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10 Films To Watch At 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

10 Films To Watch At 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival has become the launching pad for the best of international, Hollywood and Canadian cinema, and is recognized as the most important film festival after Cannes.  The unofficial kick-off to the fall festival season (and award season pre-cursor), TIFF 20145once again brings an eclectic program of International cinema to one of the world’s

Ben Niles’ ‘Some Kind of Spark’ to PREMIERE at DOC NYC

With children’s music education sharply declining over 20% since 2001 (according to Music Educators National Conference), Ben Niles, director of the award-winning “Note By Note (The Making of Steinway L1037),” chronicles in his new feature-length documentary, SOME KIND OF SPARK, six kids (ages 8-12) from far reaches of New York City as they embark on

Interview: Dani Tenenbaum (Director – ‘Guides’)

Director Dani Tenebuam‘s short film ‘GUIDES‘, takes a peek at today’s kids: they are responsible for the young generation’s education, guide in the local youth movements, and are zionist kids with values, They are independent and with no parental advisory. But when the activities end, the boredom begin. We spoke with Dani Tenenbaum after ‘GUIDES‘

Short Film Review: ‘GUIDES’

Written & Directed By Dani Tenenbaum Starring Itamar Cohen, Biky Stulero, Eliran Elias, Chen Bar-El, Yaeli Rosenblit, Or Inbar-Gur aryeh, Ohad Fait WINNER – IndieWorks “Golden Whiskers” Award Best of Fest, April 2014 Dani Tenenbaum‘s claustrophobic, yet intimately shot short film ‘Guides‘ (which recently took home the “Golden Whiskers” award presented by New York City independent

Through Our Eyes: Three Decades of EVC Youth Documentaries Announces Third Season

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced a third season of Through Our Eyes: Three Decades of EVC Youth Documentaries, an award-winning retrospective series of films made by teenagers through the Educational Video Center’s Youth Documentary Workshop. Spanning 30 years of extraordinary work, the EVC retrospective documentary series captures life in New York City and beyond,

Interview: Destin Cretton (Writer/Director – ‘Short Term 12)

Writer/Director Destin Cretton’s sophomore feature ‘SHORT TERM 12‘ pulls off a tricky balance of imbuing its story with emotional weight while not coming across as cloying in the process. The situation is inherently affecting, but the filmmaker complicates it with characters worth rooting for already resulting in one of the years best word of mouth campaigns,

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