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Top brass at the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (Psiff) will host one-day event The Power Of Words: Book To Screen on January 8.
Barbara Keller and Susan Rosser curate the event, which will kick off with a morning keynote by Chaz Ebert and end with a conversation with Still Alice author Lisa Genova and producer Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns.
The day will comprise four sessions with expected participants such as Low Down author Amy Albany, Low Down and Brokeback Mountain producer Albert Berger, Black Hawk Down: A Story Of Modern War author Mark Bowden, Black Hawk Down screenwriter Ken Nolan and The Descendants (pictured) author Kaui Hart Hemmings.
Event sponsors include Spencer’s, Lulu California Bistro, Hilton Palm Springs and Barnes & Noble. For additional information click here.
The Psiff will take place from January 2-12. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
I promise – it wasn’t my plan to have seven of the ten films on this portion of the list focus on World War II. But, if we look back at the biggest international conflicts of all time, World War II is the one that provides the most opportunity. It’s a chance for a number of different countries to look at the same war from different perspectives. In this portion alone, there’s a French film, a German film, a Hungarian film, a couple British/American films, and a few American films – all about varied aspects of World War II.
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40. The Killing Fields (1984)
Directed by: Roland Joffé
Conflict: Cambodian Civil War
For all the films made about World War II and larger scale conflicts, the few that depict smaller, more concentrated ones are sometimes more effective. Roland Joffé’s 1984 drama The Killing Fields hones in on Cambodia, »
- Joshua Gaul
If you don't have plans for Memorial Day weekend, it will be a great time to tune in to Reelz. The weekend will feature not only a Bomb Girls marathon and the premiere of the Reelz original movie Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy, we'll also be airing the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday at 2p Et/ 11a Pt. Of course if you need even more ways to commemorate the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans, it's a great weekend to watch some movies about real-life war heroes. Throw some popcorn in the microwave, turn on the A/C and check out our list of movies about real heroes making real sacrifices in defense of our nation’s freedom.
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Sergeant York (1941)
Alvin York (Gary Cooper) was a simple man from Tennessee who hoped to avoid action in World War I because of his religious beliefs. »
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3 items from 2014
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