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American Autobahn

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  American Autobahn
Directed by Andre Degas With Michael Von Der Goltz and Jan Jalenak
AMERICAN AUTOBAHN is a road movie about the self discovery of Otto Kruger, a German journalist who is looking to escape from his dangerous and turbulent life as a member of New York's underworld. Otto travels to a small town where he meets Mary, a car mechanic. Mary is looking for excitement, love, and adventure, and she decides to run away run with Otto. As they travel across the United States, Otto and Mary fall in love; however, Otto is haunted by flashbacks from his past. The beginning love relationship of Mary and Otto ends suddenly when Otto's past catches up with him.

First Coda

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  First Coda
Directed by Andre Degas, an adaption of Samuel Beckett's First Love
FIRST CODA is a story about the recollections of an old man who is haunted by memories from his adolescent years when he was forced to leave his family home. While homeless and living in the park, the young man meets Lulu, a beautiful woman who befriends the young man and gives him a place to live. The young man falls in love with Lulu despite the fact that she is a prostitute; however, the relationship crumbles when he learns that Lulu is pregnant. FIRST CODA was screened in 14 foreign and domestic festivals and played in several European cities. It also played in New York at The Saint Marks Cinema and the The Bleecker Street Cinema.

The Kitchen

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  The Kitchen
Produced by Jodi Lahaye, directed by Andre Degas
The KITCHEN is the story of Jamal (Jason Raize), a first generation Egyptian-American who struggles to strike a balance between his personal aspiration of "making it" in the music business and the responsibilities his immigrant father, Farid (Mark Margolis), forces upon him. The two are confined together in Farid's bodega located in the multi-cultural neighborhood known as Hell's Kitchen. Jamal views the bodega as stagnation, and Farid, who doesn't approve of Jamals' bandmates or his older girlfriend, views his son's music career as a dangerous pipe dream.

Condition Red

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  Condition Red
Directed by Mika Kaurismak, written by Andre Degas
CONDITION RED is the story of Dan, a prison guard, who is placed in charge of the women's section. He meets Gidell, an inmate, who is a tough but charming and attractive young woman. Against his better judgment, Dan allows himself to be seduced by Gidell and falls in love with her. They flirt with danger as they continue their sexual encounters. When Gidell finds herself pregnant, she persuades Dan to help her escape from prison so that they can be together to raise their family. After an exciting and dangerous escape, Gidell is finally free. But once Gidell is out of jail, the relationship of Dan and Gidell changes. Dan discovers that Gidell's pregnancy was a lie and that he was betrayed. What Dan does not know is that Gidell's ex-lover is waiting to kill him. When the trio finally meet, the conflict comes to suspenseful and surprising conclusion.

Things Shall Go On Like This

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Things Shall Go On Like This
Written by Paul Bowles, directed by Andre Degas
A poem read by the author himself in Morocco, an exquisite portrayal of ancient Moroccan landscapes and culture.

 

 

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