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Officials show how to release trapped pets

FAIRBANKS - Anyone who doesn't believe a normal person with no knowledge of trapping can open a body-gripping Conibear trap should talk to Sarah DeGennaro.
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On filmmaking and slam poetry

...SlamNation," winner of the Grand Jury award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival and the Camera d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. His 1995 television pilot, "Slammin,'" will also be shown, and Devlin will teach a introductory class...
Best Bets: Week offers smorgasbord for movie lovers

This is unofficially Juneau Motion Picture Week. Juneau has enjoyed a movie renaissance in recent months, and this week there are 14 different films showing, counting the JUMP Film Festival as one event. Glacier Cinemas is even featuring two alternative movies, the Japanese film "Warm Water Under a Red Bridge" and the skateboarding documentary "Dogtown and Z Boys."
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

They're the films critics love, Oscar contenders with reviews that read: ``A film of stunning power,'' and ``A compelling and splendidly acted film noir.'' Often, they're also the films that Juneau sees six months to a year after their release - on video.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...tour to promote ``Limbo,'' doing interviews, appearances and special screenings. ``Limbo'' debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in France last month, and an initial review by a writer for Daily Variety, an entertainment industry publication...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...It was 104 in New York when we left, and it's great to be here,'' Sayles said. The film debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May and opened in theaters across America in early June. Sayles and Renzi have been traveling for...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

After the ultra-low-budget film let out one evening last week, a crowd lingered on Front Street. Some folks smoked nervously, shaking off the jitters and adrenalin while they discussed the movie, which has been widely hailed as a return to classic Gothic horror.

Local arts and entertainment news in brief.
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Finnish film 'Le Havre' a delight

...The Match Factory Girl," the Finnish writer-director (who won the FIPRESCI international critics award at the Cannes Film Festival this year) has never gotten much traction with American audiences. But "Le Havre" - which is Finland's foreign-language...


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