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Nothing is Truer Than Truth

18 Apr , 2018 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com was lucky enough to steal a moment of Cheryl’s time to speak with her about her documentary Nothing is Truer Than Truth that screens this month at IFFBoston and learn what sparked her interest in this subject over a decade ago, and what keeps her going.

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Be What You Talk About

17 Jan , 2018 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

Raeshelle Cooke speaking to students about film in an auditorium.

Suzy Cosgrove interviews writer/director Raeshelle Cooke about her film Wrath City, about what inspired her to make it, and about the conversations she is hoping it will start.

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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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Nicole Kempskie on the Stowe Story Labs and her project: Helen on 86th St.

18 Oct , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

Nicole Kempskie (left) at the Stowe Story Labs

Stowe Story Labs Fellow, Nicole Kempskie discusses her musical screenplay adaptation of Helen on 86th St., and her experience at the 2017 Fall Narrative retreat.

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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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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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2017 Festival Interview: Fire

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

A still of a Siberian Husky in the snow from Ben Silberfarb's short film Fire.

Screening through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival and based on a short story, the short film Fire is a story where the cold of winter becomes a threat to the protagonist. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, the film’s director, Ben Silberfarb talks about the trilogy of films about the outdoors he’s working on and he provides insight on how he came to own his own production company, SILBERFARB-FILMS.

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2017 Festival Interview: What My Friends Do on a Saturday Night

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

A still from Ryan Weed's What My Friends Do on a Saturday Night.

Screening through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival, What My Friends Do on a Saturday Night is a parody of Game of Thrones viewing parties, which uses complicated relationships and intricate party etiquette to fashion comedic situations. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, the short’s director, Ryan Weed, enlightens us on the inspiration for his short and on what pushed him to pursue film.

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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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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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