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New Directors/New Films Interview: Benedikt Erlingsson (Writer/Direcor: ‘Of Horses & Men’)

New Directors/New Films Interview: Benedikt Erlingsson (Writer/Direcor: ‘Of Horses & Men’)

‘Of Horses & Men‘, the debut feature by celebrated stage director Benedikt Erlingsson announces the arrival of an innovative new cinematic voice. Set almost exclusively outdoors amid stunning Icelandic landscapes, the film features in equal parts a cast of exquisite short-legged Icelandic horses and human characters—including the terrific Ingvar E. Sigurdsson and Charlotte Bøving as

2013 NYFF Filmmaker Profile: Eline Jongsma & Kel O’Neill (Creators – ‘EMPIRE’)

Shot in ten countries over four years, ‘EMPIRE‘ employs a broad range of storytelling techniques—including nonfiction filmmaking, multi-channel video projection, and experience design—to unearth the contemporary aftershocks of the world’s first brush with global capitalism.  By turns epic and intimate in its approach, ‘EMPIRE‘ explores the ways in which the conditions of past continue to

Interview: Scott Gracheff (Director) & Alice Hoagland (Subject) – ‘The Rugby Player’

‘The Rugby Player’ is an uplifting and stereotype-shattering documentary that tells the story of a mother, a son, and what it takes to be a hero. The film explores the lives of Mark Bingham, one of the passengers on United Flight 93 on 9/11, and his mother, Alice Hoagland, a former United Airlines flight attendant.

THE RUGBY PLAYER, Film Honoring Life of United Flight 93 Hero Mark Bingham and His Mother Alice Hoagland, Champion of LGBT Rights and Airline Safety, To Make New York Premiere at NewFest 25th Anniversary on Sept. 11, 2013

Winner of the HBO© Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2013 Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, THE RUGBY PLAYER, which explores the unique bond between Mark Bingham, one of the passengers of United Flight 93 on 9/11, and his mother, Alice Hoagland, a former United Airlines flight attendant, makes its New York premiere

Landmark North Korea, UK & Belgian Collaboration ‘Comrade Kim Goes Flying’ Plays Film Society of Lincoln Center – Friday, July 5, 2013

A delightful, winning, life-affirming fable about a young coal miner’s pursuit of her dream to become an acrobat, ‘Comrade Kim Goes Flying‘ marks a milestone in film history: it is the first collaboration of its kind made entirely in North Korea. This charming film wears its heavy historical mantle with grace, weaving a lovely, light-hearted

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