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Tag: Independent Film
June 9, 2014 | 4:41 pm
Laura Lamson and Eddie Jemison of King of Herrings film
Last night sadly was the closing night at Dances with Films, an excellent film festival in Hollywood. I saw the film King of Herrings and went to the Closing Night party. Fun times, I'll be back next year! More information can be found here: danceswithfilms.com.
June 6, 2014 | 11:31 am
Beth Moline, star of the film Efficiency screened at Dances with Films
Yesterday was another exciting day at Dances with Films festival in Hollywood. First, I attended an informative and very helpful panel called "Digital Explosion and Emerging Trends." The filmmaking...
June 4, 2014 | 3:56 pm
Talented actors Dove Meir (left) and Natalie Shaw of the short film "Touch"
Yesterday was another awesome day at Dances with Films festival in Hollywood. First I attended a panel discussion about independent filmmaking, distribution and music rights, fascinating, very...
September 20, 2013 | 4:36 am
Opening Night of NYIFF - LA Edition, Sept. 18, 2013, photo by Joy Bennett
Wednesday night I was thrilled to attend the Red Carpet Opening Night Event of the New York International Film Festival - LA Edition. Friends invited me, and there I met lots of directors, filmmakers,...
August 24, 2013 | 4:07 am
Shot from Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction, photo courtesy adoptfilms.net/harry
If you’re a fan of Harry Dean Stanton (and who in their right mind isn’t?) you will enjoy a documentary coming out in Los Angeles on September 13th called Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction...
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