Topic: Film

Award-winning director Eliaichi Kimaro talked about race and identity in relation to her documentray “A Lot Like You” in a lecture sponsored by Black Heritage Series and the Brown Center for Students of Color.

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Filmmaker discusses personal history, identity as queer black woman

February 25, 2015 0 comments

Kimaro did not screen her film but spoke about the varied dimensions of black identity in a lecture that formed part of the Black Heritage Series.

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No limits to imagination, experimentation in animated shorts

February 4, 2015 0 comments

There’s nothing new about saying that short films have a particular freedom.

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Film details development of emergency medicine

January 23, 2015 0 comments

“The Evolution of Emergency Medicine” explores the experience of the people who developed emergency medicine in response to the changing needs of Americans.

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‘The Interview’: a humorous view of real-world controversies

January 23, 2015 2 comments

In the wake of North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and threats of violence against the US, the film has garnered worldwide attention.

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Powerful portrayals fail to solve ‘Theory of Everything’

December 2, 2014 0 comments

Considering the imaginative nature of Hawking’s theories, “The Theory of Everything” seems too grounded in the traditional arcs of a biographical film.

The Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival features an H.P. Lovecraft-inspired walking tour that will “give Providence a new dimension.”

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Horror flicks spook at film festival

October 21, 2014 0 comments

These are plot twists in store for viewers at “Flickers: Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival,” which opened its 15th season Monday.

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This time around, ‘Eleanor Rigby’ fights the loneliness

October 7, 2014 0 comments

The comfortable silence draping the couple is interrupted by the end of the meal. The woman takes off her heels.

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‘Frank’ out-enchants ‘Magic’

September 5, 2014 1 comment

Despite its title, “Magic in the Moonlight,” Woody Allen’s latest film, fails to suspend our disbelief or cast any real enchantment.

In Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Ralph Fiennes plays the dapper concierge M. Gustave.

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‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ leaves no vacancies

April 1, 2014 1 comment

Anderson repeatedly reminds audiences that they enter the theater completely on his terms.

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BMP to host biannual premiere

December 6, 2013 0 comments

The featured student films include ‘Marvin,’ ‘Parlor,’ ‘Two Bikers,’ ‘Dream Girl’ and ‘Abimor.’