Tag: Society

Q+A with Director Erin R. Dooley on ‘A Way to Forgiveness’

In her first feature length documentary, “A Way to Forgiveness,” director Erin R. Dooley commences a personal pilgrimage across northern Spain following the dissolution of her 12-year marriage that challenges her mentally, physically and spiritually

Interview: ‘Tunnel Vision’ Producer Bessie Byrne

Directed by Ivan Hexter and produced by Bessie Byrne, “Tunnel Vision” highlights the power of civil disobedience to effect change when a government campaign to build an $18 billion dollar toll road in Melbourne is

Review: ‘Warehoused’

To coincide with World Refugee Day, we look at “Warehoused” directed by Asher Emmanuel and Vincent Vittorio premiering globally with free screenings around the world today (June 20th). “Warehoused” takes audiences to Dadaab, Kenya–home to

Interview: Costa Botes on the Making of ‘Act of Kindness’

No stranger to challenging projects, New Zealand-based filmmaker Costa Botes’ career spans more than 30 years and the spectrum of passions. Perhaps most widely known for his work documenting the making of Peter Jackson’s “The

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Trailer: ‘Chosen Men’ directed by Aaron Sayers

Coming 2017, “Chosen Men” directed by Aaron Sayers offers viewers a revealing look at the bond of veterans and life after service.

Director Asher Emmanuel on the Humanity Behind ‘Warehoused’

Ahead of its global release on June 20th – World Refugee Day, filmmaker Asher Emmanuel takes us inside his first feature-length documentary “Warehoused” about the lives and experiences of protracted refugees in Dadaab, Kenya, the

‘FIXED!’ Review and Interview with Director Cat Mills

Making its Australian premiere July 10th at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, “FIXED!” directed by Cat Mills and produced by Joella Cabalu is a 14 minute window into the activities of Repair Café Toronto, a

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Travis "Upstate Purgatory" (Photo Credit: Lee Phillips)

‘Upstate Purgatory’ Review and Interview with Director Lee Phillips

Intimate, relevant, and humanizing, “Upstate Purgatory” from BAFTA-winning director Lee Phillips is a 19-minute window into the minds of four inmates at the Albany County Jail in upstate New York as they reflect on their

Doc Highlight: ‘Mister Sunshine’

Directed by Eldon Booth and produced by Alex Lovell of Run Charlie Films, “Mister Sunshine” is the captivating three-minute Loading Docs’ short about Larry Woods, a former millionaire from the United States turned Auckland, New

Interview: Director Ester Moon on ‘A Woman’s Prime’

When one thinks of women and aging, it’s difficult to pretend that society portrays it in a positive light. Stereotypes and ageist comments frequently abound. How do these criticisms affect the way women see themselves?