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See the World Through Max Weinman's Lens

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Film, NY Press Exclusive

IMG_1550 There are no explosions in Max Weinman’s films. There is no sex, except perhaps a sudden caught breath in a forest scene, which subconsciously represents the first flicker of lust. There’s no cursing. No drugs. Very few people. Talking. Sound. And with those qualities stripped we’re left with a beautiful commentary on wanderlust and an [&hellip
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Wyclef Wine: A Night at the City Winery

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music, NY Press Exclusive

Wycleff-Banner-2 Walking up to the venue, my friend turned to me, confused. “Is that the space?” She pointed. “It looks tiny.” Indeed The City Winery appeared to be a corner store. Hardly a spot for a lavish dinner event, followed by an intimate affair with the Haitian great, Wyclef Jean… but then my eyes shifted. It [&hellip
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Raising Renee: A Sit Down With the Subject of the Powerful New Documentary

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Film, NY Press Exclusive

Raising-Renee_Beverly-Front-steps-one300dpi Documentarian Jeanne Jordan and painter Beverly McIver both attended an advanced study in the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard. Bev’s studio was right next door to Jordan’s, and the two became fast friends. Jordan marveled at her neighbor’s large-scale paintings, which reminded her of graphic film stills. The two began socializing outside of work, Jeanne inviting [&hellip
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