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The 2017 edition of BAMcinemaFest continues on through Sunday, June 25, and one thing you might notice in some of the festival’s second-week selections is the way they drew out certain thematic threads introduced in some of the films that have already played in its opening weekend. If The Force offered a sobering look at the challenges law enforcement has faced in recent years, Whose Streets? takes a look at civilians galvanized by what...
Now in its ninth year, BAMcinemaFest, running from June 14-25, continues to highlight the best of American independent film, from hot-topic documentaries and experimental works to studio-supported rising stars and regional gems. Among them are new films from some of our favorite local filmmakers, many of whom took time to answer a few of our questions about not only their respective films, but their lives in Brooklyn, moviegoing and otherwise.   Ana Asensio is the director...
BAMcinemaFest, the city's premiere indie film showcase, continues through Sunday, June 26. Here, BK Mag film critic Kenji Fujishima offers up his picks for the second week and closing weekend. All blurbs by Kenji Fujishima. Spa Night Directed by Andrew Ahn For a film about a young closeted gay Korean-American man who discovers forbidden pleasures at a spa he works at, Spa Night is a surprisingly subdued and detached affair. But perhaps the relative stylistic discreetness of...
The 2016 edition of BAMcinemaFest, the city's premier indie-film showcase, begins tomorrow night, Wednesday the 15th, and continues through Sunday the 26th. Earlier, we introduced you to the local filmmakers featured in the program; below and on the following pages, our critics offer up their picks through the program's opening weekend. Little Men Directed by Ira Sachs In addition to being a touching romance, Sachs’s previous film, Love is Strange, was also a kind of real-estate horror...

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