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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Amy Kohn, Director – ‘A Courtship’

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Amy Kohn, Director – ‘A Courtship’

A Courtship is a documentary about the unique and as yet largely unseen world of Christian Courtship where parents choose spouses for their children in conjunction with God. First kisses are saved for the altar and the bride and groom will never be left alone with each other until after they marry. The filmmakers, who

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview – (Matt Fuller, ‘Autism in Love’)

Autism in Love is a feature length documentary that explores the lives of four adults with an autism spectrum disorder as they pursue and manage romantic relationships. Lenny is young man living in Los Angeles who has been struggling to accept autism and himself.  This label has been the biggest hurdle in his life and

Interview – Ondi Timoner, Director: ‘Chief Executive Artist Bundle’

The ‘Chief Executive Artist Bundle,’ from filmmaker Ondi Timoner, features three short documentaries that highlight the following powerhouse artists: world-renowned graphic artist, Shepard Fairey; musician and Kickstarter record-breaker, Amanda Palmer; and comedian and actor, Russell Brand. ‘Amanda F—ing Palmer On the Rocks’ follows punk-cabaret icon Amanda Palmer as she hits the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Since

Interview: Matt Creed (Director/Co-Writer – ‘Lily’)

Lily, a film by first-time director, Matt Creed, is loosely based on the real- life experiences of co-writer and lead actress Amy Grantham. Intensely beautiful, Lily wanders the atmospheric New York City streets as she reevaluates her relationship with her older boyfriend and her feelings about her long-absent father. Lily is an immersion into a

Interview: Pirjo Honkasalo (Director – ‘Concrete Night’)

‘Concrete Night,’ Finland’s official entry into the 87th Annual Academy Awards‘ foreign language film category, is a dreamlike odyssey through beautiful Helsinki over the course of one night. The film, based on a 1981 novel by Finnish author Pirkko Saisio, centers on a 14-year-old boy named Simo (Johannes Brotherus), who is still searching for a sense of

Interview: Zeke Hawkins & Simon Hawkins (Directors – ‘Bad Turn Worse’)

After a weekend of partying with stolen money, three Texas teens (Jeremy Allen White, Logan Huffman, and Mackenzie Davis) find themselves indebted to a sociopathic criminal named Giff (Mark Pellegrino, in a breakout performance). To pay their debt, Giff forces the teens to steal from his boss, a money-laundering gangster named Big Red (William Devane).

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