Eli Boonin-Vail

Eli Boonin-Vail

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Eli Boonin-Vail is a first year Master’s candidate in Cinema Studies with an interest in Prison cinema, masculinity in film, and feminist film theory. Before coming to the University of Iowa, he studied film, history, and gender studies at Brandeis University and worked as an associate producer on an independent documentary in Boston. Eli’s favorite directors are Federico Fellini, John Ford, and Hirokazu Koreeda.

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Reports from True/False 2018 (Part 2)

by Molly BagnallShirkers (directed by Sandi Tan) When you’re young and full of ideas and dreams, it feels like nothing can stop you from realizing them. This is where Shirkers begi...

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From the Blog

Reports from True/False 2018 (Part 1)

by Molly Bagnall   MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. (directed by Stephen Loveridge)A much-anticipated film of the festival, this was the first movie I reserved my tickets for weeks in advance, ...

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