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Ben Niles’ ‘Some Kind of Spark’ to PREMIERE at DOC NYC

Ben Niles’ ‘Some Kind of Spark’ to PREMIERE at DOC NYC

With children’s music education sharply declining over 20% since 2001 (according to Music Educators National Conference), Ben Niles, director of the award-winning “Note By Note (The Making of Steinway L1037),” chronicles in his new feature-length documentary, SOME KIND OF SPARK, six kids (ages 8-12) from far reaches of New York City as they embark on

IFP Announces New Screening Platform and First Five Films

The Independent Filmmaker Project announced the first five projects to get weeklong theatrical runs at the state of the art Made In NY Media Center’s theater as part of the Screen Forward program.  Starting October 17th, the program will give filmmakers in the process of self-distribution the unique opportunity to gain a much-coveted NYC theatrical week-run, with

Interview: Sabine Lidl (Director – ‘Nan Goldin: I Remember Your Face’)

Documentarian Sabine Lidl’s intimate portrait of New York photographer Nan Goldin is as uncompromising and unvarnished as the snapshots that have come to define Goldin as arguably one of the most influential, celebrated and controversial photographers of her generation. Goldin’s work was first exhibited in the 70s but she burst onto the art scene with The

Kick Off Pride Weekend With ‘The Foxy Merkins’ at BAMCinemafest

Fresh off the bus in New York City, Margaret embarks on a career as a lesbian prostitute, servicing upper-class Manhattanites under the tutelage of Jo, a straight and streetwise grifter with a knack for picking up women. Madeleine Olnek’s raucous buddy comedy and Independent Spirit Award nominee (co-written with the two stars, Lisa Haas and

New Restoration Of Manfred Kirchheimer’s Legendary NYC Film ‘Stations of the Elevated’ To Premiere At BAMCinemaFest

Artist Public Domain’s Cinema Conservancy, a New York-based non-profit production and distribution company is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of ‘Stations of the Elevated’ (1981), a 45-minute independent documentary directed, produced and edited by Manfred Kirchheimer, in a new restoration. Shot over the course of 1977 on lush 16mm color reversal stock, the film weaves together

Rooftop Films, Time Out New York, and Gravitas Ventures Present the New York Premiere of Michael Tully’s PING PONG SUMMER

It is the summer of 1985. Teens all over the country think Run DMC is totally bitchin’. On the soft drink line, a “Suicide” (a dash of every soda) is the most popular carbonated beverage. Cliques are very real and ping pong is the most fly thing ever. Rad Miracle (Marcello Conte), a dweeby 13-year-old

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