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Final Semester Discussion with BOSCPUG!

Posted by emily_grossberg December 4, 2014 Comments are off 46 views

Join the Boston Creative Pro User Group (BOSCPUG) for another conversation on the process of filmmaking! For updated schedule, visit: http://boscpug.org/next-meeting/ BOSCPUG is a story driven, globally connected network connecting filmmakers and media professionals featuring top industry creatives in conversation on their craft. BOSCPUG is a professional, creative outlet to pitch ideas for episodic content […]

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A Strange Illness Cultivates New Love in ‘Mood Indigo’

Posted by emily_grossberg November 20, 2014 Comments are off 40 views

Sponsored by the French Cultural Center Michel Goundry, 94 minutes, France, 2013. Set in a charmingly surreal Paris, wealthy bachelor Colin spends his time developing his pianocktail (a cocktail-making piano) and devouring otherworldly dishes prepared by his trusty chef Nicolas. When Colin learns that his best friend Chick, a fellow acolyte of the philosopher Jean-Sol […]

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‘Kill Your Darlings’ Screening and Discussion with Producer Christine Vachon

Posted by emily_grossberg October 7, 2014 Comments are off 137 views

Discussion with producer Christine Vachon will follow. John Krokidas, 104 minutes, USA, 2013. In the early 1940s, Allen Ginsberg is an English major at Columbia University, only to learn more than he bargained for. Dissatisfied by the orthodox attitudes of the school, Allen finds himself drawn to iconoclastic colleagues like Lucien Carr, William S. Burroughs […]

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‘Angkor’s Children’ and Discussion with VMA Director and Special Guests

Posted by emily_grossberg October 2, 2014 Comments are off 209 views

Discussion with the director (VMA professor) and special guests will follow. Lauren Shaw, 66 minutes, Cambodia, 2014. A film about Cambodia’s cultural and artistic renaissance told through the voices of three young Cambodian women. A singer of Buddhist poetry, a circus artist, and former garment workers, grassroots, protest band; these are Angkor’s Children. They are […]

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Balagan Presents ‘Outré Montréal’

Posted by emily_grossberg September 18, 2014 Comments are off 143 views

Total running time: 56 minutes Montreal continues to be a source of innovative experimental cinema that is rooted in hands-on, formally adventurous production — thanks, in part, to the exuberant activities of the Double Negative filmmakers’ collective. Co-presented with Balagan Films, this program highlights a number of works from DN members and their friends completed […]

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Best Documentary Oscar Nominee ‘The Act of Killing’

Posted by emily_grossberg September 16, 2014 Comments are off 198 views

Joshua Oppenheimer, 115 minutes, Denmark, 2012. Sponsored by the United Nations Association of Greater Boston In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Errol Morris (The Fog Of War) and Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man), the filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings […]

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What is Cinema? With Discussion Hosted by VMA Faculty

Posted by emily_grossberg September 9, 2014 Comments are off 110 views

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman’s documentary What is Cinema? tackles the question of its title through over 100 clips and new interviews. What is Cinema? not only asks a poignant question, but chronicles the best of filmmaking today and proposes where cinema will go, and should go, in the future.

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