SUNDANCE 2021 PART FIVE: WE’RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD’S FAIR, THE DOG WHO WOULDN’T BE QUIET, MASS, THE WORLD TO COME

My fifth and final dispatch from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival contains capsule reviews of Jane Schoenbrun‘s We’re All Going To The World’s Fair, Ana Katz’s The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet, Fran Kranz’s Mass and Mona Fastvold’s The World To Come.

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SUNDANCE 2021 PART TWO: THE PINK CLOUD, SABAYA, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD, STRAWBERRY MANSION

My second dispatch from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival contains capsule reviews of Iuli Gerbase’s The Pink Cloud, Hogir Hirori‘s Sabaya, Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri’s The Most Beautiful Boy In The World and Albert Birney and Kentucker Audley’s Strawberry Mansion.

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SUNDANCE 2021 PART ONE: ONE FOR THE ROAD, CODA, LUZZU, SUMMER OF SOUL

My first dispatch from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival contains capsule reviews of Baz Poonpiriya’s One For The Road, Siân Heder’s CODA, Alex Camilleri’s Luzzu and Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson‘s Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised).

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IFFBOSTON FALL FOCUS 2020

“The Fall Focus kicks off with Minari, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this past January’s Sundance Film Festival. It’s a wonderful, warm-hearted movie about a Korean family that moves to the outskirts of rural Arkansas in pursuit of the American dream. ‘This was one of my favorite films at Sundance, which feels like 12 years ago,’ Campbell enthuses.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 10/27/2020

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NYFF58 PART SIX: RED, WHITE AND BLUE, BEGINNING, NOTTURNO, FRENCH EXIT, DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA

My sixth and final dispatch from the 58th New York Film Festival includes capsule reviews of Steve McQueen’s Red, White And Blue, Dea Kulumbegashvili’s Beginning, Gianfranco Rosi’s Notturno, Azazel Jacobs’ French Exit and Spike Lee’s film of David Byrne’s American Utopia.

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NIGHTSTREAM 2020

“For more than two decades the Boston Underground Film Festival fest has been screening the wildest, weirdest and most outré offerings for area audiences in a self-described ‘annual sensory bacchanalia from beyond the mainstream.’ Better late than never, this year’s celebration is finally happening with a little help from their friends.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 10/07/2020

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NYFF58 PART FIVE: HOPPER/WELLES, THE DISCIPLE, SWIMMING OUT TILL THE SEA TURNS BLUE, THE SALT OF TEARS, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

My fifth dispatch from the 58th New York Film Festival includes capsule reviews of Orson Welles, Filip Jan Rymsza and Bob Murawski’s Hopper/Welles, Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple, Jia Zhangke’s Swimming Out Till The Sea Turns Blue, Philippe Garrel’s The Salt Of Tears and Wong Kar-Wai’s In The Mood For Love.

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ROXBURY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2020

“RoxFilm has put together the most aggressive online event schedule I’ve seen since COVID-19 sent us all to our rooms. With daily lunchtime script readings featuring local actors and writers, filmmaker hangouts and even a virtual dance party, the 22nd annual Roxbury International Film Festival is determined to keep us together even if we must be apart.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 09/29/2020

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