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SUNDANCE 2007

RISK FACTORS

Filmmakers from the 2007 Sundance Film Festival reveal the risks they took while making their movies. Go to our special Sundance Home Page for daily coverage from Sundance.


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JOHN COOPER

Sundance’s Director of Festival Programming tells us what to expect at this year’s fest. By Holly Willis. Available on our Sundace Home Page.

ARE WE THERE YET?

HD continues its journey into the mainstream. By Jamie Stuart

LESSONS IN DIY

How the filmmakers of Head Trauma, Jumping Off Bridges, Disappearances and Inland Empire became distributors to get their films in front of audiences.

REWIND

Highlights of the independent film trends in ‘06. By Scott Macaulay


REPORTS

Sadie Benning Show; DVDs; Robert Altman; Drop Back Ten; Lipstick Camera; Soundtracks; Italy Trip.


Winter 2007 Table Of Contents

FEATURES

AFTERSHOCKS

Karen Moncrieff’s The Dead Girl examines the emotional repercussions of a prostitute’s murder on five troubled L.A. women. By Howard Feinstein

MIXED SIGNALS

Maria Maggenti finds humor within the complexities of modern sexual relationships in her romantic comedy, Puccini For Beginners By Lisa Y. Garibay

SEEING IN THE DARK

First time filmmaker Gary Tarn had to stumble in the dark for years before finding the right way to tell the story of a blind painter in Black Sun. By Peter Bowen

OPEN YOUR EYES

Experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer looks back on her thirty-plus years in film. By Astra Taylor

A QUESTION OF SILENCE

With a pair of powerful performances from Amber Tamblyn and Tilda Swinton, Hilary Brougher takes an unflinshing look at teenage pregnancy in Stephanie Daley. By Alicia Van Couvering

DIRECT FEED

In Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s thriller, The Lives of Others, poetry, art and philosophy are the quietly subversive weapons weilded at the end of the Cold War. By Peter Bowen


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