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In "May in the Summer," Ziad and May face much more than your average barely controlled chaos that surrounds most weddings. Via Cohen Media Group.
By Fae Giffen 9.8.2014

Films find funny family fodder in weddings, funerals

Family reunions are a natural incubator of drama. Bringing together relatives for graduations, anniversaries, births, funerals, and weddings is a natural fit for filmmakers looking to explore the ways that our families and hometowns continue to shape us long after we think we’ve put childish things away. The natural pressure cooker of affection, resentment, insecurity,…

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By Rebecca Horwitz 9.2.2014

Featured video: Meet the whole family

Our featured video this month for the multicultural romantic comedy “May in the Summer” introduces us to the movie’s protagonist, May, and each of the characters in her tough-to-please family on the eve of May’s big wedding. May is played by the film’s director and star, Cherien Dabis, who will make a special appearance with…

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