Directing

  • Video Masturbation

    No, I’m not talking about the kind of self-abuse induced by Debbie Does Dallas. But video masturbation is an Old Testament-style waste...

  • Sweet Little Films

    It’s hard for Zola Mumford to watch Hollywood movies. She says there’s very little in them that a young, woman of color...

  • That’s a Wrap

    Screenplay writing was by far the most popular subject among the participants. Judging from interviews and questions posed by audience members, there...

  • Ross McElwee’s March

    Ross McElwee had been making his own brand of independent films for a number of years when Sherman’s March established him as...

  • High and Low

    As those of you who are hardcore cineastes probably know, "High and Low," the headline for this inaugural Freeze Frame, is also...

  • The Friend or Dafoe?

    Prior to Body of Evidence‘s theatrical release a rumor floated that if the film did not perform well, the producers had an...

  • No Absence of Malice

    Malice This film has nothing to do with malice except for the malice it inspired in me against the people who made...

  • Video Is Not Slumming

    If you’re going to read this column, we must first verify your qualifications. How many of these items apply to you? 1....

  • Carl Darchuk’s Higher Education

    Not unlike many virgin moviemakers before him, when Carl Darchuk shot his first film he knew just enough to be dangerous. "I...

  • From the Publisher

    When I decided to launch this venture I had to ask myself why I believe the world needs another film magazine. Do...

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