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Queens World Film Festival 2017: Preview

There was a press reception for the upcoming Queens World Film Festival on February 14th, and I got a chance to meet some of the artists from this year’s films. It was almost too much to take in. The festival has become larger, with more films from more countries than ever before. And, from at…

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Film: Someone Else

SOMEONE ELSE trailer from Nelson Kim on Vimeo. This movie out of South Korea is sure to keep you guessing until the end. Watch trailer on Vimeo.     Parallel Dreams: Watch trailer on Vimeo     Parallel Dreams – Film Trailer from Aleksandar Kostic on Vimeo.     A Long Time For Lovers: Watch trailer…

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Film: “The Salesman” and 2016 Wrap-up

One of the five Best Foreign Film Oscar nominees, “The Salesman” is the latest film from Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who won the best foreign film oscar in 2011 for “A Separation”. After having seen both films, I find Farhadi to be an exceptionally talented artist. He appears to be serving a personal vision that…

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Film: “Moonlight”

Sensitive but strong most of the way, Moonlight turns soft at the end. But its tight focus on the punishment awaiting gay youth in black culture is original and bold. This makes it an Oscar contender. Although Barry Jenkins is listed as both director and screenwriter, he was using material that had been written about…

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Film: “La La Land”

Once this gorgeous, heartfelt homage to movie musicals  settles into the deep feelings of its two lead characters, it started to involve me more. I admit that movie musicals are not usually among my favorites. I like films with strong stories, and, frankly, musicals rarely emphasize the story. And the musicals with some of the…

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Be My Oswald at Queens World Film Festival

Last Chance to See Film: “Be My Oswald”

Media Contact: kathacato@gmail.com 718-429-2579 Bemyoswald.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec5th, 2017- NY, NY – BE MY OSWALD -10 year anniversary screening of Don Cato’s subversive film about finding yourself through terrorism. A dark tale about a woman out to assassinate Santa, the feature film examines the friction between myth and real life and takes on some…

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Film: “Elle”

If I were to introduce a “veteran screen actress who is beloved by fans all over the world”, you’d have a good selection of women to pick from. Judy Dench, for instance, would certainly be one top choice. But if I were to add that the most recognizable traits of the characters she plays are…

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