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Daily Archives: November 22, 2019

SMS Faculty Member John Peter Didato Selected as Winner of 2019 Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum for “Ciao, Sesame Street” Documentary

“Ciao, Sesame Street” a documentary directed by Professor John Peter Didato was selected as the winner of the 2019 Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. The award was announced by directors Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame) during The National Italian American Foundation’s 44th Anniversary

Jayro Bustamante’s “Temblores” Opens 11/29

“A magnificently unflinching film from a master director in the making.” —Carlos Aguilar, The Wrap “Grade: A- There are any number of movies about gay men trying to liberate themselves from the long shadow of heteronormative oppression… but few have been told with the extraordinary nuance or

November on Filmatique: Queer Cinema

Filmatique’s Queer Cinema series continues with I Killed My Mother, Xavier Dolan’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a teenage boy’s relationship with his single mother as he wrestles with the decision to come out. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.

Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins and Erin Lee Carr, Dec 4 @ 6:30

Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins + Erin Lee Carr Known as the ‘Doyenne of Documentaries,’ Sheila Nevins has produced dozens of Oscar, Peabody, and Emmy-winning films (“When the Levees Broke,” “Citizenfour”). Nevins recently left HBO — after an incredible 38-year run — to lead MTV’s new documentary division. Erin