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Shoot It!: Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film @ Strand Bookstore – Sept. 19

Shoot It!: Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film @ Strand Bookstore – Sept. 19

Shoot It!: Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film is a revealing history of how Hollywood, with its eye on the bot­tom line, lost its ability to support the work of creative filmmakers; it is also a passionate portrait of the independent filmmakers who have risen up to fill the void—the great movies being

In NYC: ’12 NYC INDIE FILM FESTIVAL August 19 – 21

The NYC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL typically draws over 600 attendees annually, exposing our filmmakers to a variety of industry professionals including directors, actors, writers, and editors. The 2012 edition begins on Friday, October 19th with the Opening Night Gala.  During the entire weekend, films will be screened in the following categories: Feature-Length, Documentaries, Shorts, Super-Shorts,

‘Nothing Without You’ Premiere (Non-Festival) @ Anthology Film Archives – 8/22

‘NOTHING WITHOUT YOU’ an independent feature film written and directed by Xackery Irving will have its non-festival premiere at the NewFilmmakers New York 2012 Summer Series on Wednesday, August 22 at 8:30 p.m. at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City. “We are thrilled that NewFilmmakers invited us to play ‘Nothing Without You’ in

A Night of Passione

John Turtorro made an appearance in midtown last Thursday night to introduce select clips from his latest film Passione. The event, organized by FilmBuff, featured a delectable spread of Neapolitan inspired hors d’oeuvres catered by sous chef Locanda Verde Proseccos and an array of fine wines provided by Southern Wine & Spirits. The highlight of

‘My Brooklyn’ Opens at reRun Theater – January 4th

‘My Brooklyn‘ follows director Kelly Anderson’s journey, as a Brooklyn gentrifier, to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood. The film documents the redevelopment of Fulton Mall, a bustling African-American and Caribbean commercial district that – despite its status as the third most profitable shopping area in New York City – is maligned for its inability

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