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New York Film Festival (Revival): ‘The Color of Pomegranates’

'The Color of Pomegranates' directed by Sergei Parajanov. Revivals at the 52nd New York Film Festival. Photo from the film.

'The Color of Pomegranates' by Sergei Parajanov, is a masterwork by a director of genius who was blacklisted and then served 5 years in a Soviet Gulag in 1973. His films ran contrary to Soviet standards. Parajanov's innovations stand today as a hallmark of vision and experimentation. A maverick ahead of his time, Parajanov's minimalism created visual poetry that was and still is unique to the craft of cinema. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – To What Strange Place: The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora 1916 -1919

A fascinating collection of music from a very specific period in the history of immigrant America. Read More »