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June discussion films

Producer’s Film Picks for June 2017 The theme for this month – Life on The Cutting Room Floor Theatrical release Obit (2017) Directed by Vanessa Gould (Between the Folds). Edited by Kristin Bye. Synopsis/reviews: “The doc’s chief enjoyment is twofold, … Continue reading

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May 2017 discussion films

Producer’s Film Picks for May 2017 The theme for this month – Bolivian Sunsets: Fading Lights Trilogy Theatrical release The Lost City of Z (2017) Written and directed by James Gray. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller and Tom … Continue reading

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Producer’s film picks for April 2017

The theme for this month – Empathy’s Ocean The Grand Cinema film: The Red Turtle Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit. Written by de Wit and Pascale Ferran. This film was nominated at the 2017 Oscars for Best Animated Film. … Continue reading

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March 2017 picks for Film Club

Producer’s Film Picks for March 2017 The theme for this month – What’s Going On: Essays on US Racism Theatrical Release I Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck (“Sometimes in April” (2005), “Lumumba” (2000)) and edited by Alexandra … Continue reading

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Producer’s Film Picks for February 2017

  The theme for this month – Immigrant Lives Matter Theatrical Release Lion (2016) Adapted from the a Saroo Bierley memoir, written by Luke Davies and directed by Garth Davis The films stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny … Continue reading

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January 2017 Discussion Films

Producer’s Film Picks for January 2017 This month’s theme: Dreams and Other Misdemeanors Theatrical Release La La Land (2016) Written and directed by Damien Chazelle The films stars Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling and John Legend. “Filming in glorious anamorphic CinemaScope … Continue reading

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Potluck & Film tonight at CSL

Producer’s Film Picks for December 2016 The theme for this month – Stand Up and Be Counted: Bully Culture and US Society   Theatrical Release Moonlight (2016) Written with Tarell McCraney, directed and written by Barry Jenkins The films stars … Continue reading

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November Film Club selections

Producers’ Film Picks for November 2016 The theme for this month – Interiors: What Makes a Story Observable Theatrical Release Certain Women (2016) Written and directed by Kelly Reichardt. Based on short stories by Maile Meloy. The film stars Laura … Continue reading

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October film selections

Producer’s Film Picks for October 2016 The theme for this month – Women and the Wind Theatrical Release Queen of Katwe (2016) Written by William Wheeler and directed by Mira Nair. The film stars Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and Madina … Continue reading

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Film Club Selections for September 2016

Producer’s Film Picks for September 2016 The theme for this month – Three American Paintings: Arcs of Color Theatrical Release Southside With You (2016) Written and directed by Richard Tanne. 84 minutes. The film stars Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter. … Continue reading

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