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Independent Filmmaking

Dominican Film, "Sand Dollars" to Screen at Bushwick Film Festival

Moraima Capellán Pichardo | Posted 09.23.2015 | Latino Voices
Moraima Capellán Pichardo

Revolutionary in it's portrayal of homosexuality in a country that is largely homophobic, as well as blackness where natural curly hair is deemed pelo malo, "Sand Dollars" is easily one of the best films to come out of the Dominican Republic in recent years.

From Fliers to Facebook: How Indie Lesbo Filmmaking Has Changed in 20 Years

Guinevere Turner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Guinevere Turner

Going to a club and handing a cute lesbian a flyer that says, "Come to our fundraising event!" feels so basic compared with treating your movie like a person, giving it a Twitter handle, and then wondering, "What would my movie tweet today? What does it have to say?"

Romantic Loner (My Feature Film) Watch It Here!

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Check out my feature film Romantic Loner!

Nayla Al Khaja and UAE's Burgeoning Movie Industry

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Rahilla Zafar

The tale of how Nayla Al Khaja became the United Arab Emirate's first female independent film maker is like the script of a drama itself, filled with hidden ambition, sacrifices and heartbreak.

Eight Things About Curb Your Enthusiasm With Executive Producer Tim Gibbons

Abe Schwartz | Posted 09.30.2012 | TV
Abe Schwartz

One of the biggest problems on set is actors cracking up. Whether it's Larry David collecting himself after a J.B. Smoove one-liner or Ted Danson having to hold back giggles after a Richard Lewis facial expression, it's not uncommon for the crew to have to wait several minutes until the hilarity subsides.