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Carole Di Tosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is a published writer, playwright, novelist, poet. She owns and manages three blogs: The Fat and the Skinny, All Along the NYC Skyline, A Christian Apologists' Sonnets. She contributed articles to Technorati (310) on various trending topics. To Blogcritics she contributed 583 reviews, interviews on films and theater predominately, but also reviewed exhibits and wine events. She guest writes for Theater Pizzazz and has contributed to T2Chronicles, NY Theatre Wire. She covers NYC trending events and writes articles promoting advocacy. She professionally free-lanced for TMR and VERVE for 1 1/2 years. She was a former English Instructor. Her published dissertation is referenced in three books, two by Margo Ely. Her unpublished novel (Peregrine: The Ceremony of Powers) is copyrighted in the Library of Congress as is her two act play, Edgar.

22nd Hamptons International Film Festival: ‘E-TEAM,’ an Award Winning Documentary

When there are rumors of severe human rights violations, Human Rights Watch calls upon its select emergency unit, the E-Team who is expedited to the sites on the ground at great risk. There, they investigate the abuses gaining eye-witness testimony and collecting facts, data and hard evidence. Their reports are sent to global media and world leaders are brought closer to decisions to intervene or bring international sanctions to bear. This is an amazing film about their work and their lives that you will not soon forget.

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Movie Review: ‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ – An Award Winning Documentary

If you are a celebrity, should you go public that you have Alzheimer's or quietly retire from the spotlight and cope with the coming darkness and silence? Glen Campbell in keeping with his maverick and legendary career took on another momentous career bending move. He was the first celebrity to publicly reveal the Alzheimer's diagnosis. What he and his family decided to do next is nothing short of extraordinary. Their decision and their actions in the subsequent months to maintain their joy and richness of life is captured in James Keach's amazing and award winning documentary of Glen Campbell's. You will walk away uplifted from this authentic portrait of a family bonded together through a time of crisis. As for Glenn Campbell, the truism may remain that that one's waning years may actually hold more power and wonder than one's youth.

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

'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.

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New York Film Festival: Ethan Hawke’s ‘Seymour, An Introduction’

In 'Seymour, An Introduction' Ethan Hawke shows his chops as a first time documentary filmmaker using a surprising subject in a unique and intuitive process. The film is excellent for what and how it reveals a real and human portrait of friend and mentor of Hawke, former concert pianist, teacher, and composer, the incomparable Seymour Bernstein.

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