Sunday, June 19, 2016

Catholic Church Abuse Survivor Stirs Pennsylvania's H.B.1942 Debate

The first chapter in Joe Capozzi's struggle to reclaim his life from the Catholic Church was written in 2005-2006.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

H.B. 1523 Sparks Mississippi Filmmaker

Can you imagine the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day, filtered through the prism of Mississippi's controversial H.B. 1523 law? Gulf Coast writer-director Tammy Devin can, and will.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

In Praise of Arizona Katie Lee

One way to get to a sense of Katie Lee, the dynamic personality at the center of an eight-minute documentary short premiering this weekend at the 2016 Telluride Mountainfilm Festival, is to consider how she has been described by journalist and naturalist Craig Childs.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

A Bible Verse and Some Casting Destiny

Florida indie drama 54:17, which premiered this weekend in Miami, arrives with several dynamic back-stories.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

A River Diary and Anne Frank

It's a worthy documentary topic: the pollution of U.S. rivers and the recent efforts of the Save Maumee Grassroots Organization, a group that canoed from Fort Wayne to Toledo, Indiana to highlight the battle to keep the Maumee River clean. But how do you draw people in?