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    6 Avant-Garde Female Filmmakers Who Redefined Cinema

    With the tragic passing of one of avant-garde cinema's most important contributors, Chantal Akerman, here are six other female filmmakers whose contributions to the tradition of experimental film continue to change the landscape of art cinema.

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    Stephen Winter Explains the Challenges of Being a Gay Black Filmmaker and His Controversial Decision to Reimagine a Classic Film

    "Jason and Shirley" reimagines the production of the classic underground film "Portrait of Jason." It takes liberties with the truth, but not without purpose. Here, the director of the new film explains his intentions.

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    'Jason and Shirley': The Cruelty and Irresponsibility of 'Satire'

    This criticism/ critique of "Jason and Shirley" which just showed at BAMCinemaFest in Brooklyn and will soon screen at Frameline Film Fest in S.F. is important as it is written by Amy Heller and Dennis Doros of Milestone Films.

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    Remastered Groundbreaking Shirley Clarke Doc, 'Portrait of Jason,' Coming to Blu-ray/DVD in Nov.

    After its long awaited return to the big screen, after years of neglect, Shirley Clarke's groundbreaking documentary "Portrait of Jason" will be released on Blu-ray in Novmeber

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    The Wisdom of Jason Holliday: 10 Quotes From Shirley Clarke's 'Portrait of Jason,' the Original Viral Star

    By 1966, underground New York City filmmaker Shirley Clarke had already directed two of her seminal works: the trailblazing mockumentary "The Connection," about a bunch of junkies in a Greenwich Village loft, and the Harlem ghetto portrait "The Cool World." Clarke could have stopped there and provid...

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    Movie Lovers We Love: Dennis Doros is Re-Releasing Film History, From 'Killer of Sheep' to 'Portrait of Jason'

    For some time now, Milestone Films president Dennis Doros has been interested in bringing back films lost to history that explore the borders between fact and fiction.

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    Critical Consensus: Ann Hornaday and David Sterritt Discuss Shirley Clarke's Newly Restored 'The Connection'

    The Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday and National Society of Film Critics chair David Sterritt take on Shirley Clarke's 1962 cult hit about a documentary filmmaker attempting to document a group of junkies in the West Village.

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