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Following its very good opening night film — Lulu Wang’s The Farewell (also Filmmaker’s forthcoming Summer issue cover) — BAMcinemafest the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s essential early summer fest, is underway. This year’s edition is typical of the fest: a well-curated and relatively compact mix of recent festival standouts, a world premiere or two, and assorted other programs, including tomorrow’s day-long (and free) program of industry panels presented in collaboration with IFP. The festival runs until June 22, and for those in or headed to Brooklyn, here are some recommendations from us at Filmmaker. So Pretty. Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli’s [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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The director Nisha Ganatra narrates a scene from the comedy. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Nisha Ganatra narrates a sequence from her film featuring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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When The World is Full of Secrets showed earlier this year at a festival for debut films in remote Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia, its director, Graham Swon (a 25 New Face of Film in 2016), briefly became almost as much of interest to the public audience and critics there as did his hypnotic cinematic spectacular. That I was there as the only international journalist in attendance to witness Swon fielding eager questions from this newfound audience of intrigued Siberian spectators strikes me now as a fluke of wondrous good fortune. The movie’s long, discursive monologues, in which 15- and 16-year-old girls narrate [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Founded in 2015 by Marie-Louise Khondji, the streaming site Le Cinéma Club relaunches today with an exciting offering: Claire Denis’s long-lost 1991 40-minute short Keep It for Yourself. The only film she’s ever made in the states, it stars Vincent Gallo and Sara Driver, has a John Lurie score and was shot in New York City. After years of unavailability, a copy was found on a Japanese VHS being sold on Australian eBay. (For more on that story, click here.) From the official press release: The opening weeks of programming are completed with other streaming premieres, rarities and films by new [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Mr. Harris, featured in “Westworld” on television, is a four-time Oscar nominee. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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She won Oscar nominations for “Midnight Cowboy” and “Farewell, My Lovely” and gossip-column attention for her indefatigable partygoing. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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The director Martin Scorsese mixes fiction and documentary to match the anarchic spirit of the 1975 concerts themselves. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler reunite for what plays like an updated but sluggish version of “Clue.” [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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Sienna Miller is a single mother whose daughter’s disappearance pushes her over several edges, both literal and metaphorical. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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The documentary follows several young Israelis who move to Germany and Austria, countries that once set out to exterminate Jews. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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In Miranda Bailey’s new film, an opportunistic son bonds with an absentee father who turns out to have a second family. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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This kidnapping thriller will leave you cold in more ways than one. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
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