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Latinos Are Becoming Extinct in Hollywood, Report Shows

Posted August 8, 2017 by Dennis Romero

(This piece first appeared in LA Weekly ) Latinos, the largest minority in the nation, and the largest racial or ethnic group in California and Los Angeles, are virtually disappearing from the big screen, a new report on Hollywood diversity
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“Columbus”—Film Review

Posted August 8, 2017 by

Kogonada’s debut feature “Columbus” well earns its praise for being poetic and enigmatic but never static.  This gorgeously meditative film opens the viewer’s eyes to the everyday beauty that the psychic detritus of everyday routine blinds us to. The film’s
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More Reviews From The 37th S.F. Jewish Film Festival

Posted July 25, 2017 by

Actress Hedy Lamarr should also have been publicly recognized for her inventive genius.  Instead, personal naivete and institutionalized sexism led to Lamarr’s ending in far less glorious circumstances.  Alexandra Dean’s quietly tragic documentary “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” shows how
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Against the Law (2017)

More Reviews from Frameline 41

Posted June 22, 2017 by

“Against The Law” may seem an odd choice for Frameline 41’s Pink Saturday evening programming.  Rather than contributing to its screening venue’s neighborhood bacchanalian air, Fergus O’Brien’s disturbing film takes a deep dive into the legalized persecution and torture of
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