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BIFA 2010 After Party

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Sundays nights have gotten a bad reputation as depressing, end-of-the-weekend, nights in.

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Interview with actresses Émilia Dérou Bernal and Salomé Blechmans, of Donoma

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It is a sort of an indie coup, a small French film produced on a $200 budget, written, directed, lit, shot, and produced by one man, and intended for only one personal screening, goes on to be a selec

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Interview with Eric Weiss, director of Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry

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Entering the interview room I immediately recognized director Erich Weiss by the colorful sleeve tattooed down his left arm.

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Interview with Jonnie Hurn, Paul Hills, and Marc Warren, of Do Elephants Pray?

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In anticipation of the Raindance screening of Do Elephants Pray, my colleague, Ellie, and I had the opportunity to sit down with the three men behind the film.

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Raindance Highlights 2010

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The past week and a half has flown by in the blur of films and festivities that is Raindance. It was my first year at the festival and I found the experience quite overwhelming, but in a good way.

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Festival Daily - Sunday 10 Oct

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The 18th Raindance Festival came to a close yesterday, after a week and a half of superb entertainment. The day was no less packed than the previous, starting with the 99 Minute Editing School.

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Festival Daily - Saturday 9 Oct

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Saturday meant the second to last day of the festival, full of films, classes and even a new talent screening.

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Festival Daily - Friday 8 Oct

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It’s hard to believe yesterday was Friday, leaving us with just a few more days to cram in as many films as possible before all the wonderful madness comes to an end.

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Interview with director Carol Dysinger

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Over three years Carol Dysinger, a professor at NYU, spent ten months living in Afghanistan.

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Interview with director Nancy Durrell McKenna

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Female Genital Mutilation, the practice of circumcising girls and women to keep them chaste, is practiced in 28 countries around the world including the United Kingdom.

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