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    SMART NEWSCultural TravelThe Windmill That Gave Paris’ Moulin Rouge Its Name Is Now an Airbnb—And Is Booking for Just $1A lavish room atop the iconic performance venue will welcome travelers for three nights in JuneOriginally founded in 1889, the Mo...
    SMART NEWSThieves Stole, Hacked Up and Sold Sculpture That Honored Famed Native American BallerinaThe culprits sawed the life-sized bronze tribute to Marjorie Tallchief into piecesEmployees at an Oklahoma recycling center found several pieces of a stolen ...
    Courtesy: Cinetic MediaIn the days before Russian forces invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, Danish filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmontthe director of two critically acclaimed documentaries shot in the Eastern European nationbegan to field messages reporting of i...
    It's been 26 years since Tom Cruise debuted as IMF agent Ethan Hunt in the first Mission: Impossible film and in that time, the actor has reprised the role for five additional films with two more on the way. But while it will be some time before we s...
    @Punchline CinemaOnly one entirely French short film made it into competition at Cannes 2021, Adrian MoyseDullins The Right Words. Not finished there, the short has enjoyed an award-winning festival run which caps off this month at the Sundance Film...
    Credit: Leonardo FelicianoSelected for Sundances 2022 World Dramatic Competition and winner of Ventana Surs $10,000 Paradiso WIP Award, Mars One returns Brazils Gabriel Martins to to the sense of 2019s In the Heart of the World of a society yearning...
    Courtesy of Chia Bella James/WarWith Dune, Denis Villeneuve confirms that he is a visionary director. Adapted from Frank Herberts 1965 novel, Dune is set in the year 10191 and Villeneuve salutes his artisans who helped him create the look and sound o...
    Ashley ConvingtonAkira Armstrong’s Pretty Big Movement dance company set out to destroy stereotypes in the dance world — and now that story is getting the Hollywood treatment in a new film.Set at Warner Bros. for HBO Max, “Pretty Bi...
    Courtesy of Quantrell Colbert/Sundance InstituteCarey Williams (“R#J”) hits Sundance with Emergency, the feature he and screenwriter KD Dvila developed from their darkly comic short, also titled Emergency.The film follows straight-A stude...
    Courtesy of Sundance InstituteThe same day faded-romance drama A Love Song screened for the Sundance Film Festival, I caught an interview with Marilyn Bergman on NPR in which the late lyricist described the time director Richard Brooks came to her an...
    Courtesy of Sundance InstituteWe have only just settled into the genial rhythms of Gabriel Martins “Mars One,” meeting one by one the loving, yearning family of four at its heart when, like capable, brassy matriarch Trcia (Rejane Faria),...
    Sundance Film FestivalBlack women, along with Native Americans and Alaska natives, are three times more likely to die before, during or after having a baby, and more than half of these deaths are preventable, according to the Centers for Disease Cont...
    Courtesy of Sundance InstituteHeres the thing about bank robbery movies: No one ever roots for the bank. The tellers rarely seem like real people; the institutions dont need the money; the insurance companies take the hit. But even if our sympathies...
    Courtesy of Sundance Film Festival/Jonathan HickersonWarnerMedia Access Festivals, a film festival program designed to support emerging filmmakers, is expanding into the U.S. with its debut today at the Sundance Film Festival.The WarnerMedia talent d...