Saturday, September 27, 2014

A Newspaper, a Movie Theater and Lots of Montana Magic

When the first edition of The Billings Gazette rolled off the presses in the spring of 1885, it was a single page. A couple of decades later came the Babcock Theatre, completed downtown in 1907 and recently restored by its third owners, a collective of local residents.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Campaigning to Protect a Borneo Rainforest

Tonight in Oxford, Ross Harrison hosted the first UK screening of his half-hour documentary Sunset Over Selungo, ahead of the movie's online release September 22nd.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Original Gidget Parties in Coronado

Even though Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story is several years old, it's responsible for one of this weekend's coolest screening events.

Quidditch Doc Inaugurates Palm Springs 'First Features' Series

The festival odyssey for former UCLA graduate film student Farzad Sangari began this summer in Washington, D.C. With some degree of prestige, as the Saturday June 19th screening debut of Mudbloods was hosted by the AFI Docs festival.

Extreme Poverty Doc Previews in the Lands of Lincoln, Disney

Every three seconds, someone, somewhere dies of extreme hunger and poverty. Usually a child; very often, tipped over by the symptoms of a preventable disease.