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Feature Article
July 16, 2014

American Arab

American Arab woman and daughter wearing their hijab

Identity is a funny thing. Defining ourselves is our first step in defining the world around us, especially in the way that we define others. Or “the other.” So, what happens when one spends his formative years as “the other” in an otherwise fairly homogeneous culture?

At once, American Arab — the latest provocative documentary by Usama Alshaibi — is both profoundly personal and culturally inquisitive. It is the first grand statement in a discussion that has been begging to take place since September 11, 2001: What is the role of the Arab in modern American society?

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Videology: Twillerama Animation Anthology

Audience sitting in a microcinema watching Twin Peaks

June 14
8:00 p.m.
308 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Twillerama is a night of outrageous adult animation hosted by house painter Jeff Twiller and his construction worker friend Randy J. Johnson, who have secured the screening lineup after trespassing through a city dump.

(It should be said here that Twiller and Johnson are both animated characters themselves created by Morgan Miller, who has created the wrap-around segments framing the lineup selections and curated the lineup. Miller provides the voice of Twiller; Josh Kleefeld portrays Johnson and Todd Hanson of the The Onion voices himself.)

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Online Cinema
July 23, 2014

Feature Film Online: Damon Packard’s Foxfur

Watch the universe scream when the planet’s top UFO experts go missing in Damon Packard’s dizzying sci-fi adventure Foxfur.

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Underground Notes
July 14, 2014

Limo Ride is a new documentary by Marcus Rosentrater and Gideon C. Kennedy. The film recreates an epic limo ride enjoyed by ten friends that takes them — and the viewer — beyond the barrier of appropriate social behavior. Read More…

June 25, 2014

This year, the Melbourne Underground Film Festival will be celebrating it’s 15th year, so please consider helping them bring Nick Zedd to Australia to celebrate. Read More…

June 10, 2014

Aaron Zeghers is an incredibly busy dude and has become a real force in the Winnipeg underground film scene. And he has an awesome cat, Baby. Read More…

June 6, 2014

Experimental filmmaker Christine Lucy Latimer gets close with her adorable big-eyed black cat Mingus. Read More…

May 29, 2014

“Short films matter. Teenage girls matter.” So says filmmaker Jennifer Reeder as to why you need to help support her new film. Read More…

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