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‘Faye’ The Documentary That Captures Dunaway’s Charisma

HBO Documentary Films presents an engaging documentary about Hollywood’s living legend: Faye Dunaway. The Academy Award-winning actress and multi-decade movie star, recalls her professional successes and personal challenges connected to mental health. Laurent Bouzereau is the director of Faye. The experience of the French-American filmmaker in recounting on the silver screen the icons of the…

Iconic ‘Chinatown,’ ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ Writer Robert Towne Died at 89

Photo by Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films – © 1990   Robert Towne, the legendary Oscar-winning auteur noted especially for scripting Chinatown, died on July 1 in Los Angeles at the age of 89. Over a career spanning more than half a century, Towne scripted some of the most iconic films of his generation. His writing…

The Documentary-Only Theater Will Open in Chinatown New York on Sep 23rd

DCTV, one of the nation’s oldest and most honored media arts centers, will open its own nonprofit documentary cinema in New York Friday September 23, 2022. Years in the making and located in its beloved landmarked firehousebuilding in Chinatown, ‘Firehouse: DCTV’s Cinema for Documentary Film’ will feature first run films and curated programs. The theater…

Cannes Film Festival: Nostalgia, Mario Martone’s Adaptation Of Rea’s Novel Gets Nine Minutes Of Applause

Mario Martone’s new film, Nostalgia, is set in Naples, precisely in the Rione Sanità — a neighbourhood that was historically established for the upper crust, but in modern times became one of the most infamous and degraded areas of the city. The motion picture — that adapts Ermanno Rea’s eponymous novel for the silver screen…