FILM REVIEW – Sin Cielo – A breathtaking film with an important message

Based on true stories, Sin Cielo pulls back the curtain on an epidemic of abduction and sex trafficking of women in Mexico. Director Jianna Maarten illustrates a story of innocent love with captivating watercolor skies, beneath which lays town haunted by its missing girls and guarded by an ominous militia. As youngsters Memo (David Gurrola) and Delia (David Gurrola) navigate the courtship of a first crush, … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Sin Cielo – A breathtaking film with an important message

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM -Paul Marques Duarte’s live action short film Harbor touches on the European immigrant crisis

Director Paul Marques Duarte and Producer Thomas Guentch’s award winning film Harbor touches on the story of a kind hearted teacher who is forced to make the choice of hiding a migrant child or giving him over to the authorities. This topical film has won numerous accolades at international film festivals around the world including the audience award at the Cleveland International Film Festival. A night on high … Continue reading LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM -Paul Marques Duarte’s live action short film Harbor touches on the European immigrant crisis

Meryam Joobeur award-winning film Brotherhood is having a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere

Meryam Joobeur’s live action short film Brotherhood tells a poignant story of a rural Tunisian father caught in between loyalty to his family and his rigid moral principles. Produced by Midi La Nuit & Cinetéléfilms and distributed by Travelling Distribution, Brotherhood won seven Oscar-qualifying awards (Raindance, In the Palace, Aspen, Melbourne, Short Shorts Japan, Heartland and San Francisco International Film Festival) and is now under consideration for a 2020 Academy Award. After … Continue reading Meryam Joobeur award-winning film Brotherhood is having a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere

Director Carlota Pereda “I am the mother of a young girl and I don’t like the world she’s going to have to grow up in”

We caught up with Carlota Pereda the director of the Oscar-qualified film Piggy to talk more about her work, bullying and body shaming. Cerdita-Teaser (Piggy) Short Film from Carlota Pereda on Vimeo.   Carlota Pereda’s body shaming film ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Oscar-qualifying Goya Award Cerdita (Piggy) shares the story of a teen who is bullied for her weight, this … Continue reading Director Carlota Pereda “I am the mother of a young girl and I don’t like the world she’s going to have to grow up in”

RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL – If you have ever taken a flight you MUST watch Tristan Lorraine’s Everybody Flies

Everybody Flies – Film Trailer from Fact Not Fiction Films on Vimeo. Like many people I love to travel and have done so before I could even walk. What I didn’t know was how dangerous it is to fly! I didn’t even question if flying was safe, I just assumed it was. Would large airline companies really put us at risk and cover up the … Continue reading RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL – If you have ever taken a flight you MUST watch Tristan Lorraine’s Everybody Flies

Exclusive interview with Hongyu Li “Hank represents everyone who losses their voice in a relationship”

Hank Trailer from Neo Li on Vimeo. Hongyu Li’s fantastic film Hank stars Jason Stuart and tackles the subject of open relationships. This important film was recently nominated by Palm Springs Oscar Qualifying Film Festival. We got the opportunity to speak to this talented director about his work. After reluctantly agreeing to an open relationship, middle-aged gay man Hank starts a wild journey with a mysterious … Continue reading Exclusive interview with Hongyu Li “Hank represents everyone who losses their voice in a relationship”

Hearth director Sophie B. Jacques “it’s been easier for men to get financing for their movie”

Have you ever wondered what might happen if you rented your house out for the weekend to complete strangers? Have you ever wanted to place cameras around the house or would you rather not know? Writer/Director Sophie B Jacques’ Hearth shares the story of a couple who seem to rent a house for a romantic weekend. We got the chance to talk to this very … Continue reading Hearth director Sophie B. Jacques “it’s been easier for men to get financing for their movie”