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Pat Dowell

Pat Dowell appears in the following:

Cambodia's 'Missing Pictures' Molded From Director's Own Life

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Rithy Panh's new film is a kind of documentary about Cambodians like him and his family who experienced the brutality of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Panh uses clay figurines to tell the story.

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Film Unveils Underpinnings Of Mass Killings In Indonesia

Saturday, July 27, 2013

The film The Act of Killing is the most talked about movie of the year. It's a film that is both fiction and nonfiction. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer talked to the old men in charge of the death squads in Indonesia in the 1960s that killed somewhere between 500,000 to 2 million civilians in the name of thwarting communism.

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Troubles Linger In 'Shadow Dancer'

Saturday, July 13, 2013

The new film from the director of Man on Wire and Project Nim, James Marsh, is a fiction film about the period toward the end of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. It stars Clive Owen and up-and-comer Andrea Riseborough.

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Rescued, Hitchcock's Silent Films Flicker Anew

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Alfred Hitchcock is best known for suspense films like Psycho and Vertigo, but the British director actually began his filmmaking career during the silent era. The Hitchcock 9 is a collection of his silent films, and the only way to see them is the old way — going to the theater.

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'Ginger And Rosa': A Study Of Women's Relationships

Sunday, April 07, 2013

British filmmaker Sally Potter gained worldwide attention with her 1992 film Orlando. Like all of her movies, it was unconventional in its story and structure. Her new film, Ginger & Rosa, is more realistic and direct.

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'Leviathan': The Fishing Life, From 360 Degrees

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Leviathan is a new film that's a documentary, and yet not quite a documentary. The mostly wordless art piece uses tiny cameras and dramatic soundscaping to probe the edges of human-animal interaction off the coast of New England. The filmmakers explain their unusual production process.

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