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The Sixth Annual Annapolis Film Festival Showcases Another Strong Lineup

Over four days, beginning March 22 and ending March 25, the 2018 Annapolis Film Festival screened 80+ films, a mix of documentary and narrative, shorts and features. I was only able to watch 8 of the latter (and none of … Continue reading

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Festival Preview: 2018 TAC International Film Festival

The fifteenth annual edition of The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival premiers this May 3rd-6th in downtown Eugene, Oregon. TAC Festival is the longest running film festival in Lane County and it attracts filmmakers and archaeologists from around the globe … Continue reading

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SXSW 2018 Film Recap: Looking Good at 25!

South by Southwest (SXSW), a multimedia festival showcasing music, film and interactive technology and design, was founded in 1987, devoted at first solely to music. Then, in 1994, the film and interactive conferences were added. 2018 marked the 25th iteration … Continue reading

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Jay Berg’s 2017 Double Exposure (Investigative Film Festival) Coverage

The third annual Investigative Film Festival and Symposium (aka Double Exposure) saw a couple of significant changes from the previous two years.  Instead of The National Portrait Gallery hosting all screenings during the festival, the venue was only involved in … Continue reading

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Rooftop Films 2018 Gala

On February 15th at St. Bart’s Church in NYC, it was my first time attending a Rooftop Films event, and what a pleasant surprise it was. As I was walking in I bumped into my old friend Sean Baker (Tangerine), who … Continue reading

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2018 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS WINNERS

Rock Steady Row Wins Best Narrative Feature and Audience Award Mr. Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End Wins Best Documentary Feature Yassmina Karajah To Receive The Inaugural Russo Brothers Fellowship Railment Wins CreativeFuture Innovation Award Actress Rhaechyl Walker Wins Inaugural … Continue reading

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2018 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Top Prizes Go To The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Kailash, Of Fathers and Sons, and Butterflies Search, Burden, The Sentence and The Guilty Win Audience Awards Park City, Utah — After 10 days and 123 feature films, the 2018 Sundance … Continue reading

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Rob Goald’s Top 10 Movies of 2017

 2017 was a challenging year for the motion picture business and the place of movies in our society and its culture. While the formula of the tent- pole is stronger than ever (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) the independent film is heading … Continue reading

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Christopher Llewellyn Reed’s Top 10 Feature Films of 2017

Below you will find a list of my Top 10 narrative features of 2017, in alphabetical order. Where I have previously written reviews of a movie (whether for this site or elsewhere), the title of that movie is hyperlinked to my … Continue reading

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Film Review: Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name – **** out of ****4 Stars Italian director – Luca Guadagnino (“I Am Love”, “A Bigger Splash”) finishes his third film in his “Desire” trilogy with his best and most acclaimed work to date. Along with his co-writer … Continue reading

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