Interviews

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The Double Discrimination of Female Filmmakers

10 May , 2019 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

A conversation with Michele Meek on gender disparity in filmmaking and her latest book Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos, available on Routledge and Amazon.

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Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts | New England

Boston Sci-Fi Film Fest Interview: Paul J Salamoff

10 Feb , 2019 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

Director Paul J Salamoff discusses his film Encounter, a science fiction film about an otherwordly object crashes into a field and into the life of artist Will Dawkins, and the metaphor of trying to find your way back from being lost.

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Animation | Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts | New England

Boston Sci-Fi Fest Interview: Director Michael Neel

2 Feb , 2019 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

Director Michael Neel discusses his film Infinite Santa 8000, a twist on the treasured legend, and how the director’s cut, screening at the 2019 Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival became a version of the film he always imagined.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Interviews | Maine | Massachusetts | New England

2018 Festival Interview: Project Puffin

21 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

Project Puffin profiles the efforts of conservationists working on the coast of Maine to study, protect and nurture the United States’ only colony of puffins. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, Vanessa Kahn, one of the writers and directors of Project Puffin, discusses how she got into filmmaking, where she’s headed, and, surprisingly, what the puffins taught her about filmmaking.

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Animation | Comedy | Festival Interviews | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Film Festivals | Interviews | Massachusetts | New England | Short Films

2018 Festival Interview: Liberty and Justice: A Cautionary Tale in the Land of the Free

20 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

Liberty and Justice get lost wandering through a dark wood in search of a new leader in this wordless stop-motion political satire.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Interviews | New England | Short Films | Vermont

2018 Festival Interview: Looking Back at Me

20 Sep , 2018 | Posted by:

In this short documentary, Alex Escajac tells the story of Sade Bolger, an 18-year-old musician from Vermont who recently came out as non-binary,

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Documentary | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

2018 Festival Interview: The Field

20 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

Follow Christopher through his daily routine in Baní as he balances his many responsibilities and trains to become a professional baseball player.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Film Festivals | Interviews | Massachusetts | Short Films

2018 Festival Interview: Eastie

17 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

Eastie explores how gentrification and corporate competition converge to put Cucchiello’s Bakery out of business after 70 years of operation in East Boston.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Interviews | Massachusetts | Vermont

2018 Festival Interview: The Longest Year

17 Sep , 2018 | Posted by:

Through abstract natural images and the voices of loved ones, Jessie Beers-Altman unpacks a tragic, life-altering event.

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Documentary | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Internet | Interviews | Maine | Short Films

2018 Festival Interview: It’s A Match!

16 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

It’s a Match follows Evelyn, a Portland Maine native, as she peruses Tinder and goes on some semi-successful IRL dates.

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