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Incendies: best movie of the year so far

This searing drama is the year’s best film so far. Upon their mother’s death, a young man and woman learn for the first time of their father and their brother and journey from Quebec to the Middle East to uncover … Continue reading

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Movies: Best Bets for May

You can see trailers and descriptions of upcoming films at Movies I’m Looking Forward To. Nominated for the Best Foreign Language Oscar, Incendies, releases widely May 6.  Upon their mother’s death, a young man and woman learn for the first … Continue reading

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In a Better World: an ambitious contemplation on violence

How do we respond to violence without perpetuating a cycle of violence?  What and how do we tell our kids?  Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier (Brothers/Brodre, After the Wedding, Things We Lost in the Fire) takes on these questions through the … Continue reading

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