Peter Wong

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RICH HILL—Film Review

Posted August 20, 2014 by

“Rich Hill,” the US Documentary Grand Jury Prize winner at the most recent Sundance Film Festival, is not a film for cinematic poverty tourists.  In the course of filmmaking cousins’ Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo’s multi-year portrait, none
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FRAMELINE 38 LGBT FILM FESTIVAL WRAPUP—“OF GIRLS AND HORSES,” “COMPARED TO WHAT: THE IMPROBABLE JOURNEY OF BARNEY FRANK,” “WETLANDS,” “FUN IN BOYS SHORTS,” AND “I FEEL LIKE DISCO”

Posted July 3, 2014 by

The three main female characters in Monika Truet’s new film “Of Girls And Horses” can be summarized by horse personality types.  Sullen delinquent lead character Alex is of course wild and untamed.  Horse trainer and lesbian Nina has been semi-domesticated
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A COFFEE IN BERLIN (aka OH BOY!)—Film Review

Posted June 18, 2014 by

Bay Area cinephiles making the trek to the 2013 Cinequest Film Festival had the first chance to see the award-winning German comedy “Oh Boy!”  That ruefully wry comedy could have sunk into festival travel limbo, with limited American audience exposure. 
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