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Rediscovering 1970s female filmmakers

The other night surfing on Amazon Instant, I stumbled on a long forgotten 1977 film, “First Love,” directed by Joan Darling. The movie is a seriously flawed romantic drama, starring the bland William

‘Between the Lines’: when the underground went mainstream

The news of the closing down of the Boston Phoenix  last year, after 47 years of publication, made me think of the wonderful but largely forgotten 1977 independent film “Between the Lines.” The movie

Why don’t more people know the films of Joan Micklin Silver?

It will be my pleasure to introduce the second “Short Cuts” program at the Garden Cinemas in Norwalk Thursday night. This is the second of two screenings of short films put together by the folks who

Screening Newman’s finest: from ‘Slapshot’ to ‘Nobody’s Fool’

The non-profit Community Theatre in Fairfield is marking the first anniversary of Paul Newman’s death with a week-long film festival that starts today at 4:30 with a screening of the 1973 best picture