All posts by Kelly Leow

  • Green Lights: The Redford Center and Sundance’s “The New Climate” Provide Support for Environmentalist Film

    Climate activists, rejoice: new support systems for environmentalist filmmaking are sprouting up, and there’s one name behind the curtain—Redford. The Sundance Kid has long advocated...

  • Criterion Crash Course: Moviemaking Lessons From Criterion’s Punch-Drunk Love

    Whether you’re a moviemaker, critic or devoted film collector, lovers of cinema can all agree: A Criterion Collection release is a stamp of cultural importance....

  • enter site Festival Wrap: Questions of Identity and Legacy Meet On Screen at the Hawaii International Film Festival 2016

    Hawaii, you could say, has a Hawaii problem. It’s a place, like Paris or New York City, that has become more than geography. Hawaii is...

  • Something About Mammoth: Come to Mammoth Lakes Film Festival for the Line-up, Stay for Springtime in NorCal

    Somewhere in the mountains of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, off Route 395 near Yosemite National Park, is the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival. You get there...

  • “Experience Life Itself, Good and Bad:” Terence Davies on Sunset Song, A Quiet Passion and How He Works

    Terence Davies is hardly the most prolific of directors. In the 40 years since he began his cinematic career, he has made eight features and...

  • Texting in Theaters “Could Seriously Hurt Our Industry:” Tim League Releases Statement in Response to AMC’s Adam Aron

    Recently instated AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron made headlines this week at CinemaCon when he floated the idea of allowing texting in AMC theaters to...

  • Of Tacos and the City: In Laura Gabbert’s City of Gold, L.A. is Most Beautiful Through Jonathan Gold’s Eyes

    Few other cities in modern times defy easy narrative as Los Angeles does. Intoxicating and infuriating in equal measure, it is large, as they say;...

  • Berlin, Revisited: Tour the City’s Famous Film Locations on This Interactive Map

    Few cities have had such a dramatic and tumultuous history as Berlin since the turn of the 20th century—the period marked by the evolution of...

  • watch Sundance 2016: See Indie Film’s Movers and Shakers in Jeff Vespa’s Beautiful @Portraits

    Jeff Vespa has been the Sundance Film Festival’s official photographer since 2003, a post that gives him the unusual privilege of capturing his mega-famous subjects...

  • watch Slamdance 2016: Watch Interviews with Adam Rifkin, Penn and Teller from Director’s Cut

    Director’s Cut, Adam Rifkin and Penn Jillette’s warped comedy about obsession and moviemaking, opened the 22nd Slamdance Film Festival on Friday, January 22, 2016. In...