REVIEWS

 

 
 

Scary Mother: Sashishi Deda

Georgian director Ana Urushadze makes her feature debut in Scary Mother, a psychological drama that follows middle-aged mother and wife Manana in her decision to finish writing her novel despite her husband’s protests.

 
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Gook: Diasporic Korean Maleness

Winner of Sundance’s Audience Award, Gook is set in Paramount, Los Angeles on a day that many Americans will recall—April 29, 1992—the first day of the LA Civil Unrest and the day that four LAPD officers were acquitted for the beating of Rodney King.

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Fire At Sea: A Necessary Gaze Inward

Gianfranco Rosi’s Academy-Award nominated documentary Fire at Sea observes Europe’s migrant crisis from the vantage point of a Mediterranean island where hundreds of thousands of refugees, fleeing war and poverty, have landed in recent decades.

 
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