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Film
4:36 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Get Motivated Not Depressed at Documentary Film Festival

A still shot from 'If You Build It'
Credit Long Shot Factory Release

After several years of showing documentaries at the Rivers of Justice Film Festival, Kirsten Vander Giessen-Reitsma noticed people weren’t getting motivated to solve the world’s problems--they were getting depressed.

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Film
5:25 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

'The Past' Shows Divorce is Never Easy

For Ahmad and Marie, the couple at the turbulent heart of writer-director Asghar Farhadi's The Past, breaking up was just the beginning.  

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Film
5:07 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Hausu: The weirdest horror movie you will ever see

There are many strange and puzzling films you may encounter over the course of your lifetime. But I feel reasonably safe in saying that you will never find anything quite so flamboyantly bizarre as the 1977 Japanese horror-comedy-musical-psychodrama Hausu, or House, a movie that exists in its own stratosphere of wackiness. 

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