Apr 182014
 
[VIDEO] In Conversation with Docu Filmmaker of LOST FOR LIFE, Joshua Rofe @SnagFILMS

Last summer, I had the pleasure of interviewing young documentary filmmaker Joshua Rofe whose LOST FOR LIFE is being distributed by Snag FILMS. Next Monday, April 21, British audiences will have the opportunity to see Rofe’s powerful film about “Americans serving life sentences without parole for crimes committed when they were juveniles, pitting punishment vs

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Apr 172014
 
[VIDEO] Cannes Film Festival Reveals Its 2014 Line Up

Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 line up of films which will be screened between May 15-25. This year’s jury for the prestigious festival is headed by New Zealand-born Australian-based director Jane Campion. Opening Night Grace of Monaco, Olivier Dahan Main Competition Goodbye to Language, Jean-Luc Godard The Captive, Atom Egoyan Clouds of Sils Maria, Olivier

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Apr 142014
 
[VIDEO] In Conversation (Reloaded) w #Filmmakers Billy Corben & Alfred Spellman of COCAINE COWBOYS Reloaded

   This time last year, I met filmmakers Billy Corben (Director) and Alfred Spellman (Producer) of COCAINE COWBOYS at the Miami Beach Cinematheque. We discussed their re-editing of Cocaine Cowboys which has just been released as on iTunes as well as DVD/Blu-ray (Amazon) via Magnolia Home Entertainment. The cocaine trade of the ’70s and ’80s had an indelible impact on

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Apr 142014
 
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs Coming to MoMA, Autumn 2014

  The Museum of Modern Art in New York City has announced a forthcoming exhibition on one of the most popular artists of the early 20th century. Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs will be on view at MoMA from October 25, 2014 until February 08, 2015. Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs is a groundbreaking reassessment of this important

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Apr 132014
 
[A Personal Note] How to Keep Your Cyber Life Pest-Free Courtesy Internet Crime Complaint Center

Since January 2011, a woman who calls herself Rocio Frausto, and who claims to write for publications such as Vogue Italia, Schön! Magazine, FAJO Magazine, MNSWR magazine, Fashion156.com & others has been stalking me via Facebook, Twitter and email. Since 1/11, she has sent me at least a dozen harassment emails claiming that I ‘steal’ her ideas to which I have stopped

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Apr 122014
 
Sigmar Polke: Films 1969–1995 @ MoMA

Still from Papua. 1980–81. 16mm film transferred to video (color, silent), 28:33 min. Private collection © 2014 The Estate of Sigmar Polke/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany Museum of Modern Art in NYC is presenting a pair of evenings that allow visitors to see Polke’s film works in a theater setting. Organized in conjunction

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Apr 122014
 
[VIDEO] Liza Johnson's HATESHIP LOVESHIP Screens at IFC Center

Three years ago, I met American performance and video artist turned filmmaker Liza Johhnson at the Mayfair Hotel during the 55th BFI London Film Festival. Her second feature film Return had premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2011, and was included in the Museum of Modern Art’s annual The Contenders series, later that year. Last night, Johnson’s third feature HATESHIP LOVESHIP based

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