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HALSTON: New Documentary Showcases an American Fashion Superstar | Trailer

By Thursday, April 25, 2019 Permalink 0

A new and detailed documentary film on designer Halston is headed our way. Considered America’s first superstar designer, Halston (full name Roy Halston Frowick) was born in Des Moines Iowa. He rose to international fame in the 1970s, creating an empire and personifying the dramatic social and sexual revolution of the last century. Looking behind the ...

Matteo Garonne’s DOGMAN: Dogs, Drugs, and Trouble in a Little Town | Film Review and Trailer

By Thursday, April 11, 2019 Permalink 0

This weekend, one of the most talked about international films of 2018 opens in Los Angeles. DOGMAN directed by Matteo Garrone (Winner Grand Prize of the Jury at Cannes for REALITY and GOMORRA), starring Marcello Fonte (Winner Best Actor Palm Springs 2019 and Cannes 2018) will have its limited theatrical run in Los Angeles and ...

Inside Michal Aviad’s WORKING WOMAN and Film Feminism Post #MeToo | BNH Interview

By Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Permalink 0

From feminist filmmaker Michal Aviad, known for her numerous documentary films, comes her second feature film, WORKING WOMAN, focusing on the lasting effects and the destructiveness of sexual harassment at the workplace. This moving, effective film which takes an honest, mature look at the subject without preaching to its audience is a timely piece now ...

Genre-Bending Film THE WIND a Western Horror with Supernatural Elements | Trailer

By Thursday, March 7, 2019 Permalink 0

IFC Midnight has acquired the distribution rights to director Emma Tammi's period, horror film, THE WIND, starring Caitlin Gerard, Julia Goldani Telles, Miles Anderson, and Dylan McTee. THE WIND also marks the filmmaker's feature film debut and so far the word is good. THE WIND premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in its Midnight ...

The Sunday Sessions: An Up-Close and Disturbing Look at Conversion Therapy | Film Review

By Monday, January 28, 2019 Permalink 0

If you can sit through a film tackling “gay conversion therapy,” also known by its other given names “ex-gay” or “repetitive therapy,” a practice rejected by every major medical organization then you are in for a long, grueling, and heartbreaking look into the bizarre and abusive process that has tricked many gay men into believing ...

BUFFALLO BOYS The Genre Defying, Western Action Film From Singapore | Trailer & US Release Date

By Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Permalink 0

BUFFALO BOYS, the directorial debut from Mike Wiluan, a producer on this year's highly successful cultural phenomenon CRAZY RICH ASIANS, as well as other hit films including HITMAN: AGENT 47 and HEADSHOT makes its U.S. debut. After premiering at the 2018 Fantasia Film Festival and 2018 New York Asian Film Festival, the film will be ...

BETTER ANGELS Documentary Examines US-China Relations | Trailer

By Saturday, October 27, 2018 Permalink 0

A brand new documentary film BETTER ANGELS, examining the US-China relationship is doing its festival circuit before its limited theatrical release in November. As the producer of the film, and author William Mundel points out, Lee Kuan Yew, the founding prime minister of Singapore, often said that competition between the US and China is inevitable, but ...

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