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Interview: Johanna Bennett & Mandy Ward (Co-Founders – THE FIRST TIME FEST)

Interview: Johanna Bennett & Mandy Ward (Co-Founders – THE FIRST TIME FEST)

From Orson Welles’s ‘Citizen Kane’ to John Huston’s ‘The Maltese Falcon‘, Rob Reiner’s ‘This is Spinal Tap’, Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Reservoir Dogs’ and Sam Mendes’s ‘American Beauty’, first films have proven to be the benchmark for some of our greatest cinematic voices. FIRST TIME FEST aims to discover and present the next generation of great filmmakers

The First Time Film Festival Takes Place March 1-4, 2013 @ The Players & Loews Village vii

The First Time Film Festival is a new and unique film festival taking place in New York City from March 1 – 4, 2013. Just as Stanley Kubrick had ‘KILLER’S KISS‘, Darren Aronofsky ‘PI‘, and John Huston ‘THE MALTESE FALCON‘ as their first works (all of which will be screened during the festival), First Time

NewFilmmakers NY – November 28, 2012 @ Anthology Film Archives

On Wednesday, November 28th, NewFilmmakers continues its Fall Screening Series with films about social change and our Short Film Program. 6:00 PM Documentary Series – CITIZEN ZERO (2012, 18 minutes) Dir: Alexandra Stergiou About the filmmaker’s father, his politics, and the seventh-eight year long journey he has taken to become a U.S. citizen. – AMERICAN

Interview: Fred Stanton (Director, ‘Uprising’) – Gotham Screen International Film Festival

‘UPRISING‘ is the inside story of the Egyptian revolution from the perspective of its principal leaders and organizers, including four Nobel Peace Prize nominees. Their success in forcing the downfall of a brutal dictatorship has changed the face of the Middle East and provided hope for millions of oppressed people across the world. Above all,

Interview: Michael Gunther (Festival Director @ Gotham Screen International Film Festival)

The 6th Annual Gotham Screen International Film Festival and Screenplay Contest kicks off October 4 – 14, 2012 to eleven days of screenings and events at downtown Manhattan’s Tribeca Grand and Greenwich Village’s Quad Cinema. The festival will showcase no fewer than nine world premieres features, documentaries and short films from independent, first- or second-time