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The Dallas Art Fair sends word this morning that we should block off April 8-10, 2011 on our calendars for next year’s event.
The Dry Land and Waste Land took home the top prizes on Friday night at the Dallas Film Society Honors awards banquet.
We’re nearing the end of the festival. If you haven’t made it out to see anything yet, no time like the present:
Monday afternoon, the Dallas International Film Festival held the first of its Industry Speakeasies on the Central 214 patio at the Hotel Palomar. The idea is to get together people involved in various aspects of the film and television biz to talk about a particular issue. Monday’s topic was billed as “The new film revival […]
DIFF LOOKS SOUTH OF THE BORDER: A little later today, I’ll post my Tuesday picks for the Dallas International Film Festival. But today’s biggest event is the fest’s celebration of Mexican cinema in honor of Mexico’s bicentennial, which will happen at the Latino Cultural Center.
Filmmaker Chris Howell spent seven years following Coach Greg Hatleyand several young boxers from Oak Cliff as they fought for a shot at the Olympics. Rather than being a ringside version of ‘Hoop Dreams,’ Howell’s documentary ‘Sweet Science’ is as much about the coach, the heart and soul of the film, as it is a tale of troubled young athletes trying to make it. ‘Sweet Science’ screens tonight at the Dallas International Film Festival.
The Art&Seek team gets around. Where Were We is a new occasional feature about where we – and our guest bloggers – have been recently. Kicking it off w/a couple stops I made this weekend. Tale of Two Art Shows: First up – The Southwest Black Fine Arts Show at the African American Museum Friday […]
In Dance With the One, a low-level drug slinger, Nate, is trusted with a huge stash. He locks it up in a safe place where no one will ever find it. But, of course, someone does. And if Nate wants to save his hide, he’d better track down the thief.
The setup is a classic film structure, used in everything from The Maltese Falcon to Raiders of the Lost Ark to Pulp Fiction. When done properly, the drug stash, briefcase, statuette, etc. sets the plot in motion, and the action tells us about the personalities and desires of the characters who inhabit the film.
Before you start, yes – I realize we’re mere hours away from Night 2 of the Dallas International Film Festival and here I am finally posting about Night 1. But I have a good excuse – I was at the Dallas Theater Center’s 2010-11 season announcement this morning. Still working on cloning myself. Anywhoo … […]