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Ricardo Gallegos

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REVIEW (DXIFF21): ‘Attica’ Is a Visceral and Skillfull Retelling of an Historic Uprising

Director: Traci A. Curry and Stanley Nelson Synopsis: Stanley Nelson examines the largest prison uprising in US history, conducting dozens of new interviews with inmates, journalists, and other witnesses. The phrase “It didn’t have...

Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival 2021 – A Dive into the Film Program and Symposium

The Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival is not only a showcase of powerful nonfiction filmmaking but a highly useful opportunity to hone your journalism skills and learn from some of the best...

Interview with the Sound Team of CODA – Martin Pinsonnault, Alexandra Fehrman & Jared Detsikas

Siân Heder’s CODA is a charming and moving family film about a teenager pursuing her singing dreams while struggling to let go of her deaf family. It’s also a powerful story to...

Creating a Gothic Awakening – Interview with TO KILL THE BEAST Director Agustina San Martín

Having its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, the Argentine film To Kill the Beast takes us into a surreal journey filled with evocative imagery under a gothic atmosphere....

The Complexities of Understanding Your Past – Interview with ‘Comala’ Director Gian Cassini

In the Mexican documentary Comala, filmmaker Gian Cassini does a deep dive into his own past to investigate the life and death of a Tijuana hitman nicknamed ‘El Jimmy,’ a man who...

Movie Review (TIFF 2021): ‘Burning’ is a Devastating and Crucial Documentary About the Australian Black Summer

Director: Eva Orner Synopsis: Looks at the deadly Australian bushfires of 2019-2020, known as 'Black Summer'. An exploration of what happened as told from the perspective of victims of the fires, activists, and...

Movie Review (Venice 2021): ‘Django & Django – Sergio Corbucci Unchained’ is a Study on Sergio Corbucci’s influence on Tarantino

Director: Luca Rea Synopsis: Documentary about legendary director Sergio Corbucci featuring previously unseen material from the time, testimonies, and reconstructions used to present a unique period in cinema.  In Once Upon a Time in...

Movie Review: ‘Isabella’ is a Kaleidoscopic Film of Uncertainties

Director: Matías Piñeiro Writer: Matías Piñeiro Stars: María Villar, Agustina Muñoz, Pablo Sigal, Gabriela Saidon Synopsis: Mariel wants to play Isabella in Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure". Luciana, who is also an actress, helps her rehearse...

Ricardo Gallegos

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