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THE PREFESTIVAL SCREENINGS (TRIBECA 2008)

(BY ALI NADERZAD) The first week of pre-festival screenings, when a sampling from this year's selection is shown to the press, began on a bittersweet note with Kassim The Dream, a doc about a Liberian child-soldier turned boxing champion. Director Kief Davidson, who previously shot The Devil's Miner, about children miners in South America, is clearly the genre's virtuoso. His subjects have control ... more >