REEL 13 BLOG

Bulletin Board: 24 Frames, Friedkin, and Wiazemsky

April 19, 2018 | Harris Pacey

24 Frames Opens Friday, April 20th Museum of Moving Image, various times In the opening of the late Abbas Kiarostami’s 24 Frames, he wonders “to what extent the artist aims to depict the reality of a scene.” What follows is his own deeply personal answer, a series of 24 shorts reimagining photographs he ...

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Bulletin Board: CUNY Film Festival Returns

April 13, 2018 | Chris Mather

The 10th annual CUNY Film Festival returns this month! The CUNY Film Festival is the only CUNY wide, student-run film festival. This year, over 90 films written, directed, or produced by CUNY students, graduates, or alumni will be screened. The screenings will be held at Macaulay Honors College in the ...

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Viewer Guide: Network and Jack, Jules, Esther & Me with Richard Peña

April 13, 2018 | Chris Mather

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | NETWORK This week’s classic is the 1976 satire Network, written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet. Howard Beale is having a meltdown. As portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Peter ...

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Viewer Guide: D.O.A. and Childless with Richard Peña

March 30, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | D.O.A. This week’s classic is the 1950 film noir D.O.A., starring Edmond O’Brien and directed by Rudolph Maté. A good example of a Hollywood “independent” film—financed outside of the studio system with the ...

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Viewer Guide: The Big Lift and Jimmy’s Hall with Richard Peña

March 16, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | THE BIG LIFT   This week’s REEL 13 classic is The Big Lift (1950), a drama starring Montgomery Clift and Paul Douglas, directed by George Seaton. Shot almost entirely on Berlin locations, ...

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Viewer Guide: Raintree County and Get Low with Richard Peña

March 9, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | RAINTREE COUNTY This week’s REEL 13 classic is Raintree County (1957), a romantic Civil War drama adapted from the novel by Ross Lockridge Jr., directed by Edward Dmytryk. Montgomery Clift stars as John ...

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Viewer Guide: Laura and Grandma with Richard Peña

February 23, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | LAURA This week’s REEL 13 classic is Laura (1944), a crime drama that’s often cited as one of the first “film noir” to emerge in the American cinema, starring Gene ...

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Viewer Guide: Julia and An Education with Richard Peña

February 16, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña.  REEL 13 CLASSIC | JULIA Adapted from an autobiographical chapter in playwright Lillian Hellman’s 1973 memoir “Pentimento,” Julia (1977) has transformed into more of a historical mystery rather than a biographical drama, as controversy over ...

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