Independent film

Three years after writer and director Richard Glatzer died of ALS complications, his widower and collaborator Wash Westmoreland is releasing their final film.
The primary plot of this inverted world is of the star quarterback of an all-female college football team, Jude (Briana Evigan
So why would a highly esteemed professional such as Dr. Hurwitz prescribe such vast amounts of painkillers to his patients
Gregory It's definitely very sensitive and real, yet somber, and occasionally on the dark side. Some movies previously -- Heathers
On his KCRW show "Scheer Intelligence," Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer spoke with Gary Tyler, who served over 40 years in prison after being wrongly convicted as a teenager of murdering a 13-year-old boy in 1974.
By leaning on the raw power of personal, human stories, films that have deep impact may not appear to have an agenda at all, but instead tiptoe lightly towards changing hearts and minds.
Seventeen-year-old Robert Cenedella walked into his first class at the Art Students League of New York with a small-sized art pad. Scanning the room, Bob realized he was the youngest student in the classroom.
Another advantage of working in genre is that there aren't just built-in audiences, there are built-in channels of distribution
In just a few days the 69th Annual Cannes (that's pronounced CAN) Film Festival will kickoff with another great lineup of independent films from around the globe.
Making an independent film is a hard job. If you didn't know that already, seriously, it's hard. The producer and director
Smarter than the average indie and more emotionally engaging than a multiplex of studio movies, brand-new feature film Homecoming screened for the very first time this week, to a packed and very enthusiastic house at Laemmle's Music Hall in Beverly Hills.
Fae's portrayal of the hunger strike and eventual force feeding of National Woman's Party founder Alice Paul introduced me to a theatre artist who uses her considerable talents to tell the stories of women who history has forgotten.
The heart of the film is in its main characters, and the battles they face, not in the athletic arena, but in their everyday
Once you start writing, and feel you have something you're proud of, I would find a group of friends you can trust, and let
Debra Eisenstadt is ready to graduate from micro-budget to Julianne Moore.
Blistering sun. A stunning, unforgiving landscape. Crippling boredom. A vague but constant sense of menacing danger. Such
For Roxy this meant a return to her show biz roots switching college majors twice, first from physics and math and second
After a few years of performing stunt work on television shows like Dawson's Creek, One Tree Hill, and Eastbound and Down, Patty Dillon had a sudden drive to get behind the camera. In 2010, she jumped on the opportunity to move back to Omaha to learn from producer/director Dana Altman.
It's an exciting moment for women filmmakers. After decades struggling for recognition, there's acute awareness of inequity and invisibility. But while enjoining corporate entertainment to include us, we continue to express our own voices and visions on our own.