Serena Donadoni

 

Serena Donadoni is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • The way director Luke Korem introduces his subject in Dealt is the documentary equivalent of the magician's practiced patter, with ardent testimonials introducing audiences to the astounding art of card mechanic Richard Turner. It takes a...

  • The makers of Trafficked walk a fine line, embedding their advocacy in an action film and conveying the horror of sexual slavery without edging into exploitation. Director Will Wallace (Red Wing) achieves this balance by emphasizing...

  • Anyone who's worked in food service will attest to the copious amount of waste generated at every meal. Directors Anna Chai and Nari Kye begin their debut documentary with some bad news: That's just the tip of the iceberg lettuce, as an obscene...

  • The blunt, insistent documentary Architects of Denial is built upon a central thesis: The refusal of Turkey's government (and its ally the United States) to acknowledge the systematic elimination of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 as...

  • There's a glorious tension in Vincent Van Gogh's paintings, the thick paint holding each of the artist's gestures like an insect in amber, and the long-hardened material still appearing to shiver and pulse. Animators Dorota Kobiela and Hugh...

  • Emanuele Della Valle follows in the footsteps of other European directors fascinated with America's wide-open spaces and transitory communities. His choppy feature debut, Wetlands, has the visual markers of noir, using the autumnal gloom...

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