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MONDAYS AT RACINE, Documentary Short Oscar nominee

Mondays at Racine directed by Cynthia Wade is nominated for 2013 Best Documentary Short Film Oscar.  Every third Monday of the month, brassy Long Island, New York sisters Cynthia and Rachel open up their hair salon, called Racine, and offer free beauty services for women undergoing chemotherapy.  Determined to make ... Full story

WHEN DAY BREAKS, Winner of CWB Special Jury Award

When Day Breaks, directed by Goran Paskaljevic  is the Serbian Oscar submission that won Cinema Without Borders’ Special Jury Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013.  The Special Jury Award winner received a certificate for an upcoming Method Acting ... Full story

Drew Denny's The Most Fun I've Ever Had With My Pants On

Drew Denny's first feature film is an adaptation of a performance artwork she presented on Father's Day 2011 in memory of her dad. Shot on super 16mm and digital, The Most Fun I've Ever Had With My Pants On follows ... Full story

Antti Jokinen talks about PURGE

Purge, Finland’s Oscar entry is set in Estonia in the time period before the Stalinist deportations in 1949 until after the country’s independence in 1991.  Two women from two different eras are linked by separate tales of deceit, desperation and ... Full story

MYN BALA, Kazakhstan's 2013 OSCAR Entry

Akan Satayev's sweeping national epic MYN BALA is the official entry from Kazakhstan for foreign language at the 85th Academy Awards.   In the spirit of a Kazakh BRAVEHEART, inspired by true events that took place in Kazakhstan in the early 18th ... Full story

A conversation with Vittorio and Paolo Taviani about CESAR MUST DIE - Italy's 2013 OSCAR Entry

Cesar Must Die, Italia’s 2013 Oscar entry opening scene is in a theater in Rome’s Rebibbia Prison. A performance of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar has just ended amidst much applause. The lights dim on the actors and they become prisoners once ... Full story

WHITE TIGER, Russia's 2013 OSCAR Entry

The story of WHITE TIGER, Russia’s 2013 Oscar Entry happens when World War II is drawing to a close and furious and prolonged fighting is exhausting both the Soviet and the fascist troops. The more decisive the advance of the ... Full story

Conversations with Sean Baker and Besedka Johnson about STARLET

STARLET explores the unlikely friendship between 21 year-­‐old aspiring actress Jane (Dree Hemingway) and elderly widow Sadie (Besedka Johnson), after their worlds collide in California's San Fernando Valley. Jane spends her time getting high with her dysfunctional roommates and taking ... Full story

Justin Connor talks about The Golden Age

The Golden Age is a feature length musical rock/mockumentary about a pop star named Maya O’Malley, who gets dropped from his major record label for his outspoken comments on religion and corporate greed. We follow his journey towards redemption through ... Full story

Agyness Deyn talks about PUSHER

Pusher is based on the edgy and explosive series by visionary director Nicolas Winding Refn (DRIVE), PUSHER stars Richard Coyle as a drug dealer who grows increasingly desperate over the course of a week after a botched deal lands him ... Full story

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