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February 14,2018 00:40
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Avon Cinema marks 80th birthday

It's a time capsule smack in the middle of the constantly changing parade of coffee shops, restaurants, shoe stores, ice cream shops, gift stores, and the looming presence of Brown University on Thayer Street.
February 13,2018 01:00
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“The Narrative Model Used in TV Series Brings Us Back to a Stage That We Long Surpassed in Cinema”: Lucrecia ...

Lucrecia Martel’s Zama was one of the few titles to escape the sweeping critical scorn heaped upon the cinematic year 2017. After getting passed on by Cannes (potentially because one of its producers, Pedro Almodóvar, was president of the jury – though that would only have disqualified it from the main competition) and inexplicably landing an out of competition slot in Venice, the long-antici...
February 12,2018 06:40
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Critical Mass: Black American cinema: designing a syllabus

Maybe irritation is a legitimate reaction to the existence of things such as Black History Month. (Any time you add a leading adjective you risk compartmentalization and ghettoization.) In a more perfect world, black history would be better integrated into the larger narrative. James Baldwin, Richard Wright and Zora Neale Hurston would be known as writers and newspaper columnists wouldn't make...
February 11,2018 20:40
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Black American cinema: designing a syllabus

Maybe irritation is a legitimate reaction to the existence of things such as Black History Month. (Any time you add a leading adjective you risk compartmentalization and ghettoization.) In a more perfect world, black history would be better integrated into the larger narrative. James Baldwin, Richard Wright and Zora Neale Hurston would be known as writers and newspaper columnists wouldn't make...
February 10,2018 03:20
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Lakki Cinema

Inspired by Mussolini, Lakki's buildings are a strange blend of Italian rationalism, Art Deco, and Byzantine styles.
February 08,2018 19:40
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Aggie Cinema Club brings film to campus

By regularly holding free and discounted movie screenings, Texas A&M’s Aggie Cinema Club demonstrates its dedication to bringing the art of film to campus.
February 07,2018 21:40
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Film week to present best of Austrian cinema

Three of the films are Israeli-Austrian co-productions, including Amichai Greenberg’s The 'Testament,' which was just screened at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in California.
February 07,2018 21:40
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Samsung's massive Cinema LED screen goes 3D

​Less than a year ago, Samsung unveiled a cinema-sized LED screen capable of 4K resolution, and followed this in July with its first commercial installation at a theater in Seoul, South Korea. Now the company has revealed a 3D version at the Integrated Systems Europe 2018 expo in Amsterdam.​
February 07,2018 05:00
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Samsung introduces The Wall Professional and 3D LED Cinema ...

Back at CES 2018, Samsung brought along a massive and modular 146-inch MicroLED TV. Now almost a month later, Samsung Electronics is at Integrated Systems Europe 2018 and has a new variant of its cinema size display dubbed The Wall Professional.
February 05,2018 14:00
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China's Wanda Sells Cinema Chain Stake to Alibaba

Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda Group is selling shares worth 7.8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in his Chinese movie-theater chain to Alibaba Group Holding and a firm partly backed by the government as he seeks to pay down debt at his flagship company.
February 03,2018 06:40
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Bow Tie Cinema closes in Port Washington

Bow Tie Cinemas Port Washington has closed. The cinema, located at 116 Main St., has removed all lettering from the marquee and movie posters from the outside. According to Great Neck resident Diane Coffield, the Connecticut-based Bow Tie Cinemas made a “corporate decision” to close the theater due to poor attendance and low revenues. It […]
February 01,2018 16:40
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The Politics of John Ford's Cinema

John Ford’s pre-war films lean left, but his experience serving in the Navy in WWIi seems to have changed him. Honor, duty & loyalty became key themes ...
January 30,2018 10:40
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Cinema Center has a new boss

A Ball State University alumna with more than 20 years of nonprofit arts and fundraising experience has been selected as executive director of Cinema ...
January 29,2018 18:23
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“The Essence of Cinema Vérité Productions Is Chaos”: Director Matt Tyrnauer | Studio 54

As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order play in your films? As a documentary filmmaker, my favorite approach to storytelling is through the freshness and spontaneity of cinema vérité. With Studio 5...