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2024 New Directors/New Films: Gábor Reisz, Selman Nacar, Laura Ferrés, Aaron Schimberg & India Donaldson In Line-Up
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We’ve got films dating back to the last edition of Cannes, threaded in there are items from Locarno, Venice and more recent items from Sundance and even a Berlinale winner in Cu Li Never Cries by Pham Ngoc Lân. The...
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2024 REGARD – Saguenay Intl. Short Film Festival: 205 Shorts & 35 Programs
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Just a little bit of time following the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand, the next major film festival dedicated to the short form is the REGARD – Saguenay Intl. Short Film Festival. Today they unveiled a stacked edition – a 35 program schedule...
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Silver Haze | Review
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Keeper of the Flame: Polak Reckons with Reconciliation vs. Retribution in Conventional Drama Dutch director Sacha Polak continues to explore the difficulties of acceptance and reclamation in her fourth feature, Silver Haze, another pseudo-sordid kitchen sink melodrama focused on wounded...
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Interview: Marie Amachoukeli – Àma Gloria
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Dialling into a unique relationship dynamic that isn’t portrayed in cinema, Marie Amachoukeli, who won the Camera d’Or award at the 2014 edition of the Cannes Film Festival for Party Girl (co-directed and written with Claire Burger and Samuel Theis)...
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Interview: Producer Carlos Zozaya – Tendaberry
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With a resume that began as a Script Supervisor on Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits and Zachary Shedd’s Americana, leading up to his first main producer credit for Sebastián Silva’s Tyrel, along with a plethora of other projects in between,...
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Interview: Haley Elizabeth Anderson – Tendaberry
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Tucked away in the NEXT section at this year’s Sundance Film Festival we were reminded of the singular stroke of genius that is vision of Haley Elizabeth Anderson. We attempted to keep tabs on the filmmaker since discovering her short...
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Interview: Christian Moldes / Quince Kings – 2024 Sundance Screenwriters Lab Fellow
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Wrapping up our conversations with fellows from the 2024 Sundance Screenwriters Lab, we met with a filmmaker who promptly reminded us that there is no singular path from point A to … the day a feature gets its first clapperboard...
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Interview: Sara Crow & David Rafailedes / Satoshi – 2024 Sundance Screenwriters Lab Fellow
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On the day that this conversation took place, Sara Crow and David Rafailedes were on their way to a reception to accept one of the Sloan Development Fellowships—an artist grant supporting projects in development involving technology. However, as we spoke,...
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Interview: Kristine Gerolaga / Lamok – 2024 Sundance Screenwriters Lab Fellow
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Further proof that the Sundance Institute’s Labs have made a firm commitment to include projects that fall in just about every genre, one of the filmmakers to find a sweet spot with the group is Kristine Gerolaga and her forthcoming...
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Une Famille | 2024 Berlin Intl. Film Festival Review
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A Letter to Daddy: Angot Continues Confrontation of Incest In short, there is no way to rate a film like Une Famille, the debut documentary feature from celebrated writer Christine Angot. It is an uncomfortable confrontation with both the surviving...
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