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‘Lemonade’-Inspiring ‘Daughters of the Dust’ To Be Re-Released

‘Lemonade’-Inspiring ‘Daughters of the Dust’ To Be Re-Released

Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

One of the films that served as Beyoncé's inspiration for her visual album "Lemonade" is about to be re-released.

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Hannah Arendt Documentary Captures the Philosopher’s Convictions

Hannah Arendt Documentary Captures the Philosopher’s Convictions

Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


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The new documentary "Vita Activa: The Spirit Of Hannah Arendt" discusses the life of the influential 20th century philosopher.

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Restoration Revives Resplendent ‘Ran’

Restoration Revives Resplendent ‘Ran’

Carter Glace, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

The new restoration of Akira Kurosawa's "Ran" at Film Forum reasserts the 1985 film's beauty.

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‘In Jackson Heights’ director Frederick Wiseman talks gentrification

‘In Jackson Heights’ director Frederick Wiseman talks gentrification

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


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Frederick Wiseman's "In Jackson Heights" explores the intense cultural diversity of the Queens neighborhood. WSN spoke with Wiseman about gentrification robbing neighborhoods of local personality and his documentary style.

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What you need to know about surrealist films from the ‘The Forbidden Room’ directors

What you need to know about surrealist films from the ‘The Forbidden Room’ directors

Anthony Schwab, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


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The directors of the surrealist film "The Forbidden Room" discuss their inspirations and upcoming projects in film and teaching.

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Morality is at question in Russian film ‘The Fool’

Morality is at question in Russian film ‘The Fool’

Natalie Whalen, Contributing writer

September 16, 2015


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A plumber tries to save unknowing residents from a precarious apartment building in Yury Bykov’s Russian film, "The Fool."

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