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Half man, half moose comes to town this weekend

...Carpenter was driving from Fairbanks back to his home in Wasilla two years ago when he first thought of the idea: an independent film "in Alaska, by Alaskans, starring Alaskans," as he puts it. He's always enjoyed B movies with strange, perhaps...
Gold Town featured on national website

...opened in 1996 as a venue for founder Lisle Hebert's original film "Gold Town." In 2002, he began showing independent films, and in 2009, sold the business to current owner Mark Ridgway.In the past few years, under the management of...
Promising movie actor Teddy Kyle Smith remains missing

...Schildt, who auditioned Smith multiple times.Smith landed a role in 2011's "On the Ice," a well-received independent film shot in Barrow by Inupiaq director Andrew Okpeaha MacLean. In June 2010 he visited Anchorage to audition for the...
Original sound of music

...year. In addition to recording "Where it Lands," the band worked on two new projects, creating the music for an independent film and for an Austin dance company's cabaret burlesque show. The cabaret numbers culminated in a performance...
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Best Bets: Art films and a tour of the solar system

...writer-director Nicole Holofcener's "Lovely & Amazing." The best bet for film this week is an "art house" independent film showing at Glacier Cinemas, "Lovely & Amazing." Although the screens at Gross-Alaska theaters are dominated...
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Out and About

...and Saturday at 9:20, and matinees at 2 and 4:20 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "Sexy Beast," (R) British independent film, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater in the Emporium Mall downtown...
Weekend Best Bets

...the play in front of a live audience. Fans of hard-boiled mysteries should check out "Sexy Beast," a British independent film, showing at 7 and 9:30 tonight and Saturday night at the Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater in the Emporium Mall downtown...
Best Bets: From Mae West to a folk-music master

...convincingly, some in defense of vinyl, others against it. It's good to have the chance to see a new, offbeat independent film at the Silverbow. "Blue Vinyl" shows just once, at 8 p.m. Saturday.
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Best Bets: Week offers smorgasbord for movie lovers

...of years ago the only chance to see a foreign or independent film in Juneau was the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council's...This month Gross Alaska will feature four other independent films as well. The first, starting Friday, Oct. 11...
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Juneau theater shows its first open-captioned film

...Dimond Center and the Bear Tooth Theaterpub. The Bear Tooth, a 400-capacity house, shows second-run releases, independent films and foreign-language movies and serves beer, wine and a full menu. The theater has been showing open-captioned...


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