Kenneth Talbott La Vega

CONTRIBUTIONS

Behind the scenes with Voices in Your Head

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April 23, 2017

Fire Escape's Winter Screening Heats Up Max Palevsky Cinema

Fire Escape Films' winter premiere lineup was its most eclectic yet.

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March 16, 2017

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MODA designers finalize their designs for Friday’s show.

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Feb. 24, 2017

MCA Hosts First Look of Subversive New Shows

Open TV describes itself as an “arts incubator in beta” which seeks to give queer, trans, and cis-women and people of color a media platform.

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February 2, 2017

The Queen is Never Early: Logan Screens a Queer Cult Gem

" 'The Queen' has persisted over the years as a sort of legend of the drag culture of yesteryear, surviving in short iconic clips and memetic quotes floating around in queer media."

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January 26, 2017

Moonlight Director, Playwright Talk Identity

Barry Jenkins and Tarell McCraney of "Moonlight" expand on the film's themes of race, sexuality, and gender.

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November 3, 2016

Lesbian Brokeback: Park’s "The Handmaiden" Gets Hands-On

Park Chan-wook’s erotic psychological thriller is spellbindingly beautiful.

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October 20, 2016

Finnish Biopic Pulls Punches and Heartstrings

"Olli Mäki" at Chi Film Fest: The camerawork has a documentary quality to it.

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October 17, 2016

Double the Drama: Graduation, Neruda Hit Chi Film Fest Cum Laude

Resident film critic Kenneth claps back with a double-feature review.

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October 13, 2016

Chi Film Fest: The Salesman Peddles Meditative Drama

Farhadi's approach is akin to sinking into a warm bath, the water rising up and enveloping the body.

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October 10, 2016