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Industry News October 2008

1 Oct , 2008 | Written by Erin Trahan | Posted by:

The Boston Palestine Film Festival returns with a second fest, Hatchling Studios develops a free FLV player, Melanie Perkins wins an Emmy, and more... a report of news & happenings in the local industry for October 2008. 

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The Untimely Death of a Superstar Hermit

1 Apr , 2008 | Written by Kathleen McKenzie | Posted by:

After a traumatic life, Robert E. Harrill moved to the beach of North Carolina with just the clothes on his back.  A documentary about his rise to tourist stardom and his mysterious death, The Fort Fisher Hermit: the Life & Death of Robert E. Harrill, is coming soon to Springfield’s WGBY.

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Never-Ending Storm

2 Jan , 2008 | Written by Lynn Tryba | Posted by:

Some people think the Hurricane Katrina story has been told already.  Lucia Small and Ed Pincus’s latest documentary, The Axe in the Attic, screening this month at the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in Boston, reminds viewers the story is far from over.

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A Compulsion to Tell the Truth

1 Jan , 2008 | Written by Scott R. Caseley | Posted by:

Andy Blood of the CT-based Wolf Gang Pictures lets soldiers tell their story of Iraq in My War, My Story.

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Questions of Faith

1 Jan , 2008 | Written by Lynn Tryba | Posted by:

In The Jesus Guy, first-time documentarian Sean Tracey depicts a man who looks and talks like Jesus.  But does he do what Jesus would do?

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From Homework to Hollywood

1 Jul , 2007 | Written by Brian Kure | Posted by:

One series regular. Six films. Seven commercials. Ten plays. Thirteen years old! It’s time to meet William Erickson -- he’s defining his own film career while conquering the seventh grade, all from Durham, NH.

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Call Me Eugene

1 Jul , 2006 | Written by Mike Messier | Posted by:

Actor Mike Messier remembers what it was like working on his first full-length Hollywood film Hard Luck and getting a little, but anxiously awaited, glimpse of movie stardom.

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The Guy Next Door

1 Mar , 2006 | Written by Barbara Diggs | Posted by:

Canadian Filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming talks about the unconventional forces behind the creation of her farcical horror film, The French Guy, which will be screened at the Boston Underground Film Festival this month.

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Where There’s a Will…

1 Feb , 2005 | Written by Sara Faith Alterman | Posted by:

Actor, director and comedian Will Luera talks about ImprovBoston, the Boston acting scene and staying true to his roots.

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Filming Nowhere

1 Oct , 2003 | Written by Jim Mentink | Posted by:

Environmental documentary filmmaker Doug Hawes-Davis goes to Wal-Mart to ask questions about American culture in his latest film 'This is Nowhere,' which screens this month at the Brattleboro Environmental Film Festival.

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