Slamdance Film Review: Jasper Mall

Slamdance Film Review: Jasper Mall
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The documentary Jasper Mall illustrates the mediocre hum of an Alabama shopping-center’s current market that once housed a myriad of different storefronts. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Tapeworm

Slamdance Film Review: Tapeworm
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Ultimately Tapeworm is a film that by all rights should be incredibly dull. It breaks every convention of good storytelling and manages to be captivating. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: A Dog’s Death

Slamdance Film Review: A Dog’s Death
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Matías Ganz’s A Dog’s Death is a top-notch thriller that unravels the absurd and violent consequences of class and racial discrimination. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Máxima

Slamdance Film Review: Máxima
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Máxima is a must-see for anyone who feels they can’t make an impact—the film is proof that the willingness to fight for what is right can make a difference. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Sanzaru

Slamdance Film Review: Sanzaru
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The disorienting and claustrophobic thirller Sanzaru shows a solid potential for director Xia Magnus in their thematic concepts, visuals and soundscapes. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Tahara

Slamdance Film Review: Tahara
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Speaking to the potential of toxicity in friendships that take place early in life, Olivia Peace’s Tahara encourages the safety of autonomy. … read more

Slamdance: Ask No Questions

Slamdance: Ask No Questions
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Viewers must approach Ask No Questions as a investigative documentary instead of another conspiracy-theory proposal. The film begins with the account of a CNN reporter who, with her cameraman, captures the scene of what is televised as a Falun Gong “religious public suicide” in Beijing at Tiananmen Square. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Bastards’ Road

Slamdance Film Review: Bastards’ Road
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Bastards’ Road is a film portraying a sense of hope in veterans creating their own network, breaking down the stigma of struggling with PTSD and reaching out to one another. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Murmur

Slamdance Film Review: Murmur
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Writer-director Heather Young approaches the themes of love, loneliness and dependence from a different angle in her award-winning feature debut, Murmur. … read more

Slamdance Film Festival 2020: Thunderbolt in Mine Eye

Slamdance Film Festival 2020: Thunderbolt in Mine Eye
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Zachary and Sarah Sherman’s Thunderbolt In Mine Eye captures a 2019 vision of young romance, following two teens entering an awkward but solid relationship. … read more