The Birth of a Nation

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Filmmaker Nate Parker’s powerful directing debut The Birth of a Nation that was hailed as a masterpiece in many quarters in Sundance earlier this year, is based on the controversial account of Nat Turner’s life and the slave rebellion he led in 1831.  The perfect timing of the premiere in the very same month the Academy … Continue reading

Chevalier : May The Best Man Win

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An intriguing new Greek comedy pulled of an unexpected coup at the London Film Festival last week beating out a whole host of prestigious new movies to pick up the Best Picture Award.   Directed and co-written by Athina Rachel Tsangari, it is the tale of six male acquaintances who take to the high seas on a private yacht and embark on … Continue reading

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