New Doc Chronicles Marine’s Victory over War Wounds

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 14:03 -- Nick Dager

Independent filmmaker Cirina Catania will screen clips from her new documentary – Courage & Creativity - The Magic of Conviction – at the Mopictive (Moving Picture Collective) on Veterans Day, November 11 meeting. The film tells the story of Marine Corporal Kionte Storey, a wounded hero turned athlete.

Rebuilding the World Trade Center

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:46 -- Nick Dager

On this, the thirteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., Rebuilding the World Trade Center, Irish artist and filmmaker Marcus Robinson’s remarkable documentary about the reconstruction of the New York City landmark, makes its U.S. premiere tonight at 6 p.m. on History.

US-Russia Cinema Effort Announced

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:28 -- Nick Dager

Downtown Community Television Center's program Media Enabled Musketeers will partner, this fall, with Moscow's Journalism Advancement and Support Center to connect disabled citizens with American and Russian local media organizations. One of the films showcased is Jonathan Novick's eye-opening Don’t Look Down on Me, which took the Internet by storm, going live on Youtube August 7th.

Photo Exhibit to Open in Conjunction with The Dog Release

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:13 -- Nick Dager

Drafthouse Films and the Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced the gallery opening of The Dog: Images of a Real Bad Boy - Photographs By Marcia Resnick, in conjunction with the theatrical release of Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's documentary The Dog. The exhibit will open August 6 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's The Furman Gallery at the Walter Reade Theater that include photos Resnick took of The Dog himself, John Wojtowicz, the inspiration for Al Pacino's character in Dog Day Afternoon, at his most candid in the 1970s. The exhibit will stay up until August 15.


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