This year's Toronto International Film Festival offered another amazing array of films, with over 350 titles to choose from.
Here's a wrap-up of highlights from the 7th Annual Traverse City Film Festival that were not mentioned in previous columns.
The ever-present Michael Moore, probably the most successful documentarian in world history, had a strong say in the choice of films screened at this progressive gathering.
The film makes you wonder how far humans have come, but it also asks how far we have to go.
"Habanastation" is the rare Cuban film that shows the realities of the Cuban educational system and the excitement in Revolution Square during May Day.
John Sayles has done us a service in detailing the day-to-day events in a small village occupied by American troops.
"In 1945, Germany and Japan surrendered and World War II ended ... Our stories must be heard and remembered."
Those who missed June screenings at the Los Angeles Film Festival of the "Boleto a Paraiso" have another opportunity to buy a ticket.
Enjoying Shakespeare under the stars at Topanga Canyon's Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum is de rigeur during summertime for Angeleno theatergoers.
Watching the first few minutes unfold, one might be lulled into the belief that the next hour and a half will be spent consuming light filmic fare.