OSCAR SHORTS FILM REVIEW – Stranger at the Gate: A deeply soul-searching film that is excellent viewing and humbling to the extreme

The documentary short is a complete surprise and refreshingly so in how it begins out, how the story is narrated and how it ends. My naivety and pre-judging got one over on me and the age-old saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover,’ most definitely, is one hundred percent correct. Documentaries by their very nature look at real events to provide a factual report on … Continue reading OSCAR SHORTS FILM REVIEW – Stranger at the Gate: A deeply soul-searching film that is excellent viewing and humbling to the extreme

FRAUD Director Zen Pace “Both Shira and Andre are full, complicated human beings, and both Dana and Babak were able to bounce off each other and create layered meaning within the story”

Director Zen Pace’s debut narrative short FRAUD starring Dana Aliya Levinson (STARZ’s American Gods) and Babak Tafti (Showtime’s Super Pumped), subverts the crime thriller genre by centering marginalized characters grappling with identity, love, and immigrant experiences. Levinson also wrote this timely tale. The Tribeca Film Festival is FRAUD’s World Premiere and the film is screening in competition. First of all I would like to congratulate … Continue reading FRAUD Director Zen Pace “Both Shira and Andre are full, complicated human beings, and both Dana and Babak were able to bounce off each other and create layered meaning within the story”

Oran Zegman’s Marriage Material – Hilarious, entertaining and slightly scary

  If you close your eyes and try to muster what it would look like if Black Mirror and The Stepford Wives had a musical child, there’s a high chance it would look something like Marriage Material. The short film by female writer and director Oran Zegman is whimsical and wonderful in mostly anyway you could imagine, except for its damningly realistic representation of a … Continue reading Oran Zegman’s Marriage Material – Hilarious, entertaining and slightly scary