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Film Festival reViews

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Punk Rock Music in Film@Tribeca FilmFestivViews Episode 098
April 25, 2017

Friday Night Opening Weekend at Tribeca Film Festival 2017 was a one of a kind cinematic experience under Special Screenings The Public Image is Rotten combining performance and after the film screening conversation with John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten,

March is Women in Film History Month FilmFestivViews Episode097
March 14, 2017

Women in Film History Month with Barbara Moss, founder of Women's Film Preservation Fund, along with the amazing, committed women on this WFPF committee and New York Women in Film & Television (NYWiFT) as well as their partners –staunch and steadfast –...

Strad Style a Slamdance Winner 2017 EP096
February 19, 2017

Strad Style, winner of the 2017 Slamdance Documentary Feature and Audience Award literally knocked us off our feet.

A Look at Woodstock Film Fest’s Fistful of Movies + Music
October 28, 2016

Woodstock Film Festival 2016 Movies & Music on a recent perfect fall weekend in the Catskills. Check out Christina Kotlar and Yuri Turchyn absorbed in the art of conversation sorting through a carefully chosen weekend schedule of award winning films pi...

Music in Film@Woodstock Film Festival 2016 FilmFestivViews Episode 095
October 17, 2016

On a recent perfect autumn weekend spent in the Catskills, at the fiercely independent Woodstock Film Festival 2016, Christina Kotlar and Yuri Turchyn recap in an absorbed art of conversation sorting through a carefully chosen weekend schedule of award...

Episode 01 Tribeca Film Festival 2006
March 04, 2016

Film Festival reViews Archives Episode 01 Tribeca Film Festival 2006, with interviews and commentary from filmmakers; Laurence Asseraf, executive director of the Tribeca Underground Film Festival, a short film showcase and one of the first stereoscopic...

Dark Horse a Winner@Sundance FilmFestivViews Episode093
February 14, 2015

"Waking Ned Devine Meets Mr. Ed" is how I describe Director Louise Osmond's superbly crafted documentary Dark Horse. Dream Alliance  is the "talking" horse that became the talk of the town in the village of Cefn Fforest in one of the poorest Welsh mini...

Love from Across the Sea@Slamdance FilmFestivViews Episode091
February 13, 2015

Across the Sea (Deniz Seviyesi), a Turkish story of life, loving and living, written and directed by Esra Saydam and Nisan Dag, became an audience favorite at Slamdance 2015 winning Audience Award for Narrative Feature.

Dark Horse Wins at Sundance
February 08, 2015

“Waking Ned Devine meets Mr. Ed” is how I describe director Louise Osmond’s superbly crafted documentary, Dark Horse.

Tribeca Film Festival: Engaging the Feminine Heroic
April 25, 2014

Lead singer of punk rock band, Traitors, Malika (Chaimae Ben Acha) engages her feminine heroic