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When Institutions Foster More Than Education

Nelson outlines the long and complex history of HBCUs – and in fact the history of the US – in his 83-minute film, showing us how the political is personal.


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A Love Triangle in Hell

After a post-screening Q&A session, Cabral, 28, spoke to Neil Kendricks about his risky modus operandi and tackling the challenging logistics of filming on location in the Najayo prison where approximately 70,000 prisoners are crammed into a facility built for 20,000 inmates. Sometimes, art can emerge from the most unlikely places.


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New York Jewish Film Festival 2017 – January 11-24

Senior Film Critic Kurt Brokaw picks favorites from the  26th annual fest co-presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center


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John Cassavetes Talks Comedy, Life, and Reputation in Rare 1989 Interview

Before there was independent film, there was Cassavetes. In John Crittenden’s brooding cover photo to Gabriella Oldham’s 24 gathered interviews and solo statements from 1958 to 1985, he’s guarded, challenging, looking half-ready to give the interviewer a piece of his mind at any moment. Cassavetes died in 1989 at 60, having written and directed nine… Read more »


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Top 10 Academic Programs for Aspiring Screenwriters

There are a growing number of options for schools that aspiring screenwriters may choose from to better fit their goals and needs. The nation’s top choices routinely offer small workshop-style classrooms, industry experience, and a working portfolio—as well as a diploma.