How a trip to a local halal food store can expand respect for cuisine and culture: Andrew Coppolino

Medjool dates, pistachios, red lentils, yogurts and lamb chops are ingredients that are commonly enjoyed by many people of many different cultures. But the dishes that they are used to create are perhaps better understood — and perhaps even taste better — when they are placed within a context. Food is only one part of any … Read more

Local Looks. Seventh Edition Meet the jurors

CESAR CEPEDA Plastic artist originally from the city of Puebla, he has worked in film, theater and television production. As director, producer, screenwriter, art director, stop motion animation director, set designer and illuminator. “CEO of Kraneo Estudio” He directed the project “Story of a puppet”, the winning video installation of the contemporary art meeting in … Read more

After COVID hiatus, Dallas International Film Festival puts emphasis on local fare, social justice

After losing a year to coronavirus, the Dallas International Film Festival returns with a shortened, three-day-weekend edition focused on Texas stories and social justice themes. Many of the filmmakers are expected to attend the festival, which takes place Oct. 8-10 at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in the Cedars. “I spent months away from movie theaters but … Read more

The 2021 Dallas Film Festival Has an Excellent Mix of Local Talent and Industry Bigwigs – nonenglishfeed

It’s festival season again. After a jam-packed summer of blockbuster films such as F9, Black Widow and A Quiet Place: Part II, the coming months promise an exciting slate of high-profile award contenders. Hopefully whatever film takes home Best Picture this year will be closer to Parasite or Nomadland, and we can forget about Green Book … Read more

Local Heroes: Vertigo’s Rupert Preston on the howling UK success of ‘100% Wolf’ | Features

In a year that tested even the most powerful film distributors, the UK’s Vertigo Releasing stood out from the pack with a surprise smash hit. As studios virtually abandoned theatrical releases in the wake of the first lockdown and cinemas faced the prospect of re-opening with almost nothing in the way of new titles, Vertigo … Read more

Whanganui film office set up to boost economy, support local talent

A Regional Film Office has been established in Whanganui to stimulate economic growth, support local film industry talent and potentially help grow Whanganui as a regional screen production hub. The Royal Whanganui Opera House has been listed as a potential location for filming in the Whanganui Regional Film Office’s soon-to-be-launched film directory. Photo: Moana Ellis … Read more

WEIS Radio | Local & Area News, Sports, & Weather » Respect earned: Warriors hold off No. 7 Anniston in thriller, 21-20

Cherokee County High School senior CJ Gresham breaks a tackle from an Anniston defender on his way to the end zone Friday night. Photo by Billy Garrett. CENTRE – Cherokee County High School football coach Jacob Kelley felt senior transfer from Saks CJ Gresham needed to get more touches in the Warrior game plan. On … Read more