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Mary Surratt and "The Conspirator"

Hollywood producer Webster Stone entered the world of museum exhibition design with the adrenaline rush he brings to his movies. "We wanted to break it down just like a movie. There's the conspiracy. There's the attacks. There's the arrests," said...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 9, 2011; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Films, Jacqueline Trescott, Local Arts and Culture, Museums, Washington exhibitions  | Tags:  Mary Surratt, Robert Redford, Robin Wright, The Conspirator, Webster Stone, national crime and punishment museum  
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Brazil's gritty favelas through the eyes of Petra Barth

Of all the intimacies shared by the Brazilian trash pickers featured in "Waste Land," artist Vik Muniz's complicated documentary film about the people who sort through Rio's largest dump, it was the pickers' willingness to show us inside their...

By Jessica Dawson  | December 20, 2010; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Films, Jessica Dawson, Reviews  
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2010 Pop Quiz: The Year in Arts

How well do you remember the cultural highs and lows of 2010? The Post's critics have combined forces to test your knowledge of artists from Van Gogh to The Situation.

By Paul Williams  | December 17, 2010; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Ann Hornaday, Anne Midgette, Blake Gopnik, Chris Richards, Classical music, Films, Hank Stuever, Museums, Sarah Kaufman, Smithsonian, TV  | Tags:  best of  
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Local family salutes young filmmakers

Himkar Tak, a Bethesda filmmaker, was inspired to make "Medicine Man" by his contact during his high school years with soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He watched how the families' struggled with paralysis and other wartime injuries. His...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | October 27, 2010; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Films, Jacqueline Trescott  | Tags:  foundation for filmmakers, himkar tak, jesse thompkins III, judith thompkins  
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Festival 'by filmmakers for filmmakers' opens Friday in D.C.

Washington already plays host to many film festivals, but add another to the calendar: the inaugural Reel Independent Film Festival & Extravaganza arrives on Friday. The festival, "created by filmmakers for filmmakers," runs through Sunday at THEARC Theater, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE. The three-day event features various activities, including a hair and glamor show and a comedy showcase on Saturday, and a wine tasting on Sunday.

By By Erin Williams  | October 21, 2010; 7:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Films  
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