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Sarasota 07: All My Pix

So, I finally finished uploading my pix from the most amazing, wonderful and engaging 2007 Sarasota Film Festival and BOY HOWDY are they fun. At least they are to me. There’s celebrities (really!), filmmakers (who may soon be celebs!), film festival staff (oooh!), birds, lizards and even karaoke!
I’ll be uploading video later, but until then, if your name is/film is: Jared Moshe, Jen Weiss, Tom Hall, Holly Herrick, Ry Russo-Young, David Wilson, Blood Car, Bob Giovanelli, Rae, Max Burke-Phillips, David Robinson, Gary Springer, Nick Springer, Mike Tully, Matt Robison, Ryan Harrington, Steve Buscemi, Mary Kerr, Poull Brien, Marcia Gay Harden, Joey Pants, David Garber, some Sandhill Cranes, Me, a tarantula, some poison arrow frogs, some herons and lizards, David Lowery, Lodge Kerrigan, The Israelis, Paul Lovelace, Paul Marchant, Ricci Shryock, Of Montreal, Norman Jewison, Josh Braun, Chad Lowe, Christine Jennings or Jessica Wolfson, check it out! http://www.flickr.com/photos/rabbireport/

Robert Altman Tribute

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As I am sure many of you know, this past Tuesday was Fat Tuesday, the last blow out before Lent and the end of Carnivale. February 20th also marked another special day, the anniversary of the birth of Robert Altman. Thus, a memorial service was held in New York City’s Majestic Theater for the great filmmaker who lost a long battle with cancer late last year.
I was lucky enough to have attended and it was truly an inspiring event. As an auteur and as a human being, Robert Altman was a force to be reckoned with, something the speakers and guests at his memorial made sure to point out. A true iconoclast, Altman “never met a status quo he didn’t hate,” according to speaker Bob Balaban, Altman’s producer and story collaborator on Gosford Park.

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