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Interview: Alicia Slimmer on Taking ‘Creedmoria’ from Idea to Distribution — Cannoli, Rejections and Dreams

Creedmoria

I see so many great films at festivals that then disappear from the radar, I was delighted to find out that 'Creedmoria' was coming out on VOD on May 15, 2018. I spoke with writer/producer/director Alicia Slimmer about the filmmaker journey from random thought to available on everybody’s iPhone.

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SXSW 2018 Film Keynote: Darren Aronofsky’s Ten Commandments of Indie

SXSW

Aronofsky shared stories about his early struggles in getting films made. Out of these, he said, he developed ten commandments for filmmaking. 'I present these in all humility,' he said, 'as I am kind of a hack writer compared to that Bible guy.'

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Movie Review: ‘Django’

Étienne Comar, Romani people Reda Kateb, Django Reinhardt, Django

Django Reinhardt needs no introduction to jazz and blues aficionados. Indeed, Reinhardt remains one of the greatest jazz guitarists and composers of the twentieth century. Interestingly, Reinhardt rose above his impoverished background to become celebrated, and he became the first notable jazz talent to emerge from Europe. Consequently, his skills …

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