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Sfindie Film Festival

That's Edutainment!

George Heymont | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

As someone who was raised in a family of atheists (and whose father taught high school science), I often find myself standing on the sidelines as hordes of true believers abandon all objectivity and embrace a new technology, a cherished sport, or a form of corporate mythology with gusto.

She's All That

George Heymont | Posted 05.20.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

If I were stuck on a long flight and had to watch a movie chosen by airline management, I can't think of a more soothing and nicer way to pass the time than watching Sean Lackey's comedy, The Yank (which was screened at the 2015 San Francisco Indie Film Festival).

Bereaved, Bullied, and Bewildered

George Heymont | Posted 05.16.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

One of the sleepers at the 2015 San Francisco Indie Fest was an Australian film called Is This The Real World.

Finding Emo

George Heymont | Posted 05.08.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Teenagers often claim to know who they are with an absolutism that can be nightmarish. But it takes years before one can peel away layers of accumulated misinformation (and disinformation) in order to truly explore one's inner self.

Would You Like Fries With Your Dysfunction?

George Heymont | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Comedians love to test an audience by pushing the envelope. Push hard and, if you get a good laugh, push even harder. Keep pushing as you test the crowd to see how far you can go without completely alienating people.

Sweating Out a Surrealist Nightmare

George Heymont | Posted 04.26.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Do your nightmares make you feel like you've entered The Twilight Zone? Do you feel trapped in a surrealistic cesspool? You are not alone.

Strange Interludes

George Heymont | Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Two shorts being screened during the SFIndie Film Festival have been written and filmed in a manner that captures the wild fluidity and occasionally wacky humor that we find in our dreamscapes.