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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Toronto International Film Festival 2019 | Dispatch 7: Wavelengths Program

September 20, 2019

Our seventh and final dispatch from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (here’s our first, our second, our third, our fourth, our fifth, our sixth) is also our largest, offering takes on all of the features (and one long short) present in this year’s Wavelengths program. Here are: the latest films from arthouse mainstays Albert Serra (Liberté), Pedro Costa (Vitalina Varela), and Sergei Loznita (State Funeral); a pair of films from Galician filmmakers, Fire Will Come and Endless Night; a pair of docu-fictive hybrids,…

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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New York Film Festival 2018 – Dispatch 2

For our final dispatch from the 2018 New York Film Festival, we take a look at each of the features from the fest’s avant garde-themed Projections program (our previous dispatch featured our takes on some of the titles from NYFF’s Main Slate). Included in this year’s impressive line-up:…

October 22, 2018
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Story of My Death | Albert Serra

Casanova, that notorious 18th-century lady-killer, ravenously consumes food during every one of Story of My Death’s first several scenes. Shortly thereafter, he defecates it all out in a bowl in his room and giggles at the sight of the steaming pile. Later, in a…

November 20, 2014
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