Moviemaking

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Making Movies

    I am making a movie. Not just a little movie, but a feature length one. And without much money. In fact, about...

  • 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....