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Stream This: Ari Folman's Soaring, Ambitious 'The Congress,' Starring Robin Wright as Many Versions of Herself

At long last, Ari Folman's "The Congress," the Israeli auteur's half-animated followup to his fully animated "Waltz with Bashir" (2008), is available to stream. This electrifying fantasy about an actress (Robin Wright) who sells her soul to the studio system offers plenty of visual derring-do and optimism about the future of cinema -- despite being very anti-Hollywood.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • July 14, 2014 2:42 PM
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WATCH: New Trailer for 'The Congress,' Ari Folman's Visually Ravishing Anti-Hollywood Nightmare

At last, Ari Folman's long-awaited "The Congress," starring Robin Wright, has an official US trailer. Watch it here -- and read why you must see this film.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 27, 2014 2:49 PM
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Ari Folman Takes on Animated Anne Frank Feature

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, who animated the Oscar-nominated documentary about his experiences serving in the Israeli military, "Waltz with Bashir," and combined live action and animation in this year's Cannes entry and European Film Award-winner "The Congress," will now tackle another hybrid genre. He is set to start production in 2014 on an animated historic family film about World War II diary writer Anne Frank.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 12, 2013 3:31 PM
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Stream This: Five Essential Experiments in Animation (CLIPS)

From Ari Folman to Jan Svankmajer, catch up on your experimental animated films with these five essentials you can stream now.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • November 17, 2013 2:11 PM
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Cannes Directors' Fortnight Lineup Unveiled, Includes New Films by Alejandro Jodorowsky

"Holy Mountain" director Alejandro Jodorowsky will reemerge after over twenty years' absence to present his latest film "The Dance of Reality" on the Croisette at this year's Cannes Directors' Fortnight. The famed Chilean-French surrealist filmmaker hasn't directed a feature since 1990's "The Rainbow Thief."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2013 11:49 AM
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