Friday , May 14 2021

Reviews film

SXSW World/US Premieres: ‘Take Your Pills,’ ‘Half the Picture,’ ‘Ali & Cavett, The Tale of the Tapes’

SXSW Film Festival, Generation Wealth

The SXSW Film Festival 2018 included 136 feature films: 89 World Premieres, 13 North American Premieres, 6 U.S. Premieres, and 49 feature films from first-time filmmakers.

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SXSW 2018 World Premiere: ‘¡Las Sandinistas!’ – Women Winning a War, Losing the Peace

Sandinistas

'Las Sandinistas', a documentary from filmmaker Jenny Murray, premiered at the SXSW Conference, Austin’s film, music and convergence festivals on March 12. It is rare when a documentary is so well done, it transcends the prejudices of both the filmmaker and the audience. 'Las Sandinistas' does exactly that. The film details the contributions made by women during the Nicaraguan Revolution.

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Movie Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

This Walt Disney Pictures’ fantasy film, adpated from the 1962 award-winning Madeleine L'Engle novel, has good intentions with young characters challenged to “be a warrior” for the Light, but is notably underdeveloped and comes recommended with reservations (2.5 stars out of four).

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Movie Review: ‘Breaking Point’ Makes the Struggle for Freedom Personal

Breaking Point

'Breaking Point', a new documentary from Academy Award winning director Mark Jonathan Harris, makes you appreciate the struggle people go through to break free from the chains of oppressive regimes and establish democracy. Those of you who used to fall asleep in history class, don’t worry. You won’t fall asleep during this film.

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