Anthony Kaufman

Ira Sachs

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"I'm interested in understanding the conflicts and complexities of identity," says Ira Sachs, "and how a person can play many different roles in their life at the same time."

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Jose Rivera

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Before becoming the revolutionary "Che," young medical student Ernesto Guevara de la Serna joins his friend Granado on an eight-month, 8,000-mile journey across Latin America astride an aging…

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Joshua Marston

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When a 17-year-old Colombian girl, with dreams of escaping her small town, traffics heroin to the United States, the trip is far more perilous -- and permanent -- than she expected.

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Alexander Payne

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With "Sideways," his full-bodied fourth feature, Alexander Payne has moved from the fringes of Hollywood to front and center as the embodiment of a new humanism in American cinema.

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Mike Leigh

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British maverick Mike Leigh seems a tad disappointed that his abortionist drama "Vera Drake" has not become embroiled in America's culture wars. "There hasn't been many vociferous negative reactions…

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Building character

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While the glory days of personal and political studio pictures like "Easy Rider" and "Midnight Cowboy" may seem long gone, replaced by a global-blockbuster mentality, a number of this year's most…

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They'll take Manhattan

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Is New York's film industry finally getting an awards presentation it can be proud of? After 13 years of playing second fiddle to a host of kudocasts and annual accolades, the Independent Feature…

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Shouting match

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There may be small movies at this year's Academy Awards, but there are no small Oscar campaigns. Specialty divisions have dominated much of the year's campaigning, with Warner Independent Pictures…

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The Woodsman

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Has Kevin Bacon's time finally come? His performance in last year's "Mystic River" finally gave him widespread recognition, a Screen Actors Guild award and a Boston Society of Film Critics prize…

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