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Interview: Marco Ursino (Executive Director) & Nathan Kensinger (Head of Programming) – Brooklyn Film Festival

Interview: Marco Ursino (Executive Director) & Nathan Kensinger (Head of Programming) – Brooklyn Film Festival

The Brooklyn Film Festival, is an International, competitive festival. BFF mission is to provide a public forum in Brooklyn in order to advance public interest in films and the independent production of films. To draw worldwide attention to Brooklyn as a center for cinema. To encourage the rights of all Brooklyn residents to access and

Sundance Institute Alum ‘La Camioneta’ Premiers @ reRun Theater – May 31, 2013

Every day dozens of decommissioned school buses leave the United States on a southward migration that carries them to Guatemala, where they are repaired, repainted, and resurrected as the brightly-colored camionetas that bring the vast majority of Guatemalans to work each day. Since 2006, nearly 1,000 camioneta drivers and fare-collectors have been murdered for either

Interview: Eugene Jarecki (Director- ‘The House I Live In’)

Filmed in more than twenty states, ‘The House I Live In‘ captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war, offering a

Movie Going Public Throughout the Country to Decide on Kenyan Academy Award Submission ‘Nairobi Half Life’ Future

MANHATTAN SHORT and MovieMaker Magazine have selected ‘Nairobi Half Life‘, Kenya’s first official submission for the Academy Awards and AFI Fest Audience Award recipient, as the winner of the inaugural Feature Film Project.  On  March 21, 2013, ‘Nairobi Half Life’ will screen in 100 theaters across the United States.  Audiences at those screenings will be

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