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Five Questions for Peggy Guggenheim — Art Addict Director Lisa Immordino Vreeland

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Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s feature debut, 2011’s Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, examined the life and legacy of the legendary fashion photographer. The filmmaker was the granddaughter-in-law of her subject, and the film established Vreeland’s acumen in reconstructing the…  Read more

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“We Didn’t Even Have Time For a Table Read”: Cooley High Director Michael Schultz

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Forty years ago, a film crew with exploitation financing and art-house ambitions arrived in Chicago to create Cooley High, a funny and poignant slice of life that would eventually become a classic. The movie — which tells the story of…  Read more

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Director Ronni Thomas on Walter Potter: The Man Who Married Kittens

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If you’re a fan of Victorian anthropomorphic tableaux then Walter Potter needs no introduction. For those not in the know (and in NYC), head over to this year’s Tribeca Film Festival where Walter Potter: The Man Who Married Kittens screens…  Read more

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Kieślowski, WarGames and the ’80s: Carleton Ranney on Jackrabbit

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Set in the not-too-distant future, Carleton Ranney’s debut feature Jackrabbit observes two young hackers living in City Six, a dystopian urban environment still recovering from The Reset, an event which caused the city to literally go back to square one. Interacting with the…  Read more

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