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Our City Dreams (2008)

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Average Rating: 5.8/10
Critic Reviews: 8
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 2

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Filmmaker Chiara Clemente profiles five diverse female artists, each of whom calls New York City home, in this intimate documentary. In the late '50s and '60s, Nancy Spero was on the front lines of the feminist movement. Today she creates art that challenges the polemics of warfare and sexual identity. Pioneering performance artist Marina Abramovic, meanwhile, responds to contemporary cultural issued by using her body as a canvas. Glass, plaster, ceramic, bronze, and paper provide Kiki Smith

Jun 23, 2009

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Their art, like the film itself, is powerful, daring and makes you think.

May 8, 2009 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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Chiara Clemente, a documentarian for Italian TV, gets in close enough to record her subjects' techniques but not close enough to reveal what makes the women tick.

April 24, 2009 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
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Each of Clemente's subjects is talented enough to support a feature-length documentary of her own.

February 5, 2009 Full Review Source: AV Club
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Clemente shows she knows a thing or two about filmmaking. As somebody once said: like father, like daughter.

February 4, 2009 Full Review Source: New York Post
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It's a thoughtful, sometimes revealing look at creative lives and the forces that shaped them.

February 4, 2009 Full Review Source: Time Out New York
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Our City Dreams is a lyrical documentary about the intersection of location and imagination.

February 4, 2009 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Our City Dreams is not just an art documentary; it is a piece of art itself ...

February 25, 2011 Full Review Source: New York Press
New York Press

Chiara Clemente's well-crafted, accessible film gives interesting looks at five acclaimed New York female artists of distinctively different ages, media and background.

March 6, 2009 Full Review Source: Oregonian
Oregonian

The filmmaker accomplishes a strong connection with her subjects and trapezes New Yorkâ(TM)s persona nicely with its 16-millimeter cutaways and fun clips of the turning seasons.

February 6, 2009 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
Boxoffice Magazine

Those unfamiliar with art history or these five female artists will gain an appreciation for their artwork along with some basic knowledge of their career. However, art aficionados already familiar with them will feel mostly unenlightened and underwhelmed

February 4, 2009 Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru
NYC Movie Guru

Intimate opportunity to see successful women navigate the art world while infusing their work with feminist consciousness, but only glimpses of their lives and work process.

February 4, 2009 Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com
Film-Forward.com

a joyous infusion of life in these perilous days

February 3, 2009 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
Filmcritic.com

Documentary portrait of five women artists is the wine-party view of art from socialite-filmmaker Chiara Clemente.

February 3, 2009 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Candid and unpretentious.

February 2, 2009 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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