Lessons From Your ForeBEARS – Walking Out

https://youtu.be/DAMmyBATXzg Review by William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog There’s a truly wonderful moment in Alex and Andrew Smith’s survival drama, Walking Out, that not only encapsulates the themes and dramatic tension of the film itself, but all of the major modern wilderness films that came before it. Sitting against a … Continue reading Lessons From Your ForeBEARS – Walking Out

Tonkawa Film Festival Shorts

Review by Andrew Sweatman, Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage The Tonkawa Film Festival featured an impressive and diverse block of shorts this year, with subjects ranging from corporate espionage and child bank robberies, to eldercare and domestic abuse. Many films brought intense emotion to the forefront while shining a light on social issues, and some managed … Continue reading Tonkawa Film Festival Shorts

9th Annual Winter Film Awards Closing Night Gala

https://youtu.be/B2YOu34mkqE Hosted by Jason Godbey and Kayla Vera On February 29th, 2020 The 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival wrapped up and we were there on the red carpet to talk to some of the filmmakers and stars of the evening. No Rest for the Weekend's coverage sponsored by JMR Rentals. Interviews include: … Continue reading 9th Annual Winter Film Awards Closing Night Gala

Rebuilding a Country While Managing a Flea Circus – Nipponia Nippon – Fukushima Rhapsody

https://youtu.be/K2s8IP-f0xw Review by William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog It has been almost nine years since the tsunami and nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan that displaced countless citizens and irradiated much of the surrounding area. Since then, numerous reconstruction and decontamination projects have been undertaken in an attempt to restore the … Continue reading Rebuilding a Country While Managing a Flea Circus – Nipponia Nippon – Fukushima Rhapsody

The 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival

By Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On Friday, February 21, at the Cinema Village theater on 12th street in Manhattan, the Winter Film Awards kicked off its screening series. The festival boasts a wide array of films: shorts, features, documentaries, and fictional/narratives from all over the world. The opening night's program included … Continue reading The 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival

Tonkawa, OK to Host First Annual Film Festival

This press release comes to us from festival founder and friend of the show, James Oxford. Filmmakers from across the U.S. including Los Angeles, New Yorkand Texas will be traveling to the small town of Tonkawa to screen their films March 6 - 7, 2020 at Wilkin Hall on the Northern Oklahoma College campus. The … Continue reading Tonkawa, OK to Host First Annual Film Festival

Indie Film News: Katra Film Series Grand Finale 2020

https://youtu.be/BkKi4ZAl-jo Hosted by Jason Godbey and EJ Argenio On this episode, host Jason Godbey and NRFTW Correspondent EJ Argenio attend the 8th Annual Grand Finale of the Katra Film Series. Featuring interviews with the stars and filmmakers of the night.Featured interviews include: Katra Film Series Founder Geoffrey Guerrero,Danae Grandison from Unspoken, Joseph Talluto, from Brookylino, … Continue reading Indie Film News: Katra Film Series Grand Finale 2020

Episode 609: 2019 Film Festival Recap

https://youtu.be/GvvXWaDbcLg Hosted By Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On this episode host Jason Godbey recaps some of the film festivals No Rest for the Weekend covered in 2019. Includes interviews with Alex Breaux, Nikhil Melnechuk, Laura Gomez, from this year's Katra Film Series, John Campbell at the Bowery Film Festival as well as Osric … Continue reading Episode 609: 2019 Film Festival Recap

Opening Night of the Bowery Film Festival Fall 2019

By Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions The Bowery Film Festival kicked off tonight at the Katra Lounge in New York City. The lounge was bulging at the seams struggling to contain the crowd as filmmakers and film fans gathered to drink, network, and celebrate film. The highlight of the evening was a … Continue reading Opening Night of the Bowery Film Festival Fall 2019