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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?"

Catherine New

'Game Of Thrones' Author Buys Beloved Movie Theater | Catherine New | Posted 04.23.2013 | Small Business

Film buffs can thank royalties from the House of Lannister for bringing a single-screen movie theater back to life in Santa Fe, N.M. Game of Throne...

'Innocence Of Muslims' Proves That Literally Anyone Can Make A Movie These Days

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Independent film isn't what it used to be. Declining production costs and ever-proliferating distribution options have encouraged everyone from the U.S. Navy to fringe religious groups to dabble in filmmaking, with results that range from unsettling to explosive.

Future of Film: 'Gathr Is the Love Child of Netflix and Kickstarter'

Tribeca | Posted 09.29.2012 | Entertainment

Movies are meant to be seen in a theater, with a crowd, but thousands of film communities in the U.S. do not have the opportunity to view limited release films in their local theaters. These movie-goers should be able to assemble in order to watch and to listen, where they want, when they want

Top Five Films at BAMCinemaFest 2012

Farihah Zaman | Posted 08.22.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

That BAM seems to care more about bringing a focused curatorial vision to bear than vying for a jumbled mix of higher-profile titles and obscure premieres is very much in keeping with the organization's philosophy of building programming around its loyal Brooklyn audience.

The Lost Bird Project Screens This Weekend at Mountainfilm Festival

Vanessa Berben | Posted 07.23.2012 | Denver
Vanessa Berben

The Lost Bird Project tells the story of sculptor Todd McGrain's journey around the world to memorialize five birds driven to extinction in modern times.

Future of Film: The Real Culture Wars or Hollywood Vs. Silicon Valley

Tribeca | Posted 06.18.2012 | Media

The most important difference between the movie and technology industries lies in each community's very raison d'etre -- movies are rooted in art and personality and technology is driven by increasing the efficiency of transactions.

Good Neighbors: Bringing Humor Back to Noir

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

With so many action movies and shoot-em-ups, it's nice to find some respite with a good old-fashioned noir, one focused on characters in one charismatic location.

PBS' Independent Lens Opens With The Parking Lot Movie

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The Parking Lot Movie is the perfect kind of independent film.