Classic Flicks: Morris’ Gates of Heaven
German filmmaker Werner Herzog promised to eat his shoe if friend and fellow filmmaker Errol Morris were to complete his documentary on pet cemeteries and have it shown in theaters. Sure enough, Gates of Heaven – Morris’ feature debut – was released in 1978, forcing Herzog to eat both his words and his shoe.
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‘Silent Souls’ best film, Andrew Garfield best actor at Abu Dhabi Fest
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 : Russian filmmaker Aleksei Fedorchenk’s “Silent Souls” won the best narrative film award and Andrew Garfield, who will be seen as Peter Parker in “Spider-Man 4”, won the best actor award for his performance in “Never Let Me Go” at the fourth Abu Dhabi Film Festival Friday.
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Documentary shows Hollywood hard times for Chinese actress
It was a single image that drew documentary filmmaker Yunah Hong towards the life of Hollywood actress Anna May Wong. In it, Wong is still 17 years old, the year is 1922, and she is staring back boldly at the camera.
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Hardcore New Jersey surfer and survivor
The cold has cleared the sunbathing crowds from New Jersey’s beaches, yet the freezing temperatures won’t keep some surfers out of the water.
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