And the Band Played On…: Shine a Light (2008)
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And the Band Played On…: Shine a Light (2008)

And The Band Played On… Shine a Light Dir. Martin Scorsese 2008 There were a…

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Rediscover: WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
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Rediscover: WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)

Revisit: WR: Mysteries of the Organism Dir. Dusan Makavejev 1971 Rediscover is a series of…

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Year by Year: Modern Science Fiction (Part Two)
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Year by Year: Modern Science Fiction (Part Two)

A funny thing happened in the 1960s. Well, lots of funny things, really, but for…

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Year by Year: Modern Science Fiction (Part One)
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Year by Year: Modern Science Fiction (Part One)

A funny thing happened in the 1960s. Well, lots of funny things, really, but for…

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Spotlight: Outfest
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Spotlight: Outfest

“Film festival” sounds intellectual, like an oasis of cinematic and anthropological rumination in the midst…

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Spotlight: Robert Flaherty
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Spotlight: Robert Flaherty

Recognized as one of the first feature-length documentaries, 1922’s Nanook of the North has the…

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Revisit: Playtime (1967)
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Revisit: Playtime (1967)

Revisit: Playtime Dir: Jacques Tati 1967 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases…

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Spotlight: Silverdocs Film Festival
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Spotlight: Silverdocs Film Festival

Silver Spring, Maryland is a strange place to hold a film festival. And really, Maryland…

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(Don’t) Rediscover: 9 Songs
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(Don’t) Rediscover: 9 Songs

(Don’t) Rediscover 9 Songs Dir: Michael Winterbottom 2004 (Don’t) Rediscover is a series of reviews…

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Spotlight: Philadelphia QFest 09
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Spotlight: Philadelphia QFest 09

A common theme always seems to emerge at any film festival. In this, the 15th…

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