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As You Wish: A Book Giveaway of True Love and High Adventure

This little history blog tends to skip around a lot through time. From week to week, I am as likely to share a story from the middle of the 20th century as I am to relate a tale of ancient man. 1,162 more words

Books

Interview with Nora Armani, Artistic Director, SR - Socially Relevant Film Festival NY

SR(™) Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (Rated SR) – 2nd edition
March 16-22, 2015

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival (™) New York, a new non-profit film festival that showcases socially relevant films with human interest stories as a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms of storytelling. 725 more words

Festival Interview

Adieu JLG (?)

Peter Hutton, New York Portrait

One of the virtues of the otherwise costly nature of New York City (or many other such places) is that one can see things elsewhere unavailable. 2,328 more words

Cinema And Arts

Meet Ottawa's radio jingle master, Andrew Huggett — you know his work (with video)

Shiv Dilawri, head of the massive Ottawa-based Dilawri automotive car dealership, was going through airport security one day when an employee paused to look at his passport. 727 more words

Local News

Review: The Wonders (Le Meraviglie)

New York Film Festival 2014

Of all the coming-of-age films we have, so few are about young women. The handful of coming-of-age films that actually are about girls rarely take into consideration that a girl’s transition into adolescence doesn’t always involve romance. 349 more words

NYFF 2014

Film Review: 'Iris'

A joyous celebration of creativity and razor-sharp wit sustained into old age, as evinced by outspoken nonagenarian fashion icon Iris Apfel, “Iris” also offers proof of Albert Maysles’ continued vitality as a documentarian. 628 more words

Reviews

'Citizenfour' and Documentaries in the Paranoid Style

“Citizenfour” and Documentaries in the Paranoid Style
How do dangerous circumstances affect documentary filmmaking — and should we care?

On “Citizienfour, “The Look of Silence” and “Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait.” 13 more words

Film