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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New York Film Festival 2019 | Dispatch 2: Pain and Glory, Synonyms, Zombi Child

October 9, 2019

Our second dispatch from the 2019 New York Film Festival is heavy on prestige arthouse fare from early-year festivals, and also takes on a timely documentary premiering at NYFF.  Below are our takes on a trio of Cannes holdovers, all courtesy of distinctive auteurs, currently making their way through North American fests — Pedro Almodovar’s Pain and Glory, Marco Bellocchio’s The Traitor, and Bertrand Bonello’s Zombi Child. Also here is our look at Berlinale favorite Synonyms,  rising Uruguayan director Federico Veiroj’s The Moneychanger (fresh off…

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by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 15 Films of 2017

The finest films of 2017 simultaneously offered us a respite from, and a deeper reflection on, our fraught and fractured social and political realities. In sharp contrast to our unfortunate tendency to segregate ourselves with social media-fueled enclaves and ecosystems that do little more than…

December 29, 2017
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