Month: July 2014

15 to Life

15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story A film by Nadine Pequeneza 52 minutes, color, Canada, 2014 DVD includes: Closed Captions, Chapter Markers, Bonus Scenes File under: Synopsis The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a […]

Brooklyn Farmer

Brooklyn Farmer A film by Michael Tyburski 27 minutes, color, USA, 2013 DVD includes: Closed Captions, Chapter Markers, Bonus Scenes File under: Synopsis “Brooklyn Farmer” explores the unique challenges facing Brooklyn Grange, a group of urban farmers who endeavor to run a commercially viable farm within the landscape of New York City. The film follows […]

More Reviews Children of Srikandi

More Reviews – Children of Srikandi “As stated on its website,  ‘Children of Srikandi’ is the first film by queer women about queer women from Indonesia.  In addition to the crucial issues addressed… the transnational collaborative processes should be underlined as they would potentially lead to more affiliations and exchanges on gender and sexuality issues […]

More Reviews Damned If You Don’t

More Reviews – Damned If You Don’t “Rules of the Road” “…the light, almost whimsical tone of the film should not blind us to the part of it that is irreducibly personal. Station wagons are everywhere; everybody’s got a sad love story. But only one filmmaker, to my knowledge, has Su Friedrich’s eye….With Rules of […]

More Reviews The Odds of Recovery

More Reviews – The Odds of Recovery “Over the years, Friedrich has blazed a path for a different kind of filmmaking—and a different kind of filmgoing experience. Lyrical, poetic, passionate and innovative, Friedrich’s films are among the most rewarding cinematic delicacies you’ll ever find.”Jenni Olson, Bay Area Reporter “…the deft interplay of voices, words and […]