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Week-Long Exclusive Engagement (NYC) for New Restoration of Charles Burnett’s ‘To Sleep with Anger’

13 hours ago | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Unfortunately this is only for New Yorkers; although it may travel. Details from the Film Society of Lincoln Center… Charles Burnett became known to world cinema when his 1978 UCLA thesis film, “Killer of Sheep,” won the Critics’ Prize at the… Continue Reading → »

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Jesse Klein’s ‘We’re Still Together’ Explores, Anger, Rebellion, Family at Karlovy Vary

5 July 2016 9:13 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Karlovy Vary  Canadian director Jesse Klein sophomore feature, “We're Still Together,” world premieres Thursday in competition at Karlovy Vary. The film, about a bullied teen who befriends a tough and rebellious young single father, explores themes of loneliness, relationship, love and male failure.

Klein’s first film was the 2010 family drama “Shadowboxing.” The Montreal native most recently served as an assistant professor of film and new media at Middle Georgia State University. His next projects include “Break the Fall,” a film about a woman who returns to her husband and young daughter after a three-year absence due to postpartum depression, and “Picture Me,” a TV show about a college graduate making a documentary about her little brother, who is exploring his gender identity. “We’re Still Together” is produced by Evren Boisjoli and Marley Sniatowsky. Variety talked to Klein at Karlovy Vary.

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The Daughter of Dawn

2 July 2016 1:19 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

Filmed in the Wichita Mountains of Oklahoma, this silent tale of Native American life has an all-Kiowa and Comanche cast, and is credited as accurately recreating cultural details and costumes. Thought lost for the better part of a century, it was rediscovered just a few years ago. The Daughter of Dawn Blu-ray The Milestone Cinematheque 1920 / B&W (tinted) / 1:33 Silent Ap / 80 min. / Street Date July 19, 2016 / vailable through Mvd Entertainment / 27.96 Starring Esther LeBarre, White Parker, Belo Cozad, Hunting Horse, Wanada Parker. Produced by Richard Banks New Music Score David Yeagley Written by Richard Banks, Norbert Myles Produced by Richard Banks Directed by Norbert Myles

Reviewed by Glenn Erickson

"Constancy, thy name is Red Wing!" Ethnographer alert! As one of the go-to destinations for unusual or difficult cinema discoveries, Milestone Films' Dennis Doros and Amy Heller has turned out exceptionally good theatrical and home video restorations of important films like The Exiles, »

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Lars von Trier Concert, Tim Robbins on ‘The Player,’ Alfred Hitchcock’s Unloved, and More

1 June 2016 1:43 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, videos, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage.

Jan Nemec‘s last film, The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street, Roberto Andò‘s The Confessions, Anthropoid, and more will premiere at the 2016 Karlovy Vary Festival.

Watch a trailer for an upcoming concert in Denmark featuring the music of Lars von Trier‘s film:

The New York Asian Film Festival 2016 has unveiled its full line-up.

Tim Robbins reflects on working with Robert Altman in The Player, now on Criterion:

Slate highlights the 50 greatest movies by black directors:

Despite everything, black filmmakers have produced art on screen that is just as daring, original, influential, and essential as the heralded works of Welles, Coppola, Antonioni, Kurosawa, and other nonblack directors. »

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For the Audience's Consideration: An Interview with Ted Fendt

19 March 2016 7:25 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

A friend and a contributor to the Notebook has taken a deep breath of air and expanded his droll short films—which we’ve featured on Mubi—into a modest feature that received a decidedly impressive premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in February and will next show at the New Directors/New Films collaboration between New York's Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.Short Stay does not feel like a bigger film than director Ted Fendt's charmingly ill-fitting shorts, but rather is more robust, fuller in passing detail and commonplace incident. In other words: unassuming, but charged. This new movie very much resembles Fendt’s wonderful shorts, which feature young people of unenunciated dissatisfaction and nearly inscrutable psychology living small scale lives full of long-time acquaintances, a few friendships, over-visited family homes, and well-trod suburban and small town strolls. Fendt is also »

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Flicker Alley Announces Two New Film Noir Releases Coming in April

21 January 2016 11:32 PM, PST | CriterionCast | See recent CriterionCast news »

The fine folks at Flicker Alley have just announced two new Blu-rays coming in April 2016:

Flicker Alley, the Film Noir Foundation, and UCLA Film & Television Archive are proud to present two rediscovered gems of film noir, Too Late for Tears and Woman on the Run, both brilliantly restored in brand-new Blu-ray/DVD dual-format editions.

Here is a preview of Noir City, included in the supplements.

Here is the press release they’ve sent out:

Flicker Alley, the Film Noir Foundation, and UCLA Film & Television Archive are proud to present two rediscovered gems of film noir, Too Late for Tears and Woman on the Run, both brilliantly restored in brand-new Blu-ray/DVD dual-format editions.

Too Late For Tears

Finally! One of the great missing films of the classic noir era-resurrected! Rescued and preserved after a five-year crusade by the Film Noir Foundation, this 1949 classic is at long last available in a clean digital version, »

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