Tag Archives: Capitalism

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

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: Eugene Jarecki (Director- ‘The House I Live In’)

Filmed in more than twenty states, ‘The House I Live In‘ captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war, offering a

Review: Compliance

COMPLIANCE Written & Directed by Craig Zobel Starring Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker & Pat Healy Playing in NYC @ Landmark Sunshine Cinema What is the value of work? At what point does the virtuousness of labor become the arrogance of capitalism and how desperate have are we to even allow this to happen.  Sundance shocker