Post Tagged with: "film"

Savas Boyraz at Open Source Gallery. (Photo by Donny Levit / South Slope News)

Portraits of Kurdish Guerilla Fighters Displayed in Park Slope

Asian, Brooklyn, Culture October 9, 2015 at 6:08 pm

Portraits featuring Kurdish Guerilla fighters are on display in a gallery in Park Slope, reports South Slope News.

A scene from "Stones in the Sun." (Photo from Woch Nan Soley via Haitian Times)

Haiti Film Captures Voices ‘Left Unheard’

Caribbean, Culture, In the News April 19, 2013 at 3:22 pm

The Haitian Times sits down with Haitian-American filmmaker Patricia Benoit at a recent festival screening of her film, “Stones in the Sun.” The director strives for a complex portrayal of the people of Haiti – starting long before the earthquake.

Ambassador doesn't want the movie "Our Fathers, Our Mothers" to air in the U.S. (Photo via

Poles Take Issue with WWII Portrayals

Culture, Eastern European, In the News April 16, 2013 at 11:45 am

Two articles in Nowy Dziennik challenge the way Poles are portrayed in accounts of World War II when the country was occupied by the Nazis. The first takes issue with a movie, the second with a phrase in a newspaper article.

Debut Nears for Bronx Teens in New Michel Gondry Film

Debut Nears for Bronx Teens in New Michel Gondry Film

Bronx, Culture, Education February 12, 2013 at 3:49 pm

Hunts Point Express has been following the progression of acclaimed director Michel Gondry’s “The We and the I,” a film set in the Bronx about everyday teenage life starring local teens. The movie is set to open next month.

Brazilian Directors Celebrated in MoMA’s Classic Films Fest

Brazilian Directors Celebrated in MoMA’s Classic Films Fest

Culture, South American October 19, 2012 at 12:45 pm

Films by acclaimed Brazilian directors, including Humberto Mauro, will be screened in the 10th edition of “To Save and Project,” MoMA’s international film preservation festival running through Nov. 12, the Brazilian Press reported.

Cast members from Gondry's “The We and the I.” (Photo by Matthew J. Perlman/Hunts Point Express)

A Local Look at Michel Gondry’s Bronx-Based Film, ‘The We and the I’

Bronx, Culture, Video May 24, 2012 at 5:08 pm

Details remain slim on the latest film that director Michel Gondry premiered at Cannes, which focuses on a group of Bronx teenagers. But a Hunts Point Express article from October about the filming offers some local insight into the film’s non-professional cast, its locales and the process behind “The We and the I.”

Publisher urges everyone to see “Red Tails”

Publisher urges everyone to see “Red Tails”

African American, In the News, Opinion January 25, 2012 at 1:49 pm

This weekend, take a moment out and go to the movies. Not just any movie, but the new movie “Red Tails.”

Fawzia Mirza and Tom Silva in a scene from "Silhouettes."

South Asians take story of ethnic identity to big screen

Culture, South Asian January 20, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Musician Tom Silva is making a film that confronts the issues of race and South Asian identity head on. The film is called “Silhouettes” and it tells the story of how the lives of Hindu, Muslim and Christian characters intersect.