Movie Release: YOU CAN’T KILL MEME

This release comes to us from UTOPIA Feature Documentary Spotlights Political Memes  Utopia is set to release YOU CAN’T KILL MEME, an all new feature documentary that explores the silently powerful world of political meme culture and how it can be used and exploited for political gain, on digital platforms on December 7th, 2021. A … Continue reading Movie Release: YOU CAN’T KILL MEME

Episode 1011: Soho International Film Festival 2021

https://youtu.be/VaJDmxCKlrg Hosted by Jason Godbey & Kayla Vera On this episode we interview the stars and filmmakers of the Soho International Film Festival on the red carpet for closing night of the 2021 festival including Executive Director and Head of Programming Sibyl Santiago (pictured above), Bradford Devins, Kiki Tsakalakis, Bryan Santiago, Michaela Zannou, Michael Shanahan, … Continue reading Episode 1011: Soho International Film Festival 2021

Theater Nerd Heaven- TICK, TICK…BOOM!

By Maribeth Thueson, NRFTW Contributor Before Jonathan Larson wrote the Broadway blockbuster Rent, he wrote an autobiographical one-man rock show about his struggles as a composer. That show was later expanded to be a show for three singers and became the musical Tick, Tick. . .Boom!, which has now been made into a glorious movie … Continue reading Theater Nerd Heaven- TICK, TICK…BOOM!

Christmas With the Royals- SPENCER

By Daniel Mendes, NRFTW Contributor Holiday get-togethers can feel overwhelming and dreadful, but imagine a dinner with the royal family constantly scrutinizing your every move. Part biopic and part fable, Pablo Larrain’s Spencer is a claustrophobic, nightmarish look into the psyche of Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart). Set during Christmas in 1991, Princess Diana navigates her … Continue reading Christmas With the Royals- SPENCER

Going Virtual with NYC Web Fest

This release comes to us from NYC Web Fest On Friday, November 12th, the 8th Annual NYC Web Fest kicked off its weekend of screenings, panels, networking events and awards with a virtual fireside chat with award-winning filmmaker from Breakthru Films, Annie Sundberg (director of Reversing Roe and Surviving Jeffrey Epstein). Paul Hamm, CEO of … Continue reading Going Virtual with NYC Web Fest

Episode 1010: Canon 5D Review

https://youtu.be/_STlPXwjDyg Hosted by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On this episode we take a look back and examine the curious case of Canon 5D. We cover the history of the 5D from the revolutionary mark II through to Mark IV. Is this legendary DSLR it still worth buying in 2021? Can you … Continue reading Episode 1010: Canon 5D Review

NEW MOVIE RELEASE: CAPTAINS OF ZA’ATARI

https://youtu.be/7x9ppZlrNIM This release comes to us from UTOPIA. CAPTAINS OF ZA'ATARI COMES TO SELECT THEATERS & ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS NOVEMBER 19, 2021 This documentary tells the story of two best friends trapped in the Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. They have an undying dream of becoming professional soccer players. When a world renowned sports academy … Continue reading NEW MOVIE RELEASE: CAPTAINS OF ZA’ATARI

Episode 1009: Bushwick Film Festival 2021

https://youtu.be/C33SVFDYWf8 Photo by Obed Obwoge On this episode No Rest for the Weekend brings you the Bushwick FIlm Festival. Hosts Jason Godbey and Kayla Vera (pictured above) interview the filmmakers and stars of the evening as well as Kweighbaye Kotee, the founder of the festival. Guests include: Zen Pace, Emil Benjamin, Skinah Iman, Fredgy Noel, … Continue reading Episode 1009: Bushwick Film Festival 2021

Sand and Spice – DUNE

by Maribeth Thueson, NRFTW Contributor The light shifts over the golden desert, over the bright hills and dark valleys of the dunes, the sand singing softly as the wind blows the grains across the surface. It is sweeping, mysterious, and dangerous. The desert is on the planet Arrakis, which is the sole source of spice, … Continue reading Sand and Spice – DUNE