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Features

Wednesday, January 14 2009

Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008

With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.


Reviews

Tuesday, February 1 2011

'Soul Kitchen' Is the Latest from One of the World's Most Humanist Directors, Fatih Akin

This loose, shambling and funny about-face from Turkish-German maestro Fatih Akin confirms his place in the forefront of contemporary European directors.


Thursday, September 30 2010

'Soul Kitchen': Undercooked

Fatih Akin's Soul Kitchen includes zany components, but in the end, it's undercooked.


Monday, December 15 2008

Edge of Heaven (Auf der anderen Seite)

Redemption is possible, but reconciliation is often tempered by an emotional distance that can never quite be eradicated.


Blogs

Friday, April 30 2010

Let's Hear It for American Indies!

Best of the fest! Back to back screenings late into Saturday night restores this reviewer's faith in American indies and reaffirms the brilliance of Turkish-German director Fatih Akin at the Eighth Annual Independent Film Festival of Boston.


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