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Kbaumlier quoted in the U.K. Guardian – Miranda July’s movie the Future

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Last week I was interviewed about Miranda July’s film The Future, which opened in the U.K. this weekend. The movie focuses on the relationship of a couple have been together for several years but their lives are starting to drift into an odd malaise.  The couple decides to adopt Paw-Paw, a shelter cat, in a month after he’s healed up, […]

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After Coal: Film project focuses on the transition from coal in Appalachia and Wales

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Tom Hansell, an artist and filmmaker I worked with as part of the artist group Fossil Fools has started a new film project called After Coal: Welsh and Appalachian Mining Communities.  This documentary film explores how two mining cultures face the challenge of their dependence on fossil fuels.  Currently the Appalachian coalfields are struggling with chronic unemployment and environmental degradation, […]

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“The only thing you can’t buy used is food.” Film Screening: Urban Roots

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Tonight I went to see a screening of Urban Roots, a film which focused on urban farming in Detroit. The film started by reviewing the history of Detroit and the current state of the city, and then focused on urban farmers who are farming in the middle of neighborhoods, in vacant lots, and in their yards. There were some interesting […]

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