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RIP Elaine Stritch – One in a Million


Jane reminisces about seeing Elaine Stritch at the 2013 Traverse City Film Festival and shares photos and quotes from the Q&A.

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We Are Wisconsin the Film: A Love Letter to Democracy, Unions and Worker’s Rights

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For 26 days, extraordinary citizens forced their way into the Wisconsin State Capital and built a movement that challenged a controversial bill and bonded folks around the country. We Are Wisconsin tells their story.

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Hit and Run Movie: Kristen Bell Makes Surprise Visit to Traverse City Film Festival

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Imagine my glee when Kristen Bell made a surprise visit to the Traverse City Film Festival and answered questions after her film Hit and Run.

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Traverse City Film Festival Features Michael Moore, Susan Sarandon, Rodriguez and More

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The 8th Annual Traverse City Film Festival in underway, and features the usual array of Just Great Movies, along with founder Michael Moore, Rodriguez, Susan Sarandon and more. Jane recaps the highlights so far and gives the rundown on a few films.

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Sexy Baby Documentary Examines Female Sexuality in the Cyberage

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Sexy Baby is a thoughtful documentary that examines female sexuality in the cyberage and doesn't shy away from asking the tough questions. What the film reveals might shock you.

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TCFF Spotlight: Bernie – How Joe Rhodes’ Aunt Marge Ended Up in the Deep Freeze


Bernie tells the true story of a beloved mortician who murdered an ornery old woman hated by everyone in Carthage, Texas. But Jane wonders, should he be in prison for the crime?

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Susan Sarandon to be Honored at Traverse City Film Festival


Just announced! Susan Sarandon will be attending the 8th Annual Traverse City Film Festival, July 31 - Aug. 5, 2012. See the iconic star of Thelma and Louise in person? Yes, please.

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TCFF Spotlight: Searching for Sugar Man


Searching for Sugar Man, the opening night film at the Traverse City Film Festival, tells the incredible story of Rodriguez, a 1970s Detroit rock icon who seemed destined for greatness, only to vanish into obscurity until a bootleg recording surfaced in South Africa.

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Traverse City Film Festival to Feature The Zen of Bennett, Compliance, West of Memphis, We Are Wisconsin


The 8th Annual Traverse City Film Festival, July 31 - Aug. 5, 2012, promises to be the best yet, with West of Memphis, The Zen of Bennett, Beasts of the Southern Wild and Hit and Run playing. Check out all the buzz and highlights.

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The Muppets Movie: Where’s Elmo?


The Muppets movie is fun, cute and family friendly. But where was Elmo? Legal issues kept the little red guy from being in the film.

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Michael Moore Visits Occupy Wall Street – But Is He Part of the One Percent?


Michael Moore visited the Occupy Wall Street protest this week, but does it matter if he's part of the one percent?

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Interview: Max Fisher Talks Traverse City LipDub


Wish your life was more like a movie? The folks in Traverse City, Michigan, got to check it out while participating in the Traverse City LipDub.

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