Author Archive: Sanela Djokovic

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CINEMATOGRAPHY

CINEMATOGRAPHY

| January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

“A cinematographer has to design and write a story, starting at the beginning, through the evolution to the end. That’s why I consider my profession is as a writer of light,” shares Italian cinematographer and three-time Academy Award Winner, Vittorio Storaro, one of 16 voices lending their individual sage about their craft to Cinematography, a […]

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ANOTHER HAPPY DAY

ANOTHER HAPPY DAY

| November 18, 2011

Amidst all the hopelessness and despair, the murkiness and affliction, the chemical imbalances and drug use, the repression and psychoses, a definitively distinguished cast, with an especially remarkable Ellen Barkin at the helm, shapes a family we can all recognize. Another Happy Day uses a run-of-the-mill platform of a wedding to air out the enduring […]

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When Harry Tries to Marry

When Harry Tries to Marry

| October 18, 2011

Arranged marriage or marrying for love? That seems to be the question. Valid cases can be made for both and the debate can set the foundation for a promising, thoughtful and witty romantic comedy. It really is too bad that When Harry Tries to Marry is none of those things. Culture clashes and identity struggles […]

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Director Daron Ker Discusses His Work & The Future of Film in Cambodia

Director Daron Ker Discusses His Work & The Future of Film in Cambodia

| October 10, 2011

Documentary filmmaking has brought Daron Ker to tremendous points, from returning to his homeland of Cambodia for the first time since he was a child to the depths of biker culture and the life of the Fryed Brothers. With a rich background and a unique vista that comes through in his filmmaking and sheds light […]

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HELL AND BACK AGAIN

HELL AND BACK AGAIN

| October 5, 2011

Skillfully and fluently, photojournalist and director Danfung Dennis presents us with a poignant panorama capturing the phantoms of the battlefields in rural Afghanistan and those facing a young wounded Marine at home in North Carolina. With polished imagery, unmuddled matter and harsh truths, Hell and Back Again is a salient composition on the war in […]

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BUCK

BUCK

| October 4, 2011

How does a documentary about a child trick-roper turned cowboy turned horse whisperer serve as an all-encompassing reflection of the human condition? How can a man named Buck not only amaze people with the way he understands and communicates with horses, but actually make us think introspectively– and not just the horse owners who visit […]

BASEBALL’S GREATEST GAMES: DEREK JETER’S 3,000TH HIT

BASEBALL’S GREATEST GAMES: DEREK JETER’S 3,000TH HIT

| September 20, 2011

“Hopefully, he can play himself in his own movie,” said Tampa Bay Rays outfielder and former Yankee, Johnny Damon, about his old teammate Derek Jeter after the Rays lost to the Yankees on July 9, 2011, the day that Derek Jeter got his 3,000th hit. In the weeks leading up to this landmark event, the […]

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BASEBALL’S GREATEST GAMES: 2003 ALCS GAME 7

BASEBALL’S GREATEST GAMES: 2003 ALCS GAME 7

| September 6, 2011

New York Yankees fans probably have innings eight through eleven recorded on a VHS tape labelled ALCS 2003 Game 7, Aaron Boone!!! , or Who’s your daddy, Pedro? Their VCRs were set for when, as Derek Jeter put it, the ghosts would show up and bring them closer to restoring the Yankees to their rightful […]

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BASEBALL’S GREATEST GAMES: 1960 WORLD SERIES GAME 7

BASEBALL’S GREATEST GAMES: 1960 WORLD SERIES GAME 7

| September 6, 2011

It was the first and only Game 7 World Series-winning, walk-off home run in the history of Major League Baseball, and it punctuated an outstanding series filled with oddities. During the national broadcast of the 1960 World Series on NBC, Pittsburgh Pirates announcer Bob Prince called it the “zaniest World Series you could ever witness, […]

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CIRCUMSTANCE

CIRCUMSTANCE

| August 25, 2011

Driven by lyrical tension and sensuality, Circumstance is a striking and impassioned debut effort from Iranian-American filmmaker Maryam Keshavarz that cohesively sculpts the social and political context of modern-day Tehran within the story of two spirited teenage girls that share each other’s discontent, passions, and desires. Atafeh (Nikohl Booshari) comes from a privileged, intellectual family […]

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