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‘The Recorder Exam’ strikes notes and nerves

Director Bora Kim on Saturday took home the Woodstock Film Festival’s Best Student Short Film award for “The Recorder Exam,” which was Kim’s thesis film for the Columbia University MFA program she graduated from. The film is a heart string-tugging human tale of 9-year-old Eunhee, who nervously awaits her impending recorder exam at school as [...]

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MacLean: Winning WFF award ‘feels great’

Andrew O. MacLean’s debut feature film “On the Ice” brought home one of Saturday’s Woodstock Film Festival Maverick Awards’ most coveted prizes: the Best Narrative Feature award (along with best cinematography for Lol Crawley). On Sunday, MacLean was still glowing from his big win the night before — namely, the momentum he expects the film [...]

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D’Onofrio talks Kubrick in Actors Dialogue

Vincent D’Onofrio’s initial conversation with Stanley Kubrick was unconventional, to say the least. He shared the story of his first encounter with the legendary director at Sunday morning’s WFF Actors Dialogue panel at Utopia Studios. D’Onofrio, who got his big-screen break as the unstable, overweight Pvt. Leonard “Gomer Pyle” Lawrence in Kubrick’s iconic Vietnam War [...]

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Ruffalo: Fracking ‘needs to be stopped’

The Woodstock Film Festival presented its inaugural Meera Gandhi Giving Back Award to Oscar-nominated actor and Sullivan County resident Mark Ruffalo on Saturday for his activism in the anti-hydraulic fracking movement. “I don’t feel that great,” Ruffalo admitted as he accepted the award from Gandhi. “I feel like there’s a lot of work still to [...]

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Tony Kaye sings his thanks

At Saturday’s Woodstock Film Festival awards ceremony, “American History X” director Tony Kaye accepted his honorary Maverick Award in an unprecedented fashion: with a song. After explaining the reason he came to America was “to work with the actors here” (Kaye hails from the U.K.) and giving a brief thanks for the Maverick Award while [...]

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‘Africa Diary’ takes news-like approach

Associate producer Brendan MacDevette, along with director L.M. Kit Carson and producers Cynthia Hargrave and Allan McLennan, took a journalistic approach to their docu-series “Africa Diary.” “Ours is kind of like news,” said MacDevette. “Like, check it out – here’s what’s going on in Africa right now. Here’s the news that no one’s reporting.” Instead [...]

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