‘Milla’ is a visually striking, languidly paced portrait of life, loss, and endurance
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‘Milla’ is a visually striking, languidly paced portrait of life, loss, and endurance

A young, reckless couple makes a home out of an abandoned house by the sea as they await their first child. Valérie Massadian’s Milla languidly follows its characters through their everyday tasks, offering an unassuming yet honest portrait of life and loss. (RMM: 4/5) Review by FF2 Associate Roza M. Melkumyan Inside the backseat of…

'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' educates us to accept homosexuality
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'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' educates us to accept homosexuality

Desiree Akhavan’s direction of a Sundance Film Festival winner, “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”, shows confused teenagers, forbidden romances, and praising the Lord. The movie showcases another ploy to try and ‘cure’ homosexuality. The film is based on Emily M. Danforth's novel of the same name. Its story explores the misinformation given to teenagers that…

'Love, Cecil' paints a heartfelt picture of the man behind the camera

'Love, Cecil' paints a heartfelt picture of the man behind the camera

Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland directs this documentary --  Love, Cecil -- about legendary British photographer, artist, and designer Cecil Beaton (best-known to cinephiles for his world on the films Gigi and My Fair Lady). Vreeland’s vibrant doc uses archive footage, images, and interviews with models, artists, and friends alongside narration from Beaton’s own diaries to paint…