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AFF Review- Santoalla

The documentary film Santoalla builds suspense, as soon as it begins by revealing a series of mysteries that have shaped this small town in northwestern Spain. From the distance, Santoalla blends into the strikingly beautiful forest-covered hills surrounding it. Close-up, the town appears to be abandoned, with houses in various

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Killing Me Softly

          I recently had the good fortune to contemplate and enjoy The Act of Killing, the groundbreaking documentary from director Joshua Oppenheimer, when Drafthouse Films exhibited this work during a brief Austin run. The Act of Killing is a fascinating work of metaliterary documentary filmmaking that

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