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Revisiting Miranda July’s ‘Me and You and Everyone We Know’

On this day in 2005, Miranda July’s Me and You and Everyone We Know won the Special Jury Prize for Originality of Vision—Dramatic at Sundance Film Festival. Miranda’s film, which serves as an early exploration of human connection in the digital age, certainly deserved a prize for originality at the time.… read more.

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Humanity & Community Form the Heart of ‘Cats of Malta’

Before I was born, my mother had a cat with long black fur and green eyes. She had many cats, but those who are familiar with cats know what it means when a cat is really ‘yours’. The day she brought me home from the hospital, the cat took one look at me, a quick sniff, and from then on she didn’t leave my side. My mother lost her cat of years to someone who just showed up on this earth. read more.

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Filmmaker Mel Eslyn’s ‘Biosphere’ Blends the Binary

Biosphere is about a strong and unbreakable bond that brings magic, queerness, and science to the screen. The film opens brilliantly with just two men jogging around a geodesic dome roughly the size of a one bedroom apartment, arguing passionately about the dynamic between Nintendo characters Mario and Luigi.read more.

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Cindy Chupack: From Sitcom to Comic Memoir

Four years ago today, Otherhood was released on Netflix. A comedy about the complexities of motherhood, this film was both heartfelt and hilarious. There is no surprise that it was written and directed by the one and only Cindy Chupack. 

Cindy Chupack is an American filmmaker who has worked on some of the most beloved TV series to date, including Sex and the City and Modern Family.read more.

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Director Miranda de Pencier’s Films Flow From Her Subjects

Five years ago today was the release of The Grizzlies, a film based on a true story about a lacrosse team formed to combat the issue of youth suicide in the town with the highest suicide rate in North America. A truly touching story which found huge critical acclaim, The Grizzlies was created by the incredible Miranda de Pencier. read more.

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Celebrating Phoebe Waller-Bridge On Her Birthday

Happy birthday, Phoebe Waller-Bridge! Today is the perfect day to celebrate one of our generation’s most prized talents. 

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is a British writer, director, and actor, known best for her TV series Fleabag. Born in London, Phoebe began her career as an actor, performing at the Soho Theater and other places in London.read more.

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