Topic: Film

Arts & Culture

‘12 Years’ examines historical brutalities

November 11, 2013 2 comments

The film, playing this week at the Avon, follows the kidnapping of a black man in 1841.

“The Other Half of Tomorrow” explores issues in Pakistan, including maternal health, women’s education and how to achieve a safer Pakistan.

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Q&A: Pakistani director unravels creative process

November 5, 2013 0 comments

Sadia Shepard described her documentary about women striving for female empowerment in Pakistan.

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One-man show ‘All is Lost’ takes the Avon

October 28, 2013 1 comment

The film features Oscar winner Robert Redford, who battles for survival against the elements.

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Film Review: Despite some missteps, just sweet ‘Enough’

October 7, 2013 1 comment

Gandolfini and Louis-Dreyfus confront the uncertainties of adult life in the Avon’s current pick.

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Screening marks coup’s anniversary

October 4, 2013 0 comments

History has shown propaganda to be a powerful force — for one country, it even helped to bring down a dictator. This power was explored in a screening of the film “NO” at Avon Cinema Thursday night, in honor of this year’s 40th anniversary of the military coup that took […]

Alum’s film reconsiders politics of identity in North Korea

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Alum’s film reconsiders politics of identity in North Korea

September 6, 2013 0 comments

“Juche Strong,” directed by Rob Montz ’05, examines propaganda and ideology in the Kim regime.

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Exclusive: Q&A with horror director Wes Craven

April 16, 2013 0 comments

The Herald sits down with director of “Scream” and headliner of the Ivy Film Festival Wes Craven.

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Exclusive: Q&A with ‘Black Swan’ screenwriter Mark Heyman ’02

April 15, 2013 0 comments

The Herald: When was the last time you were back at Brown? What were you here for? Heyman: It’s been about five years, I guess. I went to my five-year reunion, and then … the next year, my wife had a play … a workshop kind of thing. She had […]

Acclaimed director Wes Craven gave the keynote speech at this year’s Ivy Film Festival. Craven’s works include “Scream” and “The Hills Have  Eyes.”

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Film fest unites industry professionals, students

April 15, 2013 0 comments

The 12th annual Ivy Film Festival emphasized documentaries and the film-making process.

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Exclusive: Q&A with Director Jeff Zimbalist ’00

April 8, 2013 1 comment

Zimbalist reflected on the challenges and rewards of making films in developing countries.