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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

Miles Teller & JK Simmons in 'Whiplash'

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Whiplash’

Written & Directed by Damien Chazelle Starring Miles Teller, JK Simmons, Melissa Benoist & Austin Stowell Opening in NYC & Select Theaters Friday, October 10, 2014 The image is haunting, something out of a horror movie. A snare drum is splattered with blood, crimson smears on a round white surface. Gasping and sniffling give this

Interview: Sarah Knight (Director – ‘VINO VERITAS)

Some people need the truth to live.  Others not so much.  On Halloween night, the lives of two suburban couples unravel forever under the influence of a Peruvian wine brewed from the toxic skin of blue dart tree frogs.  This tribal elixir effectively reduces all inhibitions to nothing, and soon friendships and relationships are revealed