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NYFF Review: Ousmane Sembene’s BLACK GIRL (1965)

The more films I watch, the more films I realize I need to watch. This sobering realty usually strikes me during the annual New York Film Festival, now in the home stretch of its densely packed, 17-day schedule. Because of my proclivity for … Continue reading

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Nicholas Ray Goes Home

Nicholas Ray made an appearance at the New York Film Festival on Saturday night. At least, according to his widow. “I brought you Nick tonight, because I figured he could probably speak better about this film than anybody else,” Susan … Continue reading

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Screening Report: TRY AND GET ME! (1950) at New York Film Festival

“This movie is one of the most acutely realized movies about class distinction that was made in American cinema at the time,” New York Film Festival programming director Kent Jones said before a screening of TRY AND GET ME ! … Continue reading

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