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‘Logan’ Director James Mangold Discusses His Early Career, Mentor Alexander Mackendrick

James Mangold was first mentioned in Variety on June 30, 1982, when he won a $ 1,000 student prize for the sound on his film “Future View.” At California Institute of the Arts, he found a mentor in director Alexander Mackendrick (“The Ladykillers,” “Sweet Smell of Success”), who stressed the importance of character and story rather than “fine-art” film-school fanciness. It’s a ...

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Morelia: Bernardo Arellano Discusses Impulso Morelia’s ‘Serpent’s Paradise’

MORELIA, Mexico — Impulso Morelia is a works in progress forum where nearly finished films are screened for an industry audience which are given the opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions on ways to polish the film’s final cut. The first picture screened at this year’s Impulso was Bernardo Arellano’s “Serpent’s Paradise.” The film then capped off the week ...

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Morelia: ‘From Afar’s’ Lorenzo Vigas Discusses Documenting His Family in ‘The Orchid Seller’

MORELIA, Mexico — Oswaldo Vigas, one of Venezuela’s most prolific and influential painters of the twentieth century, is the subject of “The Orchid Seller,” a documentary screening at this year’s Morelia Film Festival, which world premiered last year at Venice. The film was directed by the painter’s son Lorenzo Vigas, an established artist in his own right having been nominated ...

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