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My Own Private Idaho - Photo credit: Abigayle Tarsche
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Rain Phoenix’s ‘LaunchLeft’ Podcast Celebrates ‘My Own Private Idaho’ 30th Anniversary On 9/28

Thirty years ago, My Own Private Idaho (MOPI), the groundbreaking film starring River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves, was released and ultimately became a pivotal part of the rise of independent film as a mainstream cultural force. In celebration of the iconoclastic 1991 film by writer/director Gus Van Sant, the film’s producer Laurie Parker, and Phoenix’s […]

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River Phoenix’s Final Film ‘Dark Blood’ To Premiere At 30th Annual Miami International Film Festival

Organizers of the 30th edition of Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), produced and presented by Miami Dade College, announced today the North American premiere of River Phoenix’s final film, “Dark Blood” directed by George Sluizer, co-starring Jonathan Pryce and Judy Davis.  20 years after its making, the film will be shown for the first time in North America at the 30th Anniversary edition […]