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4 Reasons to See (T)Error, the Counterterrorism Doc that Reconsiders the Threat
If fear is in fact the most powerful motivator, then (T)Error may have us all hand-wringing and galvanized come the credits. In their feature debut, co-directors Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe cleverly infiltrate a real life counterterrorism sting carried out by a veteran FBI informant known as Saeed Torres, or “Shariff.” But (T)Error’s marketing pitch that positions the film as the first of its kind is somehow less compelling than the opaque complexities that emerge each time the filmmakers peel back another layer in their narrative-driven investigation.
Guy Maddin's Coiling, Hallucinatory Ode to Lost Cinema
What to Watch in October: Sarah Silverman Leads a Double Life in 'I Smile Back'
Vincent Cassel Is a Well-Intentioned Cult Leader in 'Partisan'
Transitioning from short films to features is treading a familiar, tried and true path for filmmakers. But there’s a rare tribe of filmmakers who pass through the selection gauntlet to place a film in the Festival shorts program, and then prevail over another, equally daunting competition to do the same for a feature film. To achieve that, you must be doing something right.