Nov 28

Filmmaker 5 with Scott Hamilton Kennedy and Neil deGrasse Tyson: Shot in the Arm

In the spring of 2019, before anyone had heard of COVID-19, filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy began investigating the global measles epidemic. He began filming a documentary with top public health officials—including Tony Fauci, Paul Offit, and Peter Hotez—and compiling rare interviews with anti-vaccine activists—like Robert Kennedy, Jr., Andrew Wakefield, and Del Bigtree—who were persuading parents […]

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Sep 11

Filmmaker 5 with Margreth Olin: Songs of Earth (Fedrelandet)

Songs of Earth (Fedrelandet) is a majestic symphony of sight and sound with filmmaker Margreth Olin’s 85-year-old father at its center. Acclaimed director Olin spends a year with her father Jørgen a lifelong trekker who guides us through Norway’s most spectacular valley — the place he grew up and where generations have been living alongside […]

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Sep 09

Exclusive Interview – Director and Star of The Umbrella Men: Escape from Robben Island

The Umbrella Men: Escape from Robben Island, a Known Associates Entertainment production, offers the return of the beloved ensemble cast from the film 2022 film The Umbrella Men. Reuniting the cast in the spirit and setting once of the beautiful old quarter of Cape Town, South Africa – the Bo Kaap – the language, identity, […]

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Sep 09

Exclusive Interview: Cast and Director of Death of a Whistleblower

When Luyanda’s no bullshit reporting style lands her in trouble at work, an independent journalist, Stanley, tries to recruit her for research on a top-secret exposé related to the 1996 Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its aftermath. Soon Luyanda finds herself left in possession of Stanley’s laptop. Driven to carry on Stanleys’ work, she enlists […]

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Sep 08

Filmmaker 5 with Eva Thomas: Redlights

Short film Redlights – written, produced and directed by Eva Thomas – sees best-friends Tina (Kaniehtiio Horn) and Amber (Ellyn Jade) wrapping up their night at a local bar and heading to Tina’s car, when Amber realizes she has forgotten her purse. Tina volunteers to go get it while Amber waits in the car. When […]

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Sep 07

Filmmaker 5 with Suvi West and Anssi Kömi: Homecoming (Máhccan)

Homecoming (Máhccan), from acclaimed documentarians Suvi West and Anssi Kömi, is slated to World Premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival running September 7-17 as part of the TIFF Docs section. The film follows Sámi filmmakers West and Kömi as they observe and help assist in the return of Sámi cultural artifacts, which hold […]

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Sep 07

Filmmaker 5 with Carolina Markowicz: Toll (Pedágio)

Suellen (Maeve Jinkings), a Brazilian toll booth attendant and mother, falls in with a gang of thieves in an attempt to keep her family afloat. In doing so, she realizes she can use her job to raise some extra money illegally for a so-called noble cause: to send her son (Kauan Alvarenga) to an expensive gay […]

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Aug 15

Filmmaker 5 with Matthew Modine: I AM WHAT YOU IMAGINE

Matthew Modine’s short film I AM WHAT YOU IMAGINE is not affected by the SAG-AFTRA strike as the content adheres to strict independent and unaffiliated Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) works. Renowned actor and distinguished director Matthew Modine’s new short film, I AM WHAT YOU IMAGINE, explores the unexplainable. Featuring the voice […]

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Aug 14

Short on Shorts: Bertie the Brilliant

Bertie the Brilliant from filmmaker Gabriela Garcia Medina is a fun and fanciful film about childhood dreams. Young Bertie is obsessed with magic and his favorite performer, gender-fluid Drag King Magician, Maya the Magnificent. When he learns Maya the Magnificent will be performing in his town, Bertie becomes determined to earn money for a ticket. […]

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Aug 13

Filmmaker 5 with William Hellmuth: Dixieland

In Dixieland, Tony Todd (Candyman, Night of the Living Dead, etc.) plays a Black Union physician. After his regiment is destroyed, he flees into the Virginian woods, stumbling on a Confederate soldier hiding in a cave. They share a fire, and try to find a moment of understanding before the sun comes up. Dixieland screens […]

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