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”
Once in a while you come across a film which is pure magic, when you watch it you are glued to the screen, you can’t stop smiling and as soon as it ends – you want to watch it again! Two Balloons is one of those films and judging by the amount of Oscar-qualifying film festivals that have selected this animated short, we are not … Continue reading Two Balloons is a magical gem of a film!
Hold Me Down depicts a day in the life of a 19-year-old single mother who works as a stripper at an illegal nightclub to support her child in the South Bronx. It is filmed in the locations where the events depicted actually occurred; in the Mott Haven Housing Projects and in an actual brothel, and features a cast of non-actors / women survivors of sexual exploitation and domestic … Continue reading ‘Hold Me Down’ Director Niclas Gillis “a person born into poverty in America is less likely to make it out of poverty by adulthood than in almost any other developed nation”