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‘Breakup at a Wedding’ with Special Appearance by Producer Zachary Quinto @ Indie Screen – Tuesday, August 6, 2013

‘Breakup at a Wedding’ with Special Appearance by Producer Zachary Quinto @ Indie Screen – Tuesday, August 6, 2013

From the producers of ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind‘ and ‘Margin Call‘. On the eve of their wedding, Alison gets cold feet and decides to break up with her fiancé Phil.  But rather than face the embarrassment of calling off the ceremony, Alison suggests to Phil that they proceed with a sham wedding. Phil is more than

Capsule Review: ‘Bert & Arnie’s Guide to Friendship’

Directed by Jeff Kaplan Written by Jeff Kaplan & Ian Springer Staring Matt Oberg, Stephen Schneider, Anna Chlumsky, Cristin Milioti, Bree Sharp ‘Bert and Arnie’s Guide to Friendship,’ the new comedy from director Jeff Kaplan, boasts a few decent performances and funny moments. But the two lead characters don’t share much chemistry or screen time,

2013 BFF Capsule Review: ‘Soft in the Head’ WINNER: Best Actress

Directed by Nathan Silver Written by Nathan Silver, Kia Davis, Cody Stokes Starring Sheila Etxeberría, Ed Ryan, Melanie J. Scheiner, Carl Kranz ‘Soft in the Head’, the gritty new microbudget drama from director Nathan Silver, aggressively upends convention, and to great effect. The film doesn’t follow a textbook framework for generating narrative momentum. But because

2013 Brooklyn Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Cary McClelland (Director – ‘Without Shepherds’)

Six bold people navigate the dangerous waters of Pakistan’s current crisis to discover a new tomorrow: a cricket star starts a progressive political party, a female journalist goes behind Taliban lines, an ex-mujahid seeks redemption, a trucker crosses dangerous territory to feed his family, a supermodel pushes feminism through fashion, and a subversive Sufi rocker

2013 BFF Capsule Review: ‘Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes’

Written & Directed by Francesca Gregorini Staring Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel, Alfred Molina, Frances O’Connor, Aneurin Barnard ‘Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes’, a surrealist drama from director Francesca Gregorini, often grasps for dramatic momentum.  But strong chemistry between the two female leads, impressive cinematography, and a moving score buoy the film, which culminates in

2013 Brooklyn Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Amy Finkel (Director – ‘Furever’)

‘FUREVER‘ is a feature-length documentary that explores the dimensions of grief people experience over the loss of a pet. It examines the sociological evolution of pets in the U.S. today, particularly their position in a family unit, and how this evolution is affecting those in the veterinary profession and death care industry. With interviews from