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Posts Tagged ‘new films’

06 Oct. 2016

Ava Duvernay’s “13th” at SF Doc Film Fest November 4


“13th” released on Netflix Oct. 7th         The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary, 13TH, refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The […]

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14 Aug. 2016

Regina’s hallmark


A character actor is often described as a transfiguration of sorts: one whose dramatic appearance reveals great beauty, spirituality or magnificence. Regina Hall is synonymous with theatrical transfiguration hoisting a bevy of acting roles from stereotypical to standout. Her hallmark is a solid trademark–whether vulnerable or venerable–the Washington, DC native surrenders to each role she’s […]

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19 Feb. 2014

POW Fest 2014, Women Filmmakers head to Portland


The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (a.k.a.POWFest) runs March 6 – 9, 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre.   In its 7th consecutive year, POWFest continues to be the only film festival in Portland exclusively placing a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women in film; and only one […]

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