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The One that Got Away hopes a “Remedy” to Post-Production Blues

Screen still from Remedy website.

Screen still from Remedy website. Click image to view film trailer.

Support MFA dream of SVA graduate Cheyenne Picardo by contributing to the post-production of Remedy. On the film’s website, Picardo explains Remedy as “a narrative feature about a young woman who becomes a sex worker almost by accident – first as a dominatrix, then transitioning into a full-time professional submissive.”

In theory, Picardo could potentially delve into a taboo … Continue reading »

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Coffee and Cigarettes: Dedicated to the Sunday hangover

Nothing cures the listlessness of a Sunday like coffee and cigarettes. A cup of black coffee demands attention: Shall I add sugar, or perhaps almond milk, this round? Tastebuds eagerly await their caffeine overcoat every weekend.  The combination is a genuine invitation for dialogue, contemplation, silence. Coffee and Cigarettes, a film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, has become a cult classic in the nearly ten years since its original … Continue reading »

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)

Luis Buñuel’s filmmaking career began with Un chien andalou (1929), the foundation of his Surrealist mind frame and attachment to French film noir. After nearly thirty years spent in the United States and Mexico, he returned to France in the mid 1960s. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) is praised as being the most mature realization of his Surrealist lens and disorienting style of editing. … Continue reading »

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Directors Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler bring us Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, which delineates sunrises and falls of the 25 years of Fishbone, an indescribable band who have created their own funk, while juxtaposing historical events happening in and around their hometown South-Central, Los Angeles, CA.

Not broke but, perhaps, “poor,” Fishbone has been a sensation since the members first met yet have not reached the same mainstream … Continue reading »

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