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SXSW 2017 Filmmaker Profile: Miao Wang (Maineland)

SXSW 2017 Filmmaker Profile: Miao Wang (Maineland)

Filmed over three years in China and the U.S., ‘Maineland’ is a multi-layered coming-of-age tale that follows two teenagers of China’s wealthy elite as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. This SXSW Award Winner (Jury Prize – Excellence in Observational Cinema) follows part of the enormous wave of “parachute students” enrolling

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (Writers/Directors – ‘Beneath The Harvest Sky’)

‘Beneath The Harvest Sky‘ tells the story of Casper (Emory Cohen) and Dominic (Callan McAuliffe)— two best friends that are fiercely loyal to one another, as they come of age in a small farming town in Maine. During harvest break, Casper is drawn into smuggling drugs across the Canadian border with his outlaw father, Clayton

2013 Brooklyn Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Jeremy O’Keefe (Writer/Director – ‘Somewhere Slow’)

Intimate, raw and funny, ‘SOMEWHERE SLOW‘ features a searing and complex portrait of Anna Thompson, a 40 year old skin care rep, coasting through an unfulfilled marriage and an estranged relationship with her family. When Anna gets mixed-up in a deadly convenience store robbery, she makes a split-second decision and walks out of her life