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Meta Returns with Africa Day Campaign

Voa News 24 May 2022
The content producer for the film project, South African filmmaker Tarryn Crossman, said Meta identified eight innovators, creators and businesspeople on the continent whose stories the company wanted told for the "Made by Africa, Loved by the World" campaign ... our own narratives.
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Jaws of another kind: Groundbreaking Apple TV+ series ‘Prehistoric Planet’ features a swimming Tyrannosaurus rex

Cleveland 24 May 2022
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, “Prehistoric Planet” combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontology discoveries and state-of-the-art technology to present surprising facts about how dinosaurs lived 66 million years ago ... Why was it important to have Sir David Attenborough narrate “Prehistoric Planet?”.
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Web Review: Modern Love Mumbai is tepid, largely pseudo look at love

News India Times 24 May 2022
In the best tradition of such filmmakers, therefore, we see placid (not in the good sense of the word, of course!) narratives that remain tepidly “true to life” that suddenly alternate with some frenetic moments and pace.
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The Black birdwatcher who recorded a viral clash with a white woman in NYC will ...

Elko Daily Free Press 24 May 2022
In recent years, a growing number of filmmakers have used their platform to raise public consciousness about the many threats posed by global warming ... From “Baraka” filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, this mesmerizing, non-narrative documentary was filmed over a period of five years in over 25 different countries.
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Movie review: Surgery, sex and superfluous human organs converge in David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’

Finger Lakes Times 24 May 2022
The official narrative is that Cronenberg dusted off and revised a decades-old script ... For the filmmaker’s regular admirers, little will feel like wholly uncharted territory ... His filmmaking is often noted for its surgical precision, a cliché that aptly evokes the discipline of his narrative construction and the suavity of his compositions.
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What to stream: 'We Feed People' and other recent documentaries from Ron Howard

Finger Lakes Times 24 May 2022
Since 2013, Howard has mixed more documentary filmmaking along with narrative features, directing a handful of wide-ranging music docs, including the 2013 Jay-Z doc “Made in America” (stream it on Tubi), the 2016 Beatles doc “The Beatles.
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What to watch: ‘Top Gun’ sequel somehow soars above the hype

East Bay Times 24 May 2022
But the filmmaking duo that gave us “What Maisie Knew” and “The Deep End” offset the stormfront of despair with genuine if fleeting moments of self-discovery and reconciliation ... It’s an impressive and visually audacious feat to behold, one that gains more documentary cred from landing the highly regarded Sir David Attenborough as narrator.
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The Cannes Ketchup: George Miller, Riley Keough, and Ali Abbasi Take the Spotlight

Rotten Tomatoes 24 May 2022
War Pony is currently rated 91% on the Tomatometer, with Lovia Gyarkye of The Hollywood Reporter calling it, “A moving experiment in collective narrative filmmaking — an example of how stories can honor instead of exploit.”.
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Holy Spider review, Cannes: “Grimly compelling procedural reminiscent of Zodiac”

Games Radar 23 May 2022
Frustrated by the authorities’ lackadaisical attitude, reporter Rahimi (Zar Amir Ebrahimi) – an invention of the filmmakers – makes it her mission to bring the killer to book ... For the most part, however, Holy Spider is a clinical piece of filmmaking that starkly sets out the toxicity of zealotry fuelled by misogyny.
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Review: Surgery, sex and superfluous human organs converge in David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’

The Los Angeles Times 23 May 2022
The official narrative is that Cronenberg dusted off and revised a decades-old script ... For the filmmaker’s regular admirers, little will feel like wholly uncharted territory ... His filmmaking is often noted for its surgical precision, a cliché that aptly evokes the discipline of his narrative construction and the suavity of his compositions.
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This is how Iran exploits international film festivals - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 22 May 2022
Abbas Kiarostami was the epitome of the first generation of the Iranian regime’s specialized festival filmmakers ... The emergence of the second generation of the Iranian regime’s specialized festival filmmakers occurred during the presidency of Ahmadinejad in the late 2000s, and its paragon is none other than Asghar Farhadi.
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UNCSA student film “Sammy, Without Strings” selected for Creative Artists Agency’s Moebius Film Festival

Winston-Salem Journal 22 May 2022
Directed by Ralph Parker III, “Sammy, Without Strings” is a narrative with puppets. It debuted during the UNCSA School of Filmmaking’s year-end screenings on the Winston-Salem campus earlier this month ... CAA Moebius Film Festival,” said School of Filmmaking Dean Deborah LaVine.
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SPOTLIGHT: MEET MS. MARVEL FROM PAKISTAN

Dawn 22 May 2022
I’m envious of something else ... Ms ... Ms ... Primarily a documentary filmmaker, Sharmeen has been dabbling a little bit with narrative-work since the 3 Bahadur films and Sitara, she explains, but for the most part the producer-director wanted to “stay true to my ethos” by telling stories that matter, that make people think, and change the way we see issues.
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Riley Keough’s ‘War Pony’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

The Hollywood Reporter 21 May 2022
It’s an enthralling narrative in which said spirits lure humans from their underground lodgings to Earth’s surface before the Creator is finished ... The fruit of a year-long collaboration, War Pony is also a moving experiment in collective narrative filmmaking — an example of how stories can honor instead of exploit. Related Stories.
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Cannes 2022: Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts and more arrive in style for Armageddon Time premiere

Pinkvilla 20 May 2022
Armageddon development Time was first announced in 2019 when filmmaker James Gray said that he will be scripting and directing the film. The American period drama film is characterized as a coming-of-age narrative set in 1980s Queens. As per Daily Mail, the filmmaker's experience ...

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