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Berlinale 2017 Filmmaker Profile: Neil Triffett (Emo: The Musical)

Berlinale 2017 Filmmaker Profile: Neil Triffett (Emo: The Musical)

Emo Ethan has just been expelled from private-school after attempting suicide in the courtyard. On his first day at his new school – the dilapidated Seymour High – he meets Trinity, a totally naive but cute Christian girl who is desperate to convert him to Jesus. But joining the Christian evangelists is the last thing

Interview: Genevieve Bailey, Director – ‘I Am Eleven’

Do you remember when you were eleven? Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey travelled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this insightful, funny and moving documentary portrait of childhood. From an orphanage in India, to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, to bathing with elephants in Thailand, ‘I Am Eleven‘ explores the lives

Interview: Ava Warbrick, Director – ‘Stephanie in the Water’

Stephanie Gilmore won her first world championship at age 17 on a day off from high school. Over the next four years she led the sport of surf, claiming consecutive world titles as the undisputed champ, until a violent turn of events abruptly ended her winning streak. ‘Stephanie in the Water‘ is an intimate documentary

First Run Features Breakout Documentary & Gotham Audience Award Nominee ‘MAIDENTRIP’ Opens in NYC on January 17, 2014

Directed, produced and shot by a team of young female filmmakers, the new highly acclaimed documentary film MAIDENTRIP celebrates the accomplishments of the intrepid young woman Laura Dekker and brings her complex and inspiring real-life story to the big screen. In 1995 Laura Dekker was born on a boat in the port of Whangarei, New Zealand during her parents’

TROPFEST, The World’s Largest Short Film Festival Returns to New York with Free Event – Saturday, June 22, 2013

Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, which staged its hugely successful U.S. debut last year, will return to New York this summer. Making the move from Manhattan to Brooklyn, the event will be hosted by acclaimed actor, producer, director, and screenwriter Liev Schreiber on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 in Prospect Park. Born 21 years

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