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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

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,

Our Picks For Best Films of the Year

Top 10 Films of 2014

We’re not quite sure how to look at 2014, the year in film.  Though it has featured some well made and well-intentioned films, something about the year as a whole has felt a bit empty.  Perhaps this is a good thing as there are no clear award front runners (as of yet), and it is

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

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