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  • Film Review: 'Marie's Story'

    Born five years after Helen Keller in Vertou, France, Marie Heurtin faced many of the same challenges, growing up deaf and blind in a society whose instinct was to institutionalize such girls. "Marie's Story," therefore, is not so different from Keller's, amounting to a French "Miracle Worker" with the bonus miracle that it was a nun who accomplished the inspirational breakthrough. Acquired by Film Movement in advance of its Locarno Film Festival premiere, this compelling 19th-century drama offers slight but satisfying variations on one of American drama's best-loved tales, spelling awards heft abroad and sleeper potential Stateside.
  • At summer camp for the blind: Reading, science, swimming and more

    Nine-year-old Mark Lopez's fingers flit across the pages of Dr. Seuss' "The Cat in the Hat." This version is pure white — no pictures — but Mark sees everything vividly. He says his favorite letter in the alphabet is T because the raised...

    Film Movement Takes U.S. on 'Marie's Story'

    BOURG MADAME, France - New York-based Film Movement has closed U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Ameris' "Marie's Story," which world premieres at next week's Locarno Festival as a Piazza Grande screening. The sale and Locarno berth - a Piazza Grande slot is...

    'Glee' recap: 'Old Dog, New Tricks'

    'Glee' recap: 'Old Dog, New Tricks'
    Before you delve too far into this recap, you should know that the most exciting thing to happen tonight on "Glee" is that Santana is a blond. Beyond that, it was cute, but nothing substantial happened. I guess they’re saving all the big juice for...

    A plea for gender equity in the halls of U.S. Capitol

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol, home to inspiring statues of Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, Ronald Reagan. And Lucille Ball? A group seeking to increase the number of women represented in the Capitol's collection of statues includes the red-...