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Film Review: In Remarkable “The Load,“ the Journey Is the Only Way Forward

The Load (“Teret”) (Ognjen Glavonić, 2018) 4 out of 4 stars. The year is 1999, and war is raging in the Balkans, specifically in Kosovo, the former semi-autonomous region of Yugoslavia struggling as Serbs and Albanians fight for control. NATO … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Cold Case Hammarskjöld” Delivers a Brilliant, Brutal Docu-Autopsy

Cold Case Hammarskjöld (Mads Brügger, 2019) 4 out of 4 stars. Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961) was the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, serving from 1953 until his death in a plane crash in Africa. An idealistic and militant soul, the … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Nightingale” Wails a Lament for Victims of Violence

The Nightingale (Jennifer Kent, 2018) 3½ out of 4 stars. Clare is a young woman without much of a future. It’s the early 19thcentury in Australia, a continent still being conquered by the Europeans, the indigenous population hunted and killed at … Continue reading

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