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“I’m sorry, the screening starts when?” The 2010 New York Film Festival

This year the New York Film Festival did something barbaric. Something unthinkable. Something that flies in the face of logic.

Nocturnal Epic For a Dark Era

Edward Yang’s four-hour epic masterpiece A Brighter Summer Day impresses and intimidates with its dense texture, convoluted plot lines, and audiovisual complexities.

Revolutionary Homicide

Night Catches Us, Tanya Hamilton’s directorial debut, tells the story of Marcus (Anthony Mackie), a former Black Panther, returning to his old neighborhood four years after the disintegration of the movement and his personal life.


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