Monday, September 19, 2016

A Kentucky Teenager's Message of Hope

These are empowering times for aspiring young filmmakers. Consider Josiah Stendel.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Lumières, Camera, Action!

Spoiler alert: There's nothing to spoil with regards to one of the first short films ever made. That's because this brief 1895 snapshot simply shows workers exiting the Lumière Company factory in Lyon, France.

Friday, September 2, 2016

A Grassroots Documentary About a Grassroots Political Candidate

A few weeks ago, Charlie Hardy, age 77, came in second to Ryan Greene in Wyoming's Democratic Primary for Congress. He collected 7,568 votes, or 42%, while Greene tallied 10,580 votes for 58%.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Carnegie Museum Profiles Local Filmmaker

When a retrospective of Tony Buba's films played in New York in 2012, the Braddock, Pennsylvania chronicler got nice write-ups in The New York Times and Village Voice. Now, thanks to the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, there is a compelling new video profile.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

The Roller Coaster History of Rocky Point Park

On a Saturday in January of 2009, Rhode Island artist Jason Mayoh celebrated his graphic novel Tales of Rocky Point Park with a party at a Pawtucket art gallery. This coming Saturday, August 20th, he will premiere a same-named feature documentary that grew out of his work on the novel.