Articles from May 2019

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Avant-Garde Shining in Iowa City

April 18-20th brought a packed weekend of experimental nonfiction documentaries that showcased the art of avant-garde filmmaking .

A Wild Ride that's Sure to Please [THE MUSTANG]

Based on an actual prison rehabilitation program in Carson City, Nevada, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s The Mustang (2019) is an intense, heartfelt film full of surprises. Following the story of Roman Coleman, played by Matthias Schoenaerts, audiences are given a glimpse into the life of a convict.