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Short of the Week

I’ve been paying a lot more attention to short films over the past few years, and I’m exited to have found a really excellent resource for finding and seeing these bite-sized gems of cinema. Short of the Week is a … Continue reading

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Good News for Icelandic Cinema Buffs

Well, I should clarify. Good news for fans of Icelandic cinema, that is. If you’re a cinema buff from Iceland, this post may only be of interest to a subset of you. In any case, despite being underwhelmed by the … Continue reading

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Sita Sings the Blues is Free

Nina Paley‘s gorgeous animated epic Sita Sings the Blues has been in distribution limbo for a while now. Because the film uses the jazz songs of Annette Hanshaw on the soundtrack, Paley couldn’t negotiate a theatrical or DVD release of … Continue reading

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NFB Launches New Screening Room

Canada’s world-renowned National Film Board has launched a brand-new screening room section on their website, allowing free access to more than 700 films, clips and trailers. Included at launch are such animated classics as The Cat Came Back and The … Continue reading

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Sean Farnel is Blogging

Through AJ Schnack’s quite wonderful All These Wonderful Things blog (which you should already be reading!), I discovered that Hot Docs honcho Sean Farnel has recently started blogging, and is writing about his European tour in search of great documentaries … Continue reading

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