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Interview: Alexandra Sassé on Art and the Making of ‘Painting Landscape’

Screening July 9th at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, “Painting Landscape” is a four minute documentary that brings audiences into the daily routine of artist Alexandra Sassé as she works on a painting of suburban Melbourne over the course of ten months. Directed by Zac Hodgkinson, the film seeks to show artistic creation as a part of […]

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Review: ‘Jimmy on the Run’

Directed by Wytse Koetse, “Jimmy on the Run” is a captivating seven minute documentary about the life of Amsterdam fashion and street photographer Huang Jianmin, better known by his professional moniker:  ‘Jimmy on the Run.’ During the film, viewers get to see Jimmy in his element—on the city streets connecting with people from all types […]

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Milana Vayntrub’s Short Documentary on Refugees in Lesbos & the #CantDoNothing Campaign

Milana Vayntrub is an American actress whose face you’ve likely seen many times as the patient wireless saleswoman Lily Adams in a series of ad campaigns by AT&T. She has also appeared in a long list of short films and television series such as Showtime’s “House of Lies” and Yahoo! Screen’s “Other Space.” Vayntrub’s latest project, […]

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Doc Highlight: ‘My Enemy, My Brother’

Kicking off our look at some of this year’s Oscar contenders is the short documentary “My Enemy, My Brother.” Directed by Canadian filmmaker Ann Shin, whose résumé includes the award-winning film “The Defector: Escape from North Korea,” her latest documentary tells the story of two former enemies of the Iraq-Iran War and how their lives converged, not […]

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Interview: Director Joshua Tebeau Talks ‘Picking Up the Pieces’

“Picking Up the Pieces” is a short documentary that seeks to answer one very big question: “How do you live after surviving the Holocaust?” Directed, written, and produced by Joshua Tebeau, “Picking Up the Pieces” features interviews with 9 Child Survivors who share their haunting early histories and powerful stories and lessons on rebuilding life […]

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