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MAKING THE GRADE

Filmmaker and the IFP Los Angeles Film Festival have selected three filmmakers for the Fast Track program, debuting at the festival in June. Tamara Krinsky introduces the projects.

OUT OF THE CELLULOID CLOSET

Tommy Nguyen on Funny Boy Films, the new gay and lesbian "studio."

NEXT STOP, VIDEO

Part II of our overview of U.S. distribution alternatives. By David Geffner.

THE TRUTHS ARE OUT THERE

From his online postings to the IFP Virtual Doc Conference, filmmaker St. Clair Bourne reveals his evolving working methods.


REPORTS

Delphine Gleize’s Carnages; Errol Morris takes on Robert McNamara; Esther Robinson’s The Danny Williams Story; rediscovering Emmanuelle; the World 3-D Film Expo; Spirit Awards photos; John Freyer and Chris Wilcha’s Secondhand Stories; Michael Marriner and Nathan Gebhard’s The Open Road; Without a Box; JT LeRoy on Darren Stein & Adam Shell’s Put the Camera on Me; Bret Wood’s Hell’s Highway. Plus: new books and DVDs.

Summer 2003 Table Of Contents

FEATURES

25 NEW FACES OF INDIE FILM

Filmmaker's annual survey of new talent. Plus Sidebar: Update on 2002's 25 New Faces

THE DISEASED WORLD

Director Danny Boyle re-invents the apocalypse movie with 28 Days Later. By Kim Newman. Plus sidebar: Apocalypse Fiction Redux by Scott Macaulay.

TRUE TALES FROM THE GLOBAL CRISIS

Rory Kennedy creates a devastating portrait of a disease ravaging unchecked in her documentary Pandemic: Facing AIDS. By Barbara Kopple.

REQUIEM FOR A TEEN

With Thirteen, production designer-turned-director Catherine Hardwicke makes the ultimate teenage girl rebellion movie. By Kimberly Peirce.

THE GOOD LIFE

With American Splendor, Shari Springer Berman and Bob Pulcini realize Harvey Pekar's tales of the undefeated everyman. By Annie Nocenti.

HISTORICAL FICTION

Karim Ainouz's portrait of Madame Sata. By Ira Sachs.

MAN WITH A CAMERA

With Capturing the Friedmans, filmmaker Andrew Jarecki tells the shocking true tale of a family destroyed. By Josh Zeman.

VOD CALENDAR

Filmmaker's curated calendar of the latest video on demand titles.
Free Men Sensation Restless City
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COLUMNS

IN FOCUS

Profiles of six new features in production. By Mary Glucksman.

THE SUPER EIGHT

FEST CIRCUIT

Anthony Kaufman on the Tribeca Film Festival, Matthew Ross on Aspen Shortsfest.

WORLD CINEMA

A preview of this summer's foreign films. By Peter Bowen.

WARES

D. W. Leitner on NAB 2003.

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