Interview with director Poppy Gordon: “There’s something very brave about refusing to be tokenized for someone else’s agenda.”

We caught up with talented female director Poppy Gordon to speak about her film For Your Consideration. A film that bravely takes a snapshot of American culture and dares viewers to laugh and cringe at how it is manufactured has been doing very well on the film festival circuit, screening at Oscar-qualifying film festivals such as Rhode Island International Film Festival, Odense International Film Festival … Continue reading Interview with director Poppy Gordon: “There’s something very brave about refusing to be tokenized for someone else’s agenda.”

Interview with ‘Kindling’ director Xinyi Zhu – “Abortion is a very political topic, especially in the U.S.”

Film and Television Business spoke to Kindling director Xinyi Zu about her short film Kindling which tells a moving story about two girls and the depth of their friendship! The concept of this film is a story as old as time. True friends that have been torn apart by time and shifting circumstances, come together to support one another through a difficult time. In your … Continue reading Interview with ‘Kindling’ director Xinyi Zhu – “Abortion is a very political topic, especially in the U.S.”

Brwa Vahabpour’s Interview: “The inspirations behind the film Silence are my family and my adolescence.”

Brwa Vahabpour’s film Silence shares the story of a young deaf girl who finds difficulty trying to fit in at school and in the world. This phenomenal film shows the importance of making sure we have the resources, tools, and facilities to accommodate deaf people and how important it is for us to make them feel that they are a part of us because they … Continue reading Brwa Vahabpour’s Interview: “The inspirations behind the film Silence are my family and my adolescence.”

For Your Consideration Review: ‘It successfully captures the reality we live in.’

In the wake of the #MeToo and BLM movements, the world is scrambling to prove how ‘woke’ it is in the year 2020. To be relevant in 2020, storytelling has taken a sharp turn into pointed and purposeful play into the world of the marginalized. Poppy Gordon, founder of Feral NYC and an emerging promising New York Filmmaker, has made her 2020 debut with a … Continue reading For Your Consideration Review: ‘It successfully captures the reality we live in.’

Lanre Olabisi’s film A Storybook Ending focuses on a black man who kills a white cop in self-defense

Starring Rotimi Paul (The First Purge), Carra Patterson (Straight Outta Compton), Sawandi Wilson (Isn’t It Romantic) and Toni Ann DeNoble (Manifest) Lanre Olabisi’s dark comedy, A Storybook Ending, focuses on a black man who accidentally kills a white cop in self-defense. This topical short which has already screened at the San Francisco Black Film Festival, the San Antonio Film Festival, and the Woods Hole Film … Continue reading Lanre Olabisi’s film A Storybook Ending focuses on a black man who kills a white cop in self-defense