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Now Playing: 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck"

Even though it was produced in association with Kurt Cobain’s family, the new documentary about his tragically short life has a bracing honesty that makes it required viewing. 149 more words

Indie Film

Film school, Italian style

Guest post by Joseph Luzzi

On November 3, 1993, a throng of fifteen thousand poured into St. Mary of the Angels Basilica in Rome and the adjoining piazza to bid farewell to the recently deceased Federico Fellini, while millions more watched a live telecast of the ceremony. 887 more words

Cultural Studies

The After Death - preview

“It’s going to be Sandi’s wedding in a matter of days and here lies her driver still in cold after receiving a police bullet. I could see his masculine fist trembling as I continue to wrap him, ‘stay with me Basil, don’t die on me,’ I pleaded. 16 more words


New in Theaters: 'The Salt of the Earth'

Given a brief Academy Awards run late last year, Wim Wenders’ magisterial documentary about photographer Sebastio Salgado is finally getting a proper theatrical release this week. 120 more words

Film - New

Blues, smoke, and shadows: jazz in “musical” noir films

Guest post by Sheri Chinen Biesen

The Society For Cinema & Media Studies hosts Sheri Chinen Biesen for presentation on this topic at the 2015 SCMS annual conference… 626 more words

American Studies

Portland Walking Tour Plan

Resource Year: 2011

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Portland Walking Tour Plan

A list of topics to cover while walking around downtown (and a bit of NW) Portland and a route specifying where to talk about each topic. 54 more words

Portland/Vancouver Metro Region

New in Theaters: 'Merchants of Doubt'

How do you get people to believe in a lie. Well, when it’s something like climate change, it helps to have a well-paid mini-industry of fakers and dissemblers to help spread the mistruths. 153 more words