Monthly Archives: August 2012

Revelations in Rio

Our Director of Children’s Programming Liz Shepard sends a dispatch from her current South American visit… Imagine a group of dedicated film professionals, from points around  South America and the globe, coming together to discuss the importance of children’s media … Continue reading

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Micro and macro cinema in Kassel

Walking into the sunlit Hauptbanhoff, the first thing you observe is someone promenading while staring at a small iPhone monitor. At first glance you see just the one person, seemingly watching some a video while waiting for their train. However, … Continue reading

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A documenta side trip

Europe is filled with summer film festivals, starting with Cannes in May and ending with Venice in late August and early September (my final destination on this trip). In between festival-going, there’s always some time to travel. I usually take … Continue reading

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Stalking the Leopard

Last night, as I made my way to the Piazza Grande, I thought of how smart the Locarno festival was to adopt a long-term color schema. The people of this town really get into the spirit, displaying the black and … Continue reading

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Travels in Locarno

The thunderstorms have finally cleared in Locarno, but the Leopards continue to pour down: I’m visiting this week for the 65th edition of the Festival del Locarno and on the hunt for new film experiences. My journey through the labyrinthine … Continue reading

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