MovieMatters | The Good Fight

Ben Holman’s Award Winning Documentary ‘The Good Fight’ shares the story of one man who through Boxing saves young people living in Rio’s favela’s

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#MovieMatters | Kevin Wilson Jr.’s My Nephew Emmett joins the Academy’s Live Action Short Film Shortlist

Kevin Wilson’s haunting film My Nephew Emmett shares the horrific tale of the young African American Emmett Till, who in 1955 was savagely murdered by two white men whilst visiting his uncle in Mississippi.  The tale is told from his uncle’s point of view and has notched up some impressive awards, including the Student Academy Award. Now this visually ravishing film has been selected for the Academy’s Live Action Short Film shortlist and joins the Oscar race.

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#InspireLSEntertainment | Nordic International Film Festival Announce Their Opening Night Film and their 2017 Line-up

The Nordic Film Festival is proud to announce their third year line up, with 24 competing films of Nordic and International decent. 83% of the films have female producers, directors and writers! The opening night feature is the international premiere of Finland’s and ‘Man and a Baby’, directed by Marja Pyykkö. That will screen at 7pm at the renowned Scandinavia House on Park Avenue, New York.

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#MovieMatters | Liv Karin Dahlstrøm?s Award winning Film Women and Wine Takes Home The Jury Prize at Seattle International Film Festival  

Director Liv Karin Dahlstrøm and Producer Isak Eymundsson has been sweeping the boards at film festivals throughout the world, having been selected for 13 festivals and taking home the Oscar qualifying award at the Seattle International Film Festival. The film stars the well-known and popular Norwegian actress Marit Adeleide Andreassen.

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#MovieMatters | Detroit (Review)

I defy anyone with an active conscience and a definitive moral of what is right and what is wrong to watch Detroit and not find it very difficult and uncomfortable to sit through; especially if you’re black. Having to watch anyone, human or animal be subjected to systematic brutality especially at the hands of people who’re supposed to protect and serve you.

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#MovieMatters | Detroit (Trailer)

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, Will Poulter and Jason Mitchell.

Released: August 25

Kathryn Bigelow-directed “Detroit” recounts a harshly intense chapter in United States history where vigilant and prejudice police office Philip Krauss (Will Poulter) raids the Alger Motel in Detroit, Michigan in search of a notorious sniper.

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#MovieMatters | The Dark Tower

Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Starring: Katheryn Winnick, Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba and Tom Taylor.
Released: August 4

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#MovieMatters | Netflix Acquires International Rights to British Comedy ‘Amar Akbar & Tony’

A Sikh, a Muslim and an Irish Catholic take stock of their lives in contemporary London in Atul Malhotra’s coming of age comedy drama Amar Akbar & Tony. This landmark independent film is the first western film to feature a turbaned Sikh in the lead.

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