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Entries by E. Nina Rothe from 09/2011

TIFF 2011: The Tunisian Brando, Ewan McGregor in Yemen and Ryan Gosling

| Posted 09.01.2011 | Huffington Post

In cinematic circles, it is said that the Toronto International Film Festival is second only to Cannes. But in terms of numbers of films presented, industry connections and stars attending, I would say it's too close to call.

Olsson's The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: The Revolution Will Be Documented

| Posted 09.08.2011 | Huffington Post

Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson's documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 is one of those once-in-a-lifetime films which seamlessly reaches the full cinematic goal of changing its viewers' world for good.

Aleksei Fedorchenko's Silent Souls: Connecting Tenderness, Nostalgia and Love

| Posted 09.12.2011 | Huffington Post

This film, its characters, and the traditions of the Merja people in Russia make for some unusual cinematic companions, all travelers on a road to nowhere.

Hail to the Queens: Priscilla on Broadway Is a Global Culture Girl's Best Friend

| Posted 09.18.2011 | Huffington Post

Watching Priscilla Queen of the Desert made me believe the world can indeed be a better place, one where sequins, feathers and great men (albeit ones dressed as women) lead us on a journey towards love and acceptance.

Camden International Film Fest Screens Great Docs, Because You Can Handle the Truth

| Posted 09.26.2011 | Huffington Post

The documentary community has a few yearly popular destinations like Hot Docs and Silverdocs, but none of these festivals take place in as picturesque a setting as the upcoming Camden International Film Festival.