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One more from T/F 2012 – “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”

The most telling contrast in Alison Klayman’s film about Ai Weiwei is in his voice. When the Chinese artist and activist is speaking English, his voice is calm and measured, patiently and steadily guiding the viewer through his philosophy, art, … Continue reading

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T/F Day 2: Abendland

The hits kept coming at True/False Saturday, the third day of the fest. Columbia’s unparalleled enthusiasm is on full display, matching the excellent programming of the festival. More thoughts about the films, catching up with one I saw Friday night. … Continue reading

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T/F Day Two: “Gypsy Davy”

Toward the end of Rachel Leah Jones’ film Gypsy Davy, screening at the True/False Film Festival, the filmmaker alludes to a classic lyric by concluding that her estranged father “was not strumming [her] pain, but his own.” The same could … Continue reading

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True/False Film Festival: Greetings

Greetings from day two of the True/False Film Festival in Columbia, MO. Now that preparations are in order, we can ignore the issue of why I’m here and focus on the always-outstanding programming and general vibe of the festival, which … Continue reading

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