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Fay Grim

This effort by the hoary dean of American Independent Film, Hal Hartley, is the freshest and most accomplished thing he’s done since the film it’s a “sequel” to.
Love conquers all, except when it doesn't
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 17, 2007
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Opening Night

Independent Film Festival of Boston Vodcast: A daily immersion in the IFFB experience.
VIDEO: The Independent Film Festival of Boston Vodcast, Volume One.
By BOSTON PHOENIX VIDEO  |  April 28, 2007
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Everyday heroes

Despite the name, independent cinema has grown conventional.
Alternative cinema lives at the Independent Film Festival of Boston
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 17, 2007
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Beating around the Bush

When the title and the premise alone piss off Hillary Clinton and Rush Limbaugh, why cop out when making the film itself? Death watch: Gabriel Range on his President. By Peter Keough
Death of a President misfires
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 25, 2006
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Indie dependents

Try as they might to be independent, filmmakers are still bound by family ties, the same as everyone else.
Family ties at the Independent Film Festival of Boston
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 19, 2006