Director Laura Waters Hinson and producer Bryan Bello’s docufilm has been presented with a wonderful touch of sensitivity, sincerity, and humanity. The film progresses at a gentle pace, very much like a slow meandering river; yet the core message is not lost. The film progresses at a gentle pace, very much like a slow meandering river; yet the core message is not lost. Two stories … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM REVIEW – STREET REPORTER – Homelessness is an everyday event witnessed by everyday people from every walk of life. They are vilified and glorified by mainstream media and the public in general.
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
“A brilliant film…a very personal story, and yet it finds its universality in the telling of it. PETIT RAT hits on so many different themes all at the same time, and in what is a relatively short piece of work, it’s kind of a seamless magical little piece of movie making.” – Jason Alexander The documentary short has been a hit on the festival circuit and has qualified … Continue reading Vera Wagman’s autobiographical PETIT RAT shares a story that highlights the poignant and profound cross-section of family, history and the arts
Over the past several years, the deportation of undocumented immigrants in America has been a topic that has been on the minds of many. From DACA to The Dreamers, many have tried to take a stand against these deportations and the effect that they can have on those who are forced to leave the country they call home. Cesar Martinez Barba, director of Dial Home, … Continue reading Cesar Martinez Barba’s “Dial Home” Documents the Post-Deportation Lives of the Undocumented – Review
We caught up with director Susan Rosenzweig to talk about her eye-opening documentary short BABY HERS. Thank you for sharing your important film, you have certainly opened our eyes to the cruelties of the milk industry. What inspired you to make this film? I’ve always loved animals and wanted to help them. My dad taught me how to catch bugs in the house with a … Continue reading Director Susan Rosenzweig “‘Baby Hers’ tells the tragic and true story of how we get milk: by stealing it from lactating mothers and kidnapping their babies”