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The Jerusalem (and Sderot) International Film Festivals 2016

Avanti PopoloAvanti Popolo

The 33rd Jerusalem Int’l Film Festival celebrated the 30-year anniversary of Avanti Popolo (1986), directed by Rafi Bukai, with the premiere of a newly completed digital restoration. Now considered an Israeli classic, the film is set during the last days of…  Read more

By Jul 18, 2016

Summer Festivaling, Part 1: On Seattle, BAMCinemaFEST, Oak Cliff

All the Birds Have Flown SouthAll the Birds Have Flown South

By the time most of the prominent guests, critics and industry hangers-on arrive at the Seattle International Film Festival every year, the show is almost over. The red carpet is rolled out for “gala” screenings during each of its four…  Read more

By Jun 24, 2016

“I’m Actually Trying to Create a Film for Women”: Anna Biller on The Love Witch

Samantha Robinson in The Love WitchSamantha Robinson in The Love Witch

Over the last decade, Los Angeles-based film artist Anna Biller has eked out a small but fervid following; watching her films is like undergoing hypnosis by means of feng shui, wherein the viewer is lulled into a stilted, cheeky and…  Read more

By Jun 23, 2016

Cinema Eye Names Semifinalists for Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures  (HBO)Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (HBO)

Now entering its tenth year, Cinema Eye, the organization that recognizes outstanding work in nonfiction film, today announced the ten films that have been named as semifinalists for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television. Films eligible for this award must have…  Read more

By Jun 20, 2016


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