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Movie Review: ‘Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc’

'Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc' works out to be a metaphor for the current radicalization of Republican Christians in the USA, especially their hardcore faction and those advocating the use of violence to restore their alleged supremacy.

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HIFF 2018 Coverage and Film Review: ‘Border,’ Special Jury Prize For Acting

Eero Milonoff, Eva Melander, Border, Ali Abbasi

Once again the 26th Hamptons International Film Festival sparked interest and traffic during Columbus Day weekend. Crowds lined up in East Hampton, Southampton and Sag Harbor for film screenings, celebrity talks and special events. The 126 films hailed from around the world. And a number of them had previously won …

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ARFF Review: Opening Night with ‘A Chance of Snow’

ARFF

The Austin Revolution Film Festival (ARFF) kicked off the 2018 edition on September 18, with a chance of snow. No, it didn’t snow in Austin, but after a networking event and a series of mind-bending shorts, the filmmaker-heavy audience watched the feature, A Chance of Snow. ARFF has been honored …

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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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