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Jytte Jensen – a Farewell

Jytte Jensen – Cinema Mourns a Cherished Friend

Something seemed not right on March 18 when MoMA’s veteran film curator, Jytte Jensen, was absent from a group of programmers at the opening of the New Directors/New Films festival. Then the sad news came. Jytte Jensen died this week at 65 after a battle with cancer.

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FIFA — Art Stashed in Castles and Salt Mines

Illustre et Inconnu dirs.. Jean-Pierre Devillers et Pierre Pochart

Hitlers Schatz im Berg dirs. Petra Dorrmann und André Schäfer

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New Directors – Teenage Girl, Glum Comedian

New Directors/New Films (March 18-29)

New Directors/New Films rolls out today with the New York premiere of The Diary of a Teenage Girl, directed and adapted by Marielle Heller from Phoebe Gloeckner’s graphic novel. At Sundance the drama of a young girl’s coming of age in the 1970’s  was an overwhelming favorite.  And unlike much of this festival’s program, it will surely make it to commercial screens, from Sony Classics.

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‘71 — Boys in the Hood

The Troubles Once Again


dir. Yann Demange, UK,  100 minutes, 2014

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Berlinale – Fassbinder — Love, In Spite of Everything

Fassbinder: To Love Without Limits

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Berlinale: ‘Censored Voices’ from Israel

A Real Country , a Real War, Testimony from Real People

Censored Voices

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Berlinale – ‘Taxi’ to the Other Side

Berlin International Film Festival

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Berlinale — ‘Elser’ (‘13 Minutes’)

The Man Who Almost Killed Hitler

13 Minutes

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Sundance – ‘Prophet’s Prey’ – Abuse and Impunity

A Prophet Becomes a Martyr

Prophet’s Prey

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Sundance – Tick, Tock –”The Russian Woodpecker’

The Russian Woodpecker

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