Two years ago, the 13th Noir City arrived just before Covid upended normal life, shutting down public gatherings and shutting in citizens. In retrospect, it seems fitting that our last in-person film festival for nearly two years gave us a vision of life beset by corruption and desperation in a world of shadows closing in on its heroes and villains. Because in film noir universe, doom and desperations is just one bad decision, one piece of bad luck, one misplaced act of trust away.
After skipping a year for lockdown, Noir City is back at the Egyptian Theater with a program of 17 features in seven
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