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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Leah Wolchok (Director – ‘Very Semi-Serious’)

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Leah Wolchok (Director – ‘Very Semi-Serious’)

‘Very Semi-Serious‘ is an offbeat meditation on humor, art and the genius of the single panel. The film takes an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the New Yorker and introduces the cartooning legends and hopefuls who create the iconic cartoons that have inspired, baffled—and occasionally pissed off—all of us for decades. With ‘Very Semi-Serious’, viewers get an

Interview: Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo (Directors—’Revenge of the Green Dragons’)

Based on a 1992 New Yorker article by Fredric Dannen,’Revenge of the Green Dragons‘follows Sonny (Justin Chon) and Steven (Kevin Wu), two immigrant brothers who survive the impoverished despair of New York in the 1980’s by joining the street gang known as “The Green Dragons.” The brothers quickly rise up the ranks, drawing the unwanted attention of hard-boiled city cops. After an ill-fated love

Disrupting Power Structures, Building Audiences & More – Notes from IFP Indie Film Week Day 2

HBO Documentary Films were sponsors of the second day at the 2013 IFP Independent Film Week, being held at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, with a full program described as “The Truth About Non-Fiction“.  This day, specifically geared toward the modern state of independent documentary production, featured a variety of panels, speakers, workshops and networking opportunities.

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