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#ARRAY Takes Over Twitter Tomorrow

Wednesday May 27th Ava DuVernay’s grassroots film collective AFFRM will host a 12-hour long Twitter takeover, taking questions from fans, to raise awareness for AFFRM’s mission called Array Releasing. Some of my favorite filmmakers are taking part in the 12 … Continue reading

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Beyond Clueless

I may be a film snob when I’m feeling nostalgic and heady at Sundance (don’t get me started on the merits of Charles Burnett and Sidney Peterson) but there is nothing I love more than a good high school flick … Continue reading

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LA Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema

I will never tire of watching or talking about Charles Burnett’s film, “Killer of Sheep,” one of the greatest films ever made. UCLA and The Hammer Museum here in LA did a series called “LA Rebellion: Creating a New Black … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Charles Burnett in Person!

If you spend five minutes talking about film with me I will inevitably bring up Charles Burnett’s classic Killer of Sheep. It is by far one of the greatest films ever made and it’s insane that this amazing filmmaker rarely … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide 2011, Part One

A Chloe bag, our very own S.N.O.B. nameplate necklace (which has become a hit with the ladies), Hermes Jardin Sur Le Nil, still my favorite scent, a collection of Charles Burnett’s films, including the legendary (and my all time favorite) … Continue reading

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Killer of Sheep

I first saw Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep my freshman year at Bard. I instantly decided that this was the kind of film I wanted to make. A quiet observation of life encapsulated in a moving photograph. The film wasn’t … Continue reading

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