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    NEW THIS WEEK: A "Pusher" Trio, "Factotum", and More

    Nicolas Winding Refn's "The Pusher Trilogy," comprised of three feature films: "Pusher," "With Blood on My Hands," and "The Angel of Death," is among theatrical debuts this week. Announcing the acquisition of the trio back in February, Magnolia Pictures' Eamonn Bowles explained, "These three films a...

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    Go Nuts

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