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Sometimes a film will disturb you. This does not mean the film was bad or good. It is often good because it means your perspective is being challenged and challenge is a good thing as it can lead to change. Other, more upsetting, times a film will disturb you because the material itself is disturbing

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So rare is it to find a talent that transcends genre or prototype, producing a distinct voice and flare that can be identified by simply glancing at the screen. A filmmaker’s task is not just to tell the story of a few fictional or fictionalized people through a series of set events, but rather to

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There is just something enchanting about Paris. It’s the vibe of the city, that fascinates us for centuries now and makes us wanting to start a new life in Europe‘s hotspot. Loose ourselves in it‘s dreaminess and follow our goals. Before there was Los Angeles or „La La Land“, like some like to call it,

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Those subtle mundane silences, the lapses in communication, the frayed thoughts, the million little anxieties, the thousand envelope-induced paper cuts can deliver quite a lethal dose when compiled together. They become palpable in Kitty Green’s debut dramatic feature film, “The Assistant”. Enacted under the flat shimmer of the fluorescent office bulbs, these minute transgressions accumulate

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Every year we are having a similar conversation. And for women in Hollywood, change is slow and the progress is hard. It’s no secret that there’s still a tremendous gap between the number of male and the number of female filmmakers, but what is even more frustrating are the lacking nominations of female directors. While

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