INDIE FILM NEWS: Brooklyn Film Festival & Katra Film Series Update

https://youtu.be/EG8lb1OTfNE Hosted by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On this episode host Jason Godbey gives you an update on the upcoming Katra Film Series and Brooklyn Film Festival. Along with reviews by William J. Hammon from the Brooklyn Film Festival including: Snaeland, Rotten Ears, The Right Girls, and Mr. Sam.

Coming Out of the Dark – Snæland

https://vimeo.com/351028051 Review by William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog While watching the neo-noir Snæland, directed by Lise Raven and co-written with Deborah Goodwin (who wrote Vampires in Venice among other works), my mind drifted to the old contradiction about Iceland being green while Greenland was covered in ice. We all know … Continue reading Coming Out of the Dark – Snæland

Couples Retreat by Way of Rashomon – Rotten Ears

Review by William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog For the last several years, Polish cinema has given us a lot of great insight into the human condition in regards to romantic relationships and the perceived roles within them, both from gender and societal standpoints. Some prestigious examples include the recently Oscar-nominated … Continue reading Couples Retreat by Way of Rashomon – Rotten Ears

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics – A Review

https://youtu.be/FmQygtqDLHs Review by EJ Argenio, NRFTW Contributor and Correspondent In the words of Mr. Mackey, South Park’s fictitious elementary school guidance counselor, “drugs are bad.” Well, according to many stars of stage and screen, that statement is not entirely true. It’s not all bad. The real experiences and the real effects of hallucinogenic drugs as told by … Continue reading Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics – A Review

Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Opening Night Program

This comes to us via the Brooklyn Film Festival BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, May 20 2020 - Brooklyn Film Festival’s (BFF) 23rd edition: TURNING POINT, an online festival out of the norm with more than 140 films viewable for free from May 29 through June 7 at  http://www.brooklynfilmfestival.org, announces today its plans for its opening night … Continue reading Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Opening Night Program

Katra Film Series Returns May 29th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkKi4ZAl-jo&t=370s Our coverage of the Katra Film Series Grand Finale This release comes to us from the Katra Film Series After a 3 month break due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the Global Covid-19 Pandemic, Katra Film Series is excited to return this month for 2 live-streaming nights in partnership with Footprint.tv. Geoffrey Guerrero, Founder … Continue reading Katra Film Series Returns May 29th

ACADEMY FOUNDATION SUPPORTS NYWIFT INITIATIVES WITH 2020 GRANT

This comes to us from our friends at New York Women in Film & Television NEW YORK, NY – May 18, 2020 – New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce it has received a significant grant from The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The … Continue reading ACADEMY FOUNDATION SUPPORTS NYWIFT INITIATIVES WITH 2020 GRANT

Episode 705: Indie Film Reviews

https://youtu.be/757elipnpJA Hosted by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On this episode we review films we first learned about at the Soho International Film Festival: Limerence (review by Jason Godbey), Auggie (review by EJ Argenio), and The Incoherents (reviewed by Andrew Sweatman). Be sure to follow us here or subscribe to us on YouTube or your favorite podcast … Continue reading Episode 705: Indie Film Reviews

INDIE FILM NEWS: 5.11.20

https://youtu.be/oGE0fannEMI Hosted by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions No Rest for the Weekend Presents Indie Film News for May 11th, 2020. Host Jason Godbey gives you the latest news on upcoming film festivals including: Willifest, Stareable Fest, The Bushwick Film Festival, and The Winter Film Awards International Film Festival. Plus Andrew Sweatman's … Continue reading INDIE FILM NEWS: 5.11.20