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Exclusive Cindy Sherman "Film Stills" Tray
Cindy Sherman is decidedly one of the greatest American photographers, with her repertoire including some of the most expensive photographs ever sold. So it is no surprise that the Sundance Institute, with its mission to support great achievements...
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Sundance Film Festival's NEXT FEST
Those who were unable to make it to Park City, Utah for the 2014 edition of the Sundance Film Festival have another opportunity to see some of the best emerging cinema stateside—this time in LA from 7-10 August 2014. Part of the official festival...
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Buttercup Bill at the Marfa Film Festival
There's something near-impossible about attempting surrealist, David Lynch-like energy in a film—and then still being taken seriously. And yet, "Buttercup Bill" lands that mood, successfully. From the magnificent writing and beyond; it's an aggressive...
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Glass Shorts at the LES Film Festival
At the Google Glass Basecamp inside NYC's Chelsea Market, the Lower East Side Film Festival transplanted some of its selections and audience for a night that was the first of its kind. "Glass Shorts" was an entire evening of programming surrounding...
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Sundance 2014: Slamdance's ROVER
One of just a handful of films in Slamdance's narrative feature competition, ROVER—full name being ROVER (or Beyond Human: The Venusian Future and the Return of the Next Level)—was perhaps the zaniest and most forward-moving film that crossed CH...
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Sundance 2014: Drunktown's Finest
While "Drunktown's Finest" was developed over six years of writing and a year of production and post, the creative expansion and the hurdles it leaped over en route to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival tell a greater story. The film itself—a stouthearted...
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C#CKFIGHT
Screening at this year's prestigious Slamdance Film Festival (in the Anarchy Shorts category), "C#CKFIGHT" is a nine-minute long mind-bending and voyeuristic exploration of a sweat-soaked back-room brawl. Born and bred in Miami, filmmaker Julian...
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#PostModem
Just two years ago we were drawn to an up-and-coming Miami filmmaker Lucas Leyva, and his annual hub of creativity, the Borscht Film Festival. It comes as no surprise that Leyva, who helms the festival, would appear on our radar again; this time...
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In the Shadow of the Sun
by Sabine Zetteler In November 2012 we were invited to a small preview of a very special documentary entitled "In the Shadow of the Sun" at London's infamous Frontline Club, a place dedicated to independent news. Shocking, engaging and visually...
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New Frontier
Amid all the hubbub of film releases and elbow-rubbing that will happen at the Sundance Film Festival this week there is a lesser-known venue with enormous potential. New Frontier is a multimedia installation space featuring cutting edge work from...
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Cindy Sherman for NYFF
New York Film Festival is considered one of the most important platforms to celebrate film, and each season's promotional posters offer aspiring and established painters and photographers a chance to showcase their talent at the same time. In the...