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    PAFF 2013 Review - Shola Lynch's Sobering, Candid 'Free Angela & All Political Prisoners'

    Question: You had a pretty bourgeois and comfortable childhood, in Birmingham; and so did your sister [Angela]; can you trace the development of someone from that kind of background into a revolutionary and Marxist person?

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    How 'Rubberneck,' 'Red Flag' and 'Supporting Characters' Illustrate the Versatility of Alex Karpovsky

    Alex Karpovsky is a man of considerable talent whose time has come. Lost in the hype of the so-called mumblecore movement when it first erupted out of the SXSW scene, Karpovsky was not as prolific or media-savvy as Joe Swanberg or the Duplass brothers, but his interests as both actor and filmmaker h...

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    PAFF 2013 Review: Charles Murray's Spoken Word Love Story 'Things Never Said'

    In his feature directorial debut, longtime television writer/EP Charles Murray takes a turn from TV action-drama to deliver a decidedly black love story reminiscent of the late '90s heyday of the genre.

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    PAFF 2013 Review: Eugene Jarecki’s 'The House That I Live In'

    PAFF 2013 Review: Eugene Jarecki’s 'The House That I Live In'

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    PAFF 2013 Review - Christian Lara’s '1802: Freedom Now'

    PAFF Review – Christian Lara’s “1802: Freedom Now”

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    PAFF 2013 Short Film Review - 'The Divorce Counselor'

    2013 PAFF (SHORTS) REVIEW: THE DIVORCE COUNSELOR

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    'Girls' Recap 6: The 'Boys' Aren't in Kansas Anymore, Toto

    One of the things I’ve admired about this season of “Girls” is that it has no obligation to regularly check in with each of the four “leads” of the show. Instead, certain characters are more central in certain episodes, in an organic way, while supporting characters are given a surprising amount of ...

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    PAFF 2013 Review: Sudz Sutherland's Powerful Deportation/Survival Drama 'Home Again'

    Now screening at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, Home Again follows the loosely intersecting stories of three young people deported “home” to Jamaica after having spent most of their lives growing up in other countries. Directed and produced by the husband-and-wife tea...

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    Berlin Review: With 'Paradise: Hope' Director Ulrich Seidl Closes Out His Trilogy On A Softer Note

    The final instalment in his 'Paradise' trilogy (here are our reviews of parts 1 and 2, "Paradise: Love" and "Paradise: Faith"), "Paradise: Hope" sees Austrian director Ulrich Seidl in gentler, less provocative form, delivering what most found to be certainly the most approachable film of the three w...

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    Berlin Review: 'Night Train To Lisbon' Chugs And Clanks Along In Old-Fashioned, Uninspired Style

    In the very finest tradition of europudding, director Bille August's "Night Train To Lisbon" adapts an international bestselling book, takes place against the picturesque backdrop of a European capital, is half-told in flashback through a turbulent and dramatic period of history, and stacks the cast...

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