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Producer Christine Vachon to Receive Stony Brook Festival Award, Talks Her Career and Advice: "Be Platform Agnostic"

They say that those who can’t do, teach. And those who can’t teach, teach gym. But sometimes, those who can do also teach, and if you’ve made 70 movies over 20 years, while raking in a bunch of Independent Spirit award and Oscar nominations, apparently it’s time to share some of the expertise.
  • By John Anderson
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  • July 18, 2013 2:45 PM
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Circling the Airfield: Why Stony Brook Film Festival Booked Plane Crash Doc 'TWA Flight 800'

The Stony Brook Film Festival in New York (July 18-27) is the quintessential local movie event. Its director, Alan Inkles, sells out all his screenings, every year, because he knows exactly who his audience is, what it likes and where it lives. Which is why "TWA Flight 800" was a no-brainer: The site where the flight in question went down -- or was shot down -- is not so many miles from the state university where his festival takes place.
  • By John Anderson
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  • June 29, 2013 11:00 AM
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