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(Re)Discoveries: New Restorations New Prints - Alain Resnais' JE T'AIME JE T'AIME

Suffering from its canceled premiere at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival and only arriving in the US two years later to little fanfare, Resnais’ mid-career foray into science fiction developed somewhat of a cult following, but has remained largely unseen. 182 more words

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Voices in Action: Human Rights on Film - WATCHERS OF THE SKY

Interweaving four stories of remarkable courage, compassion, and determination, WATCHERS OF THE SKY uncovers the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin—the man who created the word “genocide” and believed the law could protect the world from mass atrocities. 86 more words

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Voices in Action: Human Rights on Film - PRIVATE VIOLENCE

PRIVATE VIOLENCE explores a simple but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Every day in the U.S. 138 more words

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Voices in Action: Human Rights on Film - A QUIET INQUISITION

At a public hospital in Nicaragua, OBGYN Dr. Carla Cerrato must choose between following a law that bans all abortions and endangers her patients or taking a risk and providing the care that she knows can save a woman’s life. 122 more words

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Reel Music 32: TOSCA'S KISS

Giuseppe Verdi called it his “finest work”: the world’s first home for retired opera musicians. Standing in Milan since 1896, the Casa Verdi is home to a collection of self-described “drama queens,” aging artists who sing, perform, and reflect together. 117 more words

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Reel Music 32: STOP MAKING SENSE - 30th Anniversary Screening!

Thirty years after its release, Demme’s extraordinary Talking Heads concert movie, filmed over the course of three days at Hollywood’s historic Pantages Theatre, remains as fresh as ever. 149 more words

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Reel Music 32: THE BALLAD OF SHOVELS AND ROPE

When filming started, Cary Ann Hearst was waiting tables and Michael Trent was working as a studio artist while the duo also played gigs in dive bars for 15 people. 172 more words

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