Posts Tagged ‘Iranian Film Festival’

Openings: Ron K. Brown and Evidence, Iranian Film Festival

What's new this weekend in local arts
Brooklyn-based choreographer Ron K. Brown brings his company, Evidence, to perform to the music of Stevie Wonder. Wonder and Brown have collaborated before, and this modern troupe promises a unique interpretation of Wonder's works, including "You and I" and "Jesus Children of America." The company performs Feb. 1 at  8 [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Russian Barons and Italian Punx

A Russian billionaire! Money laundering! Oil squandering! A nation hung up on Soviet-era political power games! Khodorkovsky is German director Cyril Tuschi’s largely flattering account of Mikhail Khodorkovsky—once the richest oligarch in Russia, but now just a guy who’s done time in Siberian and Finnish work camps. Khodorkovsky’s crimes? Fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, and oil [...]