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Woodstock Film Festival Returns In Person

The Year of Covid 2020 (and into 2021), wreaked havoc on our lives, personally and professionally, especially…

In Search of RUSH Beyond the Lighted Stage, Lighting a Candle for Neal

When you watch RUSH Beyond the Lighted Stage, a documentary made in 2010, you will understand how close the trio Alex, Geddy Lee and Neal have been for over four decades and where their musical road less traveled took them. Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen, directors and producers of this dynamic rockumentary, did an admirable job. Sight and sound. Heart and soul. The screening took place at Tribeca Film Festival.

Cannes Short Film Market

Getting a film into Cannes is an accomplishment no doubt worth crowing about, however, most filmmakers squander…

Art of the Film Festival Experience Part II

Art of the Film Festival Experience Part I

I live for the film festival experience. My earliest recollections of a log-line was in the TV…

Alice Guy Blache’s Life & Times

On Saturday, March 24th, it will be 50 years. Alice Guy Blaché b. July 1, 1873 –…

Festival Badges

End-of-Year Strong Women Roles FilmFestivViews Episode 101

Twelve years ago New Year’s Eve, I put out my first podcast program, Film Festival reViews, a…

Music in Film@Woodstock Film Festival 2016 FilmFestivViews Episode 095

On a recent perfect autumn weekend spent in the Catskills, at the fiercely independent Woodstock Film Festival…

Film Festiv Views@TribecaFF Engaging the Feminine Heroic Episode 090

Traitors represents the restless generation in Tangiers, Morocco, inspired by the Clash hit Rock the Casbah, is…

FilmFestivViews Cynthia Wade Academy Award for Freeheld Episode 051

Cynthia Wade, Director of Academy Award winning Short Documentary, Freeheld, talks about elements that make up a…