Fuse Film Review: The Maine International Film Festival, Bar Harbor Edition

September 18, 2014
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Two new documentaries: one a love story about two athletes, the other an attempt to chronicle a small resistance movement among German students against the Nazis.

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Fuse Film Review: “Medora” — Dreaming the Impossible Dream

November 11, 2013
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Director/producers Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart have constructed a film that ties the desperation of Medora’s shrinking ambitions to the struggle of its scrappy team to win a single game that could suggest a small hope for the future.

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Short Fuse: Basketball, “The Hunger Games,” and Postmodernism

April 10, 2012
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What struck me about “Hunger Games” is that the rules change in Katniss Everdeen’s battle to survive against others like her, including others she likes, might even love.

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