Currently Browsing: September 10, 2016

AS I OPEN MY EYES (2015)

As tensions between government officials and civilians rise, one teen and her political rock band have a plan to inform the people of Tunisia, much to the chagrin of her anxious mother. Directed by Leyla Bouzid and co-written by Bouzid and Marie-Sophie Chambon, As I Open My Eyes is a contemporary coming of age story […]

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CAMERAPERSON

Opens tomorrow (9/9/16) in NYC. Review coming soon… From IMDb: ? Q: Does Cameraperson pass the Bechdel-Wallace Test? Yes!

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COME WHAT MAY

Co-written by Laure Irrmann, Come What May is the heartfelt tale of a father’s determination to be reunited with his son. As he treks through sorrow, destruction, and devastation as World War II sweeps through Europe, this father’s love knows no bounds. This affectionate film highlights the importance of a father’s love and fortitude, and […]

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ITHACA

First-time director Meg Ryan delivers a slow and steady, yet powerful, drama about a young boy determined to be the best bicycle telegraph messenger around, in order to help support his family during wartime. (JEP: 4/5) Review by Associate Editor Jessica E. Perry It is the spring of 1942, and fourteen year old “Homer Macauley” […]

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