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‘The Informant’ – Who is Brandon Darby?

‘The Informant’ – Who is Brandon Darby?

Who is Brandon Darby? That is the question director Jamie Meltzer seems preoccupied with in his latest documentary entitled ‘Informant‘, about a radical left-wing activist turned FBI informer, now right-wing tea party constituent. The answer of course varies with each person Meltzer interviews: former friends, mentors, and Darby himself, who opine about this transformation and

Experimental Situationist Film ‘ALLURE’ Reflects 60s Cinema in a Digital World

‘Allure‘ is a process-driven film, where filmmakers and performers (actors and non-actors) work together through a series of improvisations, character building, and discussions to flesh out the story and protagonists.  The camera follows the characters, instead of the characters playing/posing for the camera.  All dialogue is improvised, as the scene is worked through. Inspired by true

‘We Are the Hartmans’ – A Comedy for the 99%

Laura Newman was working as a barista at a Starbucks in Manhattan when she had her first political awakening. She’d just met the performance artist and activist Reverend Billy while studying theater and film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. What she learned from the Rev about the coffee behemoth prompted her to rip