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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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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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