SOLD Film Review

Jeffrey Brown’s latest film, SOLD focuses on the topic of child sex trafficking.
Child sex trafficking, as impossible as it seems, is a massive international problem affecting an astounding 5.5 million […]

By |March 30th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Rescue Dogs Film Review

If you like talking animal movies, you’ll appreciate this indie effort about rescue dogs, starring actual rescue dogs.
The film is a very broad comedy but with a movement behind it; […]

By |March 30th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Sand Storm

Sundance Film Festival international feature Sand Storm is set in an Israeli Bedouin community.
Media depictions of underrepresented communities don’t get much scarcer than films about native peoples, wherever they reside. […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Film|0 Comments

When Two Worlds Collide

Sundance Film Festival’s When Two Worlds Collide won the World Cinema documentary special jury award for best debut feature.
Conflicts over natural resources in the Amazon region have intensified in the […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Film|0 Comments

The Land of the Enlightened

The Land of the Enlightened won a World Cinema special jury award for best cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival.
The history of Afghanistan has been punctuated by a succession of […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Embrace of the Serpent

Embrace of the Serpent was the recipient of the 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at the recent Sundance Film Festival.
As Colombia’s submission for the Best Foreign Language […]

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ILLUMINATE Film Festival shines light on conscious filmmaking

Focus on Film: Trends in conscious filmmaking with Danette Wolpert, Executive Director of ILLUMINATE Film Festival

What trends do you see in film today?

Aside from lots of superheroes, Alicia Vikander being Hollywood’s new […]

By |January 26th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Bleeding Heart film review

Jessica Biel stars in Diane Bell’s latest film Bleeding Heart.
Written and directed by Diane Bell.

It’s refreshing to have the practice of yoga featured prominently in the storyline of a film. […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Film|0 Comments

India’s Daughter Film Review

Reflections on a Film with a Powerful Story to Tell
By Elissa Harris

Actor Sean Penn introduced the film India’s Daughter at the screening I attended. He likened watching the provocative […]

By |November 6th, 2015|Film|0 Comments

Heart of a Dog Film Review

Realized by Laurie Anderson

As America’s best-known experimental performance artist, Laurie Anderson has made her mark in many forms of media: multimedia stage performances, seven books, multiple studio albums and soundtracks, […]

By |October 26th, 2015|Film|0 Comments