Film Review http://wesa.fm en Reel Q Festival Features Some Divine Indie Films to Sample http://wesa.fm/post/reel-q-festival-features-some-divine-indie-films-sample <p>The Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival or <a href="http://plgfs.org/">Reel Q</a>, runs October 11-10 and will offer 15 full-length films.</p><p>Pittsburgh City Paper Film Critic <a href="http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/reel-q-the-pittsburgh-international-lesbian-and-gay-film-festival/Content?oid=1699175">Al Hoff</a> previews some of the best feature flicks including <em>I Am Divine</em>, <em>GBF</em>, <em>Alice Walker Beauty and Truth</em> and <em>Interior. Leatherbar.</em> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 19:01:11 +0000 Katie Blackley 17958 at http://wesa.fm Reel Q Festival Features Some Divine Indie Films to Sample Old School Media & Modern Muckraking on Film http://wesa.fm/post/old-school-media-modern-muckraking-film <p>Sunday, September 1st kicks off a month long media focused <a href="http://publicsource.org/september-films">film series</a> sponsored by Pittsburgh Filmmakers and <a href="http://publicsource.org/">PublicSource</a>.&nbsp; Pittsburgh City Paper’s Film Critic, Al Hoff says the series brings classic investigative journalism back into the spotlight with films that demonstrate, “news gathering, how media works and how media is a cultural force across decades.”</p><p>The series begins with <em>Citizen Kane</em>, a film that is often considered the greatest movie of all time, followed by <em>His Girl Friday</em> starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell, <em>Ace in the Hole</em> with Kirk Douglas, <em>Medium Cool</em> directed by Haskell Wexler. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:01:17 +0000 Katie Martin 15759 at http://wesa.fm Old School Media & Modern Muckraking on Film Fruitvale Station and Typical Conjurings http://wesa.fm/post/fruitvale-station-and-typical-conjurings <p>Bringing the good and the bad news from the film reel, City Paper Film Critic <em>Al Hoff </em>presents her opinions on several upcoming movies and documentaries coming to a theater near you.</p><p>With a release date that could not be more timely, <a href="http://www.fruitvalefilm.com">Fruitvale Station</a> documents the final days of Oscar Grant, an African American man from San Francisco who was <a href="http://movies.nytimes.com/2013/07/12/movies/fruitvale-station-is-based-on-the-story-of-oscar-grant-iii.html">shot and killed</a> by police while unarmed at a subway station. The film comes after the controversial George Zimmerman verdict&nbsp; in which many believe race played a crucial role.</p><p>http://youtu.be/ceVVVils8z4 Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:51:18 +0000 Katherine Blackley 13821 at http://wesa.fm