All posts tagged "Festival Wrap"

  • Festival Wrap: Island Casual Mixes with Serious Cinema Aesthetic at Hawaii International Festival 2017

    The Hawaii International Film Festival turned 37 in November, and along with its typically top-notch programming and famous hospitality, it also somehow seemed to become...

  • Festival Wrap: Indie Memphis 2017 Celebrates 20 Years of Flavorful Cinema

    From the moment you arrive at the airport in Memphis, Tennessee, Elvis Presley follows you around as an omnipresent figure. Indeed, the city’s musical past...

  • San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2017: It’s Quaint at First Glance, but SLO Has a Lot Going On

    Long after the boysenberry aromas of a San Luis Obispo-made Zinfandel were washed from my palate, the local flavor of the sleepy Californian Central Coast...

  • get link Thin Line Fest 2017: A Festival Where "Run, Don’t Walk" Takes on a Literal Dimension

    When I learned my documentary What Happened in Vegas, about police corruption in Las Vegas, had gotten accepted to the Newport Beach Film Festival, I...

  • Oxford Film Festival 2017: This Mississippi Gem Instantly Wins Over All Newcomers

    With my debut feature, Gold Star, accepted to the Oxford Film Festival, my experience began before my plane wheels even touched the ground. I’ve spent...

  • LA Femme International Film Festival 2017: An Oral History of a "By Women, For Everyone" Festival

    The idea for LA Femme International Film Festival, for women directors, writers and producers, came to me in 2004 as I sat with a bunch...

  • go Roswell Film Festival 2017: Come Out to This Fledgling New Mexico Festival, And You’ll Want to Believe

    I had a Roswell, New Mexico local relate this story to me: He was on vacation near Transylvania when a Romanian found out he was...

  • Festival Wrap: Literally Short Film Festival is Pequeño Pero Poderoso – Small But Mighty

    For many, the idea of Houston is rooted in a combination of history and popular myth. A mountain of towering buildings, energy giants and urban...

  • Festival Beat: In its Seventh Year, Chagrin Documentary Film Festival Feels Both Major League and Down Home

    First-time producer Brandon Jackson, whose film This is Honduras premiered at Chagrin Documentary Film Festival in 2016, likens the festival to “a quiet, out-of-the-way Parisian...

  • here Festival Beat: Big Payoff at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2017

    They had me at “Montana.” I first visited Montana six years ago to shoot my college thesis film. Ever since, I’d been dying to get...