New York’s Film Forum, a key launching pad for the limited release theatrical runs of independent films and documentaries, has announced its slate of premieres for Spring and Summer 2007. Nick Broomfield‘s “Battle For Haditha” will open at the theater on May 7th, while Fatih Akin‘s “The Edge of Heaven” (from Strand Releasing) will debut on May 21st. Set for June are Erik Nelson‘s “Dreams With Sharp Teeth” (June 4th), Werner Herzog‘s “Encounters at the End of the World” (June 11th) from ThinkFilm, and Marion Cajori and Amei Wallach‘s “Louise Bourgeois” (June 25th), while set for July are Tony Gerber & Jesse Moss‘s “Full Battle Rattle” (July 9th), Julian Schnabel‘s “Lou Reed’s Berlin” from The Weinstein Company (July 18th) and TWC‘s “Boy A” by John Crowley (July 23rd). Rounding out the Summer roster are Steven Sebring‘s “Patti Smith: Dream of Life” (August 6th) from Palm Pictures, and Maria Anna Tappeiner‘s “Richard Serra: Thinking On Your Feet” (August 20th). [Eugene Hernandez]
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