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Cartel Land Brings the Mexican Drug Wars to Tribeca

Cartel Land Brings the Mexican Drug Wars to Tribeca

By H.S. Bayer and Lisa Lindo Cartel Land (2015) has its New York premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 22. The film premiered at Sundance in January, and has blazed its way through the April festival circuit showing at Ashland Independent Film Festival, Dallas International Film Festival, Florida Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival

SUPPORT: Dark, Twisted NYC-Based Thriller ‘Catch 22’

‘Catch 22’ is a feature-length thriller that explores a number of the darker sides of the human condition – betrayal of loved ones, substance abuse and addiction, rape, murder – and ultimately whether real friendship and love takes precedence over all the shit life can, and does, throw at you. ‘Catch 22’ is heinously dark at every step

2014 SXSW Filmmaker Profile: Collin Schiffli (Director – ‘Animals’)

ANIMALS tells the story of a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy life they imagine for themselves. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ultimately forced to face the reality of their situation. Anticipating the WORLD PREMIERE of ‘Animals’ at 2014 SXSW

Review: ‘Narco Cultura’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels Directed by Shaul Schwarz Playing in NYC at AMC Empire 25 At the beginning of Narco Cultura, a beautiful and brutal film from director Shaul Schwarz, three Mexican boys converse with each other. They are gazing at the forensics team surrounding an all too common crime scene in Juarez, Mexico, attempting to

Interview: Brad & Todd Barnes (Directors – ‘East Nashville Tonight’)

In February of 2013, the Barnes Brothers attempted to shoot a documentary about the lives of Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook and other touring songwriters residing in the burgeoning East Nashville neighborhood. They failed. Instead, drugs and booze took over. They ended up with: ‘East Nashville Tonight’ ‘East Nashville Tonight‘ is available November 19th at eastnashvilletonight.com,

Review: ‘Spring Breakers’

‘SPRING BREAKERS’ Written & Directed by Harmony Korine Starring James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine & Gucci Mane Playing in NYC at AMC Empire 25 & Regal Union Square Fully capable (and somewhat apprehensive) in drawing from personal experiences of the not so distant past, it now registers that March’s latter