Tag: San Diego Film Festival


Seed: The Untold Story A review
30 Sep 2016

Seed: The Untold Story A review

  This documentary should come with a warning label: Caution! This  film might make you throw shit at your screen! While visually stunning, Seed: The Untold Story is also enraging.   Henry Kissenger: If you want to control a country, you control the oil. If you want to control the people, control the food. Dr. Vandana Shiva: If you want to control the food, you...

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Demimonde A review
28 Sep 2016

Demimonde A review

What a sexy film! A tangled web of womanhood that touches on every aspect of the female psyche as women attempt to adjust to aging out of their prime. Demimonde is a Hungarian film with English subtitles based in the 1910s. Mágnás Elza, played by Patricia Kovacs, is a famous courtesan that has the power to seduce any man. Elza has done very well for...

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India’s Daughter
10 Oct 2015

India’s Daughter

India’s Daughter. Wow! I sat in the audience at the screening of India’s Daughter at the San Diego Film Festival, trying not to cry, trying not to cringe. I was only somewhat successful. I knew of the incident because I am a diehard fan of Amy Goodman and DemocracyNow.org. Amy Goodman covered the brutal gang rape of Jyoti Singh Pandey, the 23-year-old medical student by...

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Variety Presents NIGHT OF THE STARS
08 Oct 2015

SDFF Variety Night of the Stars

  October 1, 2015 was the night that the Museum of Contemporary art in San Diego became the gathering place for likeminded fans to pay homage to people in the film industry that are making progressive change.   Adrien Brody was this year’s recipient of the Cinema Vanguard Award. Celebrated for his work in The Pianist, Houdini, The Grand Budapest Hotel and a slew of...

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