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WATCH >> Lumière and Company

WATCH >> Lumière and Company

Lumière and Company was a collaboration between 41 international film directors
in which each made a short film using the original Cinématographe camera
invented by the Lumière brothers.

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WATCH >> Cinema, Politics and War with Oliver Stone

“Death, it’s never what you think it’s going to be. It always comes up in another way,
it’s sloppy sometimes. A battle is always just confusion, breaking down, things don’t work.
It’s like what Mike Tyson said ‘your plan goes out the window when you get hit in the face’
… that’s the way it goes.”

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READ >> Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker

David Mikics’s “Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker” is a cool, cerebral book about a cool,
cerebral talent. This is not a full-dress biography — there have been several of Kubrick
— but a brisk study of his films, with enough of the life tucked in to add context as
well as brightness and bite.

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READ >> When Akira Kurosawa Met Abbas Kiarostami

READ >> When Akira Kurosawa Met Abbas Kiarostami

“You may not know how popular you are in my country. Both the intellectuals and
ordinary people like your works. In fact, you and the late Alfred Hitchcock are
the most popular foreign filmmakers in Iran.” – Abbas Kiarostami