The filmmaker has to engage the viewer somehow. Regrettably, with Dragon Girls there is a serious lack of engagement and nothing to care about.
Movies are about suspension of reality, well the best ones are. I can’t say that Francesca Gregorini’s film “Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes” is one of the best ones, but it is pretty damn good.
The short film genre gives artists a truly unencumbered opportunity to tell their story and sometimes, they even do.
Brooklyn Film Festival in Full Swing – Three-pack screening of Bye, Freckle, and Hank and Asha at Windmill Studios
With over 106 films from 24 countries spanning every genre, you are certain to find something you will enjoy at The Brooklyn Film Festival this week.
What does the overdevelopment of Williamsburg-Greenpoint have in common with melting glaciers? Fossil fuel, that’s what; one’s using it, the other’s choking on it. Well, we’re all choking on it.
When Harvey Elgart first started looking around the Williamsburg-Greenpoint area for places to open a movie theater, he saw a wide open opportunity in a neighborhood devoid of commercial movie options. “It was under-screened,” recalls Elgart, who at the time already operated the Cobble Hill and Kew Gardens Cinemas.
Glasshouse Gallery is currently screening the films of Nick Zedd, and many other films from the transgressive film movement, including works by Amber Dawn, Nicholas Abrahams, Mary Jordan, and Casandra Stark. The features, originally filmed with 8 and 16 mm cameras, are being projected digitally, from Jan 15 – 19.