Saturday Snapshots: Day 3 at HIFF 2014

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Another excellent day of films, parties and conversations at HIFF 2014! And we’ve got proof…

Friday Snapshots: Day 2 at HIFF 2014

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Friday was our first full day of screenings and events at HIFF 2014, and from what we could tell, audiences are *loving* the movies, panels, and conversations in and out of the theaters. Friday highlights included acclaimed actress Patricia  Clarkson, both in A Conversation With… (sponsored by NYU Langone Medical Center), and in her latest film, Isabel […]

Q&A: Volker Schlöndorff on the Tense Negotiations of ‘Diplomacy’

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Towards the end of World War II, General Dietrick von Choltitz, the governor of Nazi-occupied Paris, receives an order to destroy the city if the Nazis lose it to Allied forces. With explosives strapped to bridges and landmarks, the General is prepared to carry out this atrocity when Swedish Consul General Raoul Nordling appears in […]

Q&A: Gabriel Mascaro & Rachel Ellis on the Lyrical Meditation of ‘August Winds’

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In a tiny coastal village in Brazil, Shirley and Jeison pass their time working on a coconut plantation. Outside of work, he dives for seafood while she sunbathes and dreams of being a tattoo artist. Their restless yet tranquil life is provoked when intense tropical storms approach, washing ashore a corpse. Drawing on his documentary […]

Q&A: Director Sara Colangelo on the Small-Town Drama of ‘Little Accidents’

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A haunting portrait of unintended consequences, Little Accidents follows a small town in the wake of a mining disaster that leaves ten dead and the delicate social fabric of a community in tatters. Its disparate residents become bound to one another through shared grief and a series of shocking revelations: Diana, the chief executive’s wife with a […]