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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg (Directors – ‘In My Father’s House’)

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg (Directors – ‘In My Father’s House’)

Set against the crumbling landscape of Chicago’s battered south side, IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE is a yearlong journey from homelessness and alcoholism to self-discovery and redemption as Grammy-winning rapper Che “Rhymefest” Smith reunites with his homeless father in a quest to reclaim his neighborhood and discover his true self as a father and son. Che,

Keep Independent Film in Primetime on PBS!

Public television is deciding whether or not to keep two series that showcase independent, point-of-view films in their premier prime-time slot on Monday nights at 10 pm. The final decision will be announced in May. Until then, PBS programming leadership is taking a “listening tour” to hear stakeholders and viewers talk about why independent, point-of-view

Anna Kendrick & Lena Dunham in Joe Swanberg's 'Happy Christmas'

Review: ‘Happy Christmas’

Written & Directed by Joe Swanberg Starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber, Joe Swanberg & Lena Dunham Now Playing in Select Theaters That ‘Happy Christmas’ released on July 25th is ironic and also makes perfect sense. Christmas in July just seems like the fake holiday that writer-director Joe Swanberg would celebrate and improvise like

CineKink Announces Dates, Venues for 2013 Tour – First Set of Stops Include Portland, Oakland, Austin, and Chicago

Organizers for the 2013 CineKink Festival announce cities and dates for its annual cross-country Festival Tour. The “kinky film festival” is in the midst of celebrating its 10th anniversary year, celebrating and encouraging sex-positive and kink-friendly depictions in film and television. CineKink launches the first part of its 2013 Festival Tour with public screenings in

NYC Filmmaker Merges Short Form Cinema and the Musical, Uncovers Multi-Talented Cast in ‘STAGE OF MIND”

Mesmerized by roommate Alicia’s (Constanza Palavecino) singing from the shower Jeremy inches closer to the bathroom door imagining her performance as being played on a stage, however an unexpected situation eventually has unsuspecting Jeremy (Philip Eggers) becoming the star of his own show. ‘Stage Of Mind‘ was inspired on Director Robbie Vicencio arrival to NYC from

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