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Showing posts from April, 2018

The 2018 GNO Film Fete - Recommendation Roundup

While nothing can quite replace Timecode: NOLA, The GNO Film Fete (classic French for "festival") looks to fill the void by showcasing a diverse selection of locally conceived and produced short films. This year, the fete will take place at Chalmette Movies on Sunday, April 15th, and will run about 90 or so minutes of pure cinema. 


Truly "Lovecraftian" cinema - movies which express the tone and atmosphere of H.P. Lovecraft's cosmic horror work - can be difficult to find at their most effective and evocative. Unkown unknowns (things we don't know that we don't know) don't always fit well into a narrative story structure and telling a non-linear/abstract story isn't so simple.

A More Inclusive Cinema: Q&A w/ Michael Domangue of The Broad Theater & THE LANGUAGE OF SILENCE filmmakers Caterina Picone and Mary Kim Hoang

The American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) is supposed to guarantee that anyone can have reasonable access to most if not all places around town (among other important things). Unfortunately, movie theaters - home to the universal language that is cinema - haven't caught on completely. Sure, there are ramps and handicapped seating, but even those can be abused and paid lip service to. And what of enjoying the film itself? Are on-screen captions or descriptive audio devices easily requested?