Documentary

Documentary | Interviews | New England | Vermont

The Voyeur, Revealed: An Interview with Josh Koury and Myles Kane

20 Dec , 2017 | Written by Aja Zoecklein | Posted by:

Gerald Foos and Gay Talese in the documentary Voyeur by Josh Koury and Myles Kane.

Aja Zoecklein interviews co-directors Josh Koury and Myles Kane about the point of view in their documentary Voyeur, the relationship between their subjects, and what their subjects think of the film.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Film Festivals | Interviews | Massachusetts | New England

2017 Festival Interview: Praying for Change

11 Oct , 2017 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

A still of Leroy Bailey from Brian McPartlan's documentary Praying for Change.

Screening through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival, Praying for Change highlights homelessness in the US through the lens of Leroy Bailey, a man committed to improving the lives of homeless veterans. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, the film’s director Brian McPartlan reveals his inspiration for the film and Netflix the documentary that inspired him to become a filmmaker.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine | New England

2017 Festival Interview: Oak Street Mural

9 Oct , 2017 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

A still from the documentary short Oak Street Mural where three people are jumping in front of the mural.

Oak Street Mural, which screens through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival, captures the creation of a public mural in Rockland, ME through gorgeous time-lapse photography. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, one of the documentary’s directors, Scott Sell, discusses the impetus for making it and how his background in journalism led him to filmmaking.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts | New England | Short Films

2017 Festival Interview: Pan-

25 Sep , 2017 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Christina Nealis gives someone a hug in this still from Dennis Tsai's film Pan-.

Screening through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival, Pan- is a beautiful portrait of a pansexual individual’s struggles and her journey of self-discovery. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, the director of the film, Dennis Tsai, talks about about how his college experience inspired the film and about the excitement of screening his movie at a local film festival.

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Corporate | Documentary | Festival Interviews | Interviews | New England

2017 Festival Interview: Dare to Be Remarkable

22 Sep , 2017 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

A still from the Animus Studios documentary Dare to Be Remarkable with the film's subject Alyssa Silva.

Screening through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival, Dare to Be Remarkable introduces viewers to one woman’s courageous battle with spinal muscular atrophy, a neurological disease with ramifications on all aspects of life. Roy Power, an editor for this documentary, chats with NewEnglandFilm.com about the film’s production and about some of its surprising fans.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Interviews | Massachusetts | Short Films

2017 Festival Interview: Pizza Birdy Bath Waterfall

20 Sep , 2017 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

A still from Tim O'Donnell's documentary Pizza Birdy Bath Waterfall.

With his documentary Pizza Birdy Bath Waterfall, director Tim O’Donnell takes viewers inside the world of Tommy, a man with Landau–Kleffner syndrome—an extremely rare neurological disorder. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com O’Donnell shares how a harsh critique of his photography led him to become a filmmaker and how his sister inspired this film.

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Documentary | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports | Vermont

Kickstart Girls of Summer: Big Diamond Dreams

16 Jun , 2017 | Posted by:

Former Vermonter and filmmaker Matthew Temple seeks Kickstarter funds for his film Girls of Summer: Big Diamond Dreams about girls and women who play baseball. Show your support.

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Documentary | Editing | Females in Film | Interviews | Massachusetts | Rhode Island | Short Films

IFFBoston Interview: Imagine Kolle 37

28 Apr , 2017 | Posted by:

Two girls sitting on a car in Imagine Kolle 37

Sabrina Zanella-Foresi shares how she got into the proper headspace to edit the documentary/narrative hybrid Imagine Kolle 37, which is playing at IFFBoston 2017 as part of the “Shorts: D=Delta: Documentary” lineup.

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Documentary | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Massachusetts

IFFBoston Interview: Stumped

25 Apr , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Will Lautzenheiser and Angel Gonzalez in the documentary Stumped.

Robin Berghaus explains how her desire to tell stories about underdogs led her to create the documentary Stumped, the opening night film at Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) 2017.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine

Festival Interview: The Raw Essence of Carlo Pittore

14 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

Richard Kane celebrates the life of influential artist Carlo Pittore with his documentary short The Raw Essence of Carlo Pittore. Originally screened at the Maine Short Film Festival, Kane’s film is screening on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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