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2009 Film Issue

Of flyovers, first chances and final bows

Flyover?

You’re yawning. I can see it.

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FILM: In The Cannes

Zach Treitz, ‘Rosemary’ go international

Boston University film school grad Zach Treitz didn’t lie in wait to make a name for himself on the film circuit. He and a few close friends reunited in New York to form Red Bucket Films.

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Heads on a platter

Patience is a virtue for projectionists

Rick O’Neil and Erin Day need to get out more.

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Video TapeWorm

New, encore and low-price DVD releases on Tuesday, June 16

THIS WEEK’S TWIN PEEKS:

MORNING LIGHT

2007; $29.95, PG

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FILM: The kid goes in the picture

It’s a classic Hollywood story: The son of a filmmaker goes to film school and becomes one himself. His fiancée is an agent for contemporary artists.

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FILM: Beckett’s Ghost

‘Alphonso Bow’ raises playwright’s spectre with comedy

The spirit of Samuel Beckett is not dead. Want proof? “Alphonso Bow” is your best bet.

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FILM: Call outs

Zombies, Scott Walker and more at the 4th film fest

Alcohol and movies.

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FILM: Widening the lens on ‘Immigration’

Doctoral student’s research highlights Mexico’s troubles

“You can take a sort of hardline national security perspective or a bleeding heart approach — I think it’s important to go with both,” Roy Germano says of how the U.S.

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FILM: Griffith’s controversial legacy mixed thanks to ‘Birth of a Nation’

Jeers, protests and rotten eggs — how could any film survive that?

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FILM: Sewn Up

Louise Cecil and her house of 10,000 identities

“I knew the face and the figure weren’t going to last forever,” Louise Cecil says as she leads the way through her byzantine Floyd Street costume warehouse, stacked to its I-beams