Category: Film Festival
KIFF 2022 Review: ‘Joyland’ Criticizes Patriarchy through Its Tender Narrative and Compassionately Humanized Characters
I hope that more people will see Joyland, understand the situation, and eventually change themselves and society so we can have a more accommodating world where everyday tragedies like the one depicted in the film do not occur.
The Yonkers Film Festival 2022 In Review
A summary of the films featured in this annual event taking place in Westchester.
A Conversation With the Filmmakers of ‘When Men Were Men’
Hours before their line-up of screenings for Trans Awareness Week began, the filmmakers of ‘When Men Were Men’ chatted with me about how the film’s personal exploration of masculinity is impacting enthusiastic ‘baby queers’ and conservative Irishmen alike.
An Interview with Writer/Director/Producer Penelope Lawson
We chat with Penelope Lawson about her short film, The Dinner Party, her experience founding her own production company, and fun cinema.
Diversity Programming At The Austin Film Festival
Coverage from the Austin Film Festival, highlighting some panels and films that emphasized the importance of diverse and inclusive storytelling.
Hong Sang-soo’s Hat Trick
In The Novelist’s Film, Hong explores the meaningful things people share and inspire by virtue of simply engaging with one another.
An Interview with Writer/Director Albert Acosta
We sat down with Writer/Director Albert Acosta to discuss his debut short film, (ha-ha), Acosta’s foray into narrative cinema, and how his personal experiences have shaped his filmmaking philosophy.
TIFF ‘22 Coverage: ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’
The Vietnamese perspective is not only completely ignored in ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’, but it is blatantly whitewashed and disrespected.
Kurosawa’s ‘Ikiru’ Comes Back to Life in ‘Living’
‘Living’ dives into many themes that we can all understand regardless of our cultural backgrounds. We can see this through the shared similarities between ‘Ikiru’ and ‘Living’.