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Annecy: ‘Small Town,’ ‘What Would Jesus Do?’ to Unspool at Mifa’s Animation! Focus

ANNECY, France—Walter Tournier’ “Small Town,” TV series “What Would Jesus Do?” and Gastón Gorali’s “Escape to India” are among  five projects to be pitched on Wednesday June 13 at Mifa’s Animation!, a selection of winners at November’s Latin American animation co-production-sales market, held as part of  Buenos Aires’ Ventana Sur. In an alliance between Ventana Sur’s animation mini-mart and the ...

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The Jesus Lizard Announce Tour

The Jesus Lizard have announced new tour dates. The band are set to embark on an eight-show run this September, beginning with a show at the Black Cat in Washington D.C. on September 9. Other cities on the itinerary include Boston, Philadelphia, Detroit, Seattle, and more. Check out the full schedule below. Last year’s Jesus Lizard tour marked the band’s ...

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The World Finally Caught Up With Jesus Christ Superstar

There’s a very obvious reason why Jesus Christ Superstar, the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice-penned rock opera that debuted on Broadway in 1971, has remained such an internationally successful musical theater behemoth. It is, after all, about the most influential figure in human history, a man who has seen his life and legacy interpreted and contextualized by countless artists ...

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Off Broadway Review: ‘Jesus Hopped the A Train’

Some prisoners go out of their minds when confined to the 23-hour isolation wing of Rikers Island prison. In the Signature Theater revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “Jesus Hopped the A Train,” Angel Cruz, played in a painfully sensitive performance by Sean Carvajal, tries his best to pray. But the words escape… Variety

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San Sebastian Film Review: ‘Killing Jesús’

The seductive lure of vengeance, and its ultimate emptiness, are such well-worn cinematic staples that even an authentic sense of place and a very personal story from Argentinian director Laura Mora cannot quite overcome the familiarity of her heartfelt but hesitant sophomore feature, “Killing Jesús.” Yet this low-key morality fable, built out of the tragedy that was the murder of ...

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