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2015 Slamdance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Steven Richter (Co Writer/Director: Birds of Neptune)

2015 Slamdance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Steven Richter (Co Writer/Director: Birds of Neptune)

Young sisters Mona and Rachel are left to their own devices after the loss of their parents. Confined to their childhood home and constantly surrounded by nostalgia of the past, the girls have created their own pseudo-realities. Rachel finds solace in her music and old spiritual practices while her older sister Mona turns to unconventional

Our Picks For Best Films of the Year

Top 10 Films of 2014

We’re not quite sure how to look at 2014, the year in film.  Though it has featured some well made and well-intentioned films, something about the year as a whole has felt a bit empty.  Perhaps this is a good thing as there are no clear award front runners (as of yet), and it is

Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Day 7 – 12

The final days of IDFA 2014 brought a live cinema event in the DocLab series presenting some of the most remarkable multimedia projects and storytellers from the Lowlands, in collaboration with the Dutch Cultural Media Fund. Visual artist Jan Rothuizen and multimedia journalist Martijn van Tol world premiered Refugee Republic; designer Daniel Disselkoen encouraged us to rediscover familiar

Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Days 1-6

IDFA 2014 officially opened on Wednesday, November 19 in the jam-packed main hall Amsterdam’s beautiful Tuschinski  cinema. At the opening ceremony, two awards were handed out: Sjoerd Oostrik received the €125,000 Mediafonds Documentary Award towards the realisation of his film Hier is het nooit stil, a plan developed during the IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop. Documentary filmmaker Jessica Gorter received the €50,000

10 Films to Watch at IDFA 2014

Every year IDFA presents the best documentaries, selected from a wide topical range. This selection is made ​​on the basis of certain clear criteria. In short, the IDFA looks for documentaries that are stylistically interesting or innovative, socially relevant and who manage to clearly communicate with their audiences. This will be the first year we will attend

Interview: Jeff Vespa (Photographer – “The Art of Discovery”)

The Creative Coalition, the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community, in partnership with Renaissance Hotels, have launched an inspiring book and traveling art exhibit, “The Art of Discovery.” NOW AVAILABLE, the book published by Rizzoli, a premier retailer and publisher, features insightful stories edited by The Creative Coalition’s

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