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Jan Chats with Oscar-Nominated Israeli Director Ari Folman About ‘Waltz With Bashir’

Jan Chats with Oscar-Nominated Israeli Director Ari Folman About ‘Waltz With Bashir’ (First Posted in 2009) Director Ari Folman arrived in Chicago for a Press Day right before his new film ‘Waltz With Bashir’ received a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category. ‘Waltz With Bashir’  went on to receive an astounding number […]

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TV actors Elizabeth Moss, Sam Riley take Q&As at IFP Spirit screenings

Actress Elizabeth Moss Attends IFP/Midwest Screening of Virgin (First posted in 2004) Hardy souls braved freezing temperatures to attend a series of screenings at Columbia College Chicago sponsored by the Midwest office of the Independent Feature Project (IFP). The list of films included fifteen candidates for this year’s Independent Spirit Awards in three categories: Best […]

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DVD release of “The Company” calls for a talk with Barbara Robertson

SPC to Release “The Company” on DVD on 6/1/04 Local Ties to Altman Film Still Strong (First posted in 2004) The DVD edition of Robert Altman’s 2003 film “The Company” will be released by Sony Pictures Classics on June 1st. Meanwhile, due to local interest in the film, Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet added three works performed […]

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Jan Chats with Award-Winning Israeli Director Joseph Cedar

Jan Chats with Award-Winning Israeli Director Joseph Cedar (First Posted in 2005) In September 2004, Joseph Cedar’s film CAMPFIRE received five “Ophir Awards” from the Israel Film Academy including Best Picture, Best Director, & Best Screenplay. But when it made its American debut one month later at the Chicago International Film Festival, CAMPFIRE received mixed […]

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