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Kurt Brokaw reviews Jonathan Olshefski’s debut documentary “Quest”, a deeply personal and uplifting meditation on family love. The documentary debuted at Lincoln Center’s “New Directors/New Films” Festival which runs March 15-26.
Staff writer Kurt Brokaw reviews ‘Patti Cake$’ and ‘Mensche’, now playing at Lincoln Center/MoMa’s New Directors/New Films Festival March 15-26.
Senior Film Critic Kurt Brokaw’s top favorites from Lincoln Center.
77 World Premieres, 42 Directorial Debuts, 23 VR exhibits and interactive installations from the leading filmmakers, and 11 Award-Winning Films to watch on the last day of the Festival. That’s what Tribeca Film Festival has in store for us this year, and The Independent is there to soak it all up.
Senior film critic Kurt Brokaw selects his favorites from the 25th edition of the NYJFF, which runs January 13-26, 2016. Among them are Ellis, Rabin, The Last Day, Dear God, and The Law.
Senior critic Kurt Brokaw commends Tribeca’s Sharon Badal on her “peerless curating” in his annual selection of festival favorites. From the buzzy The Wolfpack to the under-the-radar shorts such as Big Boy selected by Badal, this year’s picks thus far include dramatized dance, rock legends (but not conspiracy theories), and under-helicoptered children.
Kurt Brokaw returns to the New York Film Festival as our senior critic for the fifth consecutive year. No film is left behind as he chooses his favorites, with reviews starting now and coming in over the next week. The festival runs September 26th through October 12th.