Howie Movshovitz

Howie Movshovitz appears in the following:

Opening Indonesia's Eyes In 'The Look Of Silence'

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Joshua Oppenheimer's sequel to the award-winning documentary The Act of Killing follows an optician seeking to confront the men who killed his brother during the Indonesian genocide.


In 'Two Days,' A Mother Lobbies Coworkers For Her Job

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The latest movie from filmmaking brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne stars Marion Cotillard as a young mother who fights to keep from getting screwed over by her colleagues at work.


'Mr. Turner' About A Man Trying To Find His Place In The World

Friday, December 19, 2014

The new film from British director Mike Leigh, Mr. Turner, takes up an historical figure: iconic British painter JMW Turner. But it also incorporates another theme of Leigh's: the human story of the working person. Painting was Turner's job and he was as down to earth as a factory worker.


A Native American Story That Leaves 'Feathers Or Leather' Cliches Behind

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith knew American Indian writer James Welch — he was a family friend. But as non-Native Americans, they had concerns about adapting his iconic novel, Winter in the Blood.


Bertrand Tavernier, Playing Geopolitics For Laughs

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Known for serious films such as The Clockmaker and 'Round Midnight, the French filmmaker has turned to comedy — with a serious undertone — in his latest film, The French Minister.


Martin Scorsese Takes Poland's Communist-Era Art Films On The Road

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The filmmaker fell in love with Polish cinema in college, and the images have stayed with him ever since. "I close my eyes, I see them," he says. "They're very vivid, expressive, immediate." Scorsese's festival of 21 handpicked movies will travel to 30 American cities.

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A Revealing '60s 'Portrait,' Opening Eyes In Theaters Again

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Shirley Clarke's 1967 film Portrait of Jason has returned to theaters after a meticulous restoration. As a historian and a documentarian tell reporter Howie Movshovitz, it's as remarkable in many ways today as it ever was.


Cristian Mungiu: Metaphor Or Not, 'Hills' Has Eyes For Romania's Past

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Already the poster child for his country's so-called New Wave of filmmakers, the director takes another realistic dive into the post-Communist Eastern Bloc with Beyond the Hills. Though he hesitates to call it a straight metaphor, the symbolism of the film is uncanny.