Vin Diesel’s One Race Org Gives Dominican Film Industry a Boost

02. June 2014 Uncategorized 0
Inspired by his own success as a multicultural filmmaker, Vin Diesel developed the One Race Global Film Foundation. Allegra Tepper @allegraceline Eight years ago, Vin Diesel’s quest to make “Hannibal” opened the door to another passion. Searching the world for a place where he could film live elephants, Diesel flew to the Dominican Republic to ...

Cannes Film Review: ‘Challat of Tunis’

02. June 2014 Uncategorized 0
Backward attitudes toward women are sharply sent up in Kaouther Ben Hania’s audacious mockumentary. Jay Weissberg Mockumentaries generally have culturally specific elements that play best to local audiences, and Kaouther Ben Hania’s hilarious and acerbic “Challat of Tunis” is a prime example. Ostensibly about the helmer’s search for a man who slashed 11 women from ...