Monthly Archives: April 2012

Harnessing The Creative

What is creativity and how can it be cultivated and enhanced? This was the provocative set of questions at the heart of the Advancing Creative Thinking: Imagination To Innovation conference held in Ridgefield, CT this past weekend. The 2-day event, … Continue reading

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Tribeca Film Festival Award Winners

After a very strong 11th edition, the Tribeca Film Festival announced its awards this past weekend, giving indie titles an added boost as they face the rigors of the marketplace in the months ahead. While a juried or even audience … Continue reading

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Let’s Dance At Tribeca Film Festival

The theme of the dance is alive in 3 feature films premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival. From Denmark comes BALLROOM DANCER, an intimate romance set against the World Latin American Dance Championship. BAM 150 goes behind the scenes of … Continue reading

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A French Flavor At Tribeca FF

New Yorkers’ continued love affair with French cinema is evidenced by a strong representation of French films at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Among the feature highlights are 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK, actress/director Julie Delpy’s comedy of cultural errors … Continue reading

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Jewish Themes At Tribeca FF

With one of the world’s largest and most diverse Jewish communities, there is always interest in New York in films that look at different dimensions of the Jewish experience. At this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, a diverse group of films … Continue reading

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New York Stories At Tribeca FF

When the Tribeca Film Festival began 10 years ago, it hosted a competition for New York based films. These days, those films are integrated into the overall program, but there is definitely a strong emphasis on films that take place … Continue reading

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FIFA Montreal

“Sleep is in itself a  form  of criticism.”  If Bernard Shaw had been at the just finished FIFA it is unlikely his polished cynicism would have been in action. FIFA continues to show itself to be among the best, if … Continue reading

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Musical Treats At Tribeca FF

Since New York is the center of the entertainment industry, it makes sense that a good number of titles at the Tribeca Film Festival have to do with this subject. Music is the focus of such films as DON’T STOP … Continue reading

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Brits Shine At Tribeca FF

Three British feature films are making their premieres at this week’s Tribeca Film Festival. CHEERFUL WEATHER FOR THE WEDDING, directed and written by Donald Rice, is a world premiere. In this lighthearted relationship comedy, a woman (Felicity Jones) on the … Continue reading

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Latino Voices At Tribeca FF

Latin American cinema, one of the most dynamic in the world, is making New York its port of call during the Tribeca Film Festival. Among the highlights of the Latino films in the program: ALL IN, an Argentine romantic comedy … Continue reading

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