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‘The True Cost’ Q & A With Filmmaker Andrew Morgan and Producer Michael Ross

I think there’s a lot of smart people who have seen what is being fought and won in the food movement and they are channeling that progress into what’s been taking place in the fashion industry.

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Fast Fashion’s Consequences: ‘The True Cost’ a Film by Andrew Morgan

Did you purchase a piece of clothing today or yesterday? Do you know that 1 in 6 people work in the fashion industry? Do you know that only 3% of the workers are in the US? Before Andrew Morgan made this film, he probably knew as much as you do about how clothes are made. We don't source our clothes, but maybe we should. This is a vital topic because every piece of clothing we wear is made by human hands and many of the workers go through a lot to make them.

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Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Cosima Spender – Director of ‘Palio’

Blogcritics' interview with Director Cosima Spender, who has has created an amazing documentary of the iconic Palio of Siena, the oldest and one of the most crazy and exciting horse races in the world.

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Palio’ in Its World Premiere

The Palio, the phenomenal horse race which has been held every summer since 1238 in Siena, Italy is indescribable in its beauty, its corruptions and its excitement. The Palio's culture and the strategies necessary to understand in order to win the race have been like following a dark passage into the arcane unknown, until now.

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Bridgend’ in Its North American Premiere

When mysterious suicides bring an inspector and his daughter Sara to the town of Bridgend, Wales, there is no respite for the father and daughter. Both caught up in the evil atmospheres of the town and the surrounding dark forests. Sara becomes estranged from her father and the inspector grows more tyrannical as the situation moves from bad to worse. There is no explanation why teens are killing themselves and everyone wonders who will be next.

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Blu-ray Review: Ana Lily Amirpour’s ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ starring Sheila Vand

Featuring spectacular video/audio and way more features than most Hollywood blockbusters, 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' is not to be missed.

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Movie Review: ‘Effie Gray,’ Starring Dakota Fanning and Emma Thompson

Effie Gray lived a fairy-tale marriage with celebrated art critic John Ruskin. But despite the glittering world of high society, wealth and a sumptuous estate, she was miserable and became more and more afraid.

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