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Mine was the December 2009 selection of Film Movement Canada, a subscription service that brings the best of independent cinema to your door each month. Though it’s only recently launched here, Film Movement has operated in the US for several … Continue reading

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Prom Night in Mississippi

Prom Night in Mississippi (Director: Paul Saltzman): It’s hard to believe, but on April 19, 2008, Charleston High School in Mississippi held its first integrated senior prom. Mississippi integrated its public schools in 1970 but in Charleston, they were still … Continue reading

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Medicine for Melancholy

Editor’s Note: I’ve decided to begin posting my reviews of films screening at SXSW early, hopefully helping anyone attending make some decisions about what to see. Medicine for Melancholy is screening on Sunday March 9 at 2:30pm, Tuesday March 11 … Continue reading

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