Dirty God at Sundance Film Festival 2019 – Scars as Beauty Marks

Dirty God at Sundance Film Festival 2019 – Scars as...
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Dutch director Sacha Polak’s Sundance 2019 film, Dirty God, opens with what almost looks like an alluring red-rock landscape. The up-close shot soon reveals that it’s the acid-scarred skin of lead character Jade, played by Vicky Knight. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Sundance Film Review: Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch succeeds in not trying to assail each topic but giving us a panoramic view of how all of these human activities cumulatively affect the planet. … read more

Sundance Film Review: WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES

Sundance Film Review: WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES
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A punch-pop-stomp ride from start to finish, WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES chronicles four school-uniform-wearing strangers, averaging 13.5 years of age. … read more

Sundance Film Review: THE WITCH HUNTERS

Sundance Film Review: THE WITCH HUNTERS
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Though it’s lighthearted, THE WITCH HUNTERS offers a mature conversation about legitimate issues through the lens of young characters. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Ask Dr. Ruth

Sundance Film Review: Ask Dr. Ruth
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With an instantly recognizable, raspy German accent, 90-year-old Dr. Ruth Westheimer is “America’s Sex Therapist”, giving advice on love and sex since 1981. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Sundance Film Review: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
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The Pieces I Am crafts a wondrous portrait of Morrison that is both intimate and reverent. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Abe

Sundance Film Review: Abe
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Abe is a worthwhile movie that also presents subtle, contextually appropriate educational points about Islam. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Sea of Shadows

Sundance Film Review: Sea of Shadows
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Sea of Shadows presents the grave, complex problem of illegal fishing in the Sea of Cortez for the endangered fish totoaba. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Advocate

Sundance Film Review: Advocate
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Along with Jones and Bellaïche’s primary narrative, Advocate also delves into Tsemel’s personal life, insofar as it informs her practice today. … read more

Sundance Film Review: The Sharks

Sundance Film Review: The Sharks
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The cinematography, natural lighting and photography in The Sharks is stunning, as it captures lush treescapes and waves crashing against rocks on beaches. … read more