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Citizen Jane documentary Maidentrip offers fresh perspective

Citizen Jane documentary ‘Maidentrip’ offers fresh perspective

Madi Mertz October 5, 2013

The opening film of the Citizen Jane Film Festival, "Maiden Trip", was shown at the Missouri Theatre last night at 7:30pm. The documentary, which was about the youngest person to sail around the world,...

Citizen Jane Film Festival returns to Columbia

Citizen Jane Film Festival returns to Columbia

Madi Mertz October 4, 2013

This weekend marks the third annual Citizen Jane Film Festival at Stephens College.  The women's college hosts the film festival every year in order to exhibit films made by women.  Only nine percent...

‘About Love’ features shorts to laugh along with at home

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj October 25, 2012

It’s Thursday afternoon, and it seems like it’s been a month or so since Saturday night when I saw a collection of shorts at the Citizen Jane Film Fesitval under the title ‘About Love.’ Reminiscing...

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‘Orchids’ blossoms into a self-reflective, relatable story

Hagar Gov-Ari October 21, 2012

Usually, I can categorize films in two ways: the fun loving movies that entertain you for a good 90 minutes, and end with no impact and the movies which leave you pondering the morals and the meaning...

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‘Existence’ shatters creative boundaries, provokes thought

Lauren Puckett October 21, 2012

There is something haunting, twisted and yet achingly beautiful about “Existence.” The film, shot on the coast of New Zealand, is not only visually gorgeous, but physically chilling. For the first...

‘The World Before Her’ reveals two sides of same nation

Ipsa Chaudhary October 20, 2012

Images flash across the screen. A woman wearing a Rajasthani lehenga, a traditional full length skirt and blouse adorned with a long sash, sweeps the dirt from the road with a broom made of bound twigs....

‘The Playroom’ plays with heartstrings

Daphne Yu October 20, 2012

Oftentimes when eleven o' clock comes and goes and I'm still swamped in all the homework I haven't done, I think to myself, "Wouldn't it be great if I was a kid again?" In the independent film "The Playroom,"...

‘Love and Other Anxieties’ fails to go anywhere

Urmilla Kuttikad October 20, 2012

I walked into the cozy, bright-walled and sofa-stuffed Ragtag theater with high expectations. Upon watching the charming trailer, I decided Lyda Kuth’s "Love and Other Anxieties" just looked like one...

‘Everyman’s Journey’ proves to be as clever as title

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj October 20, 2012

I am not a die-hard fan of Journey (I’ll admit, I only know, and vaguely at that, a few of their hits), but Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey made me wish I were. It has been nearly 40...

‘The List’ exposes the mess America made

Ipsa Chaudhary October 20, 2012

We all know the war in Iraq is over. But is it really for the Iraqis? The documentary "The List" shows the plight of the Iraqi allies of the U.S. and the List Project’s work to save them. The project...

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