Sundance Institute Selects 2020 Native Filmmakers Lab Fellows

  Five Indigenous filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the 2020 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab, reimagined and expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Lab is at the core of the Institute’s commitment to supporting Indigenous storytellers since its founding. At the Native Filmmakers Lab (June 29–July 10), Fellows will workshop scripts…

Sundance Institute Selects 2020 Art of Editing Fellows

8 filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the Sundance Institute’s inaugural Art of Editing Lab and Fellowship. This is a new Lab developed after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Fellowship evolved out of the Documentary Film Program’s standing commitment to supporting new voices in nonfiction…

Library Book Irrelevance

By Stephan Pisko There are library books’ within this time and environment culture that have absolutely no relevance to anything meaningful (or) useful they don’t really support anything intellectually worth while. So what are these books doing on library shelves? Who picks these pathetic prize? It seems to me that nobody clearly perceives “exactly as…

Little Richard- Musical Architect And Race Gay Liberator

By Stephan Pisko Little Richard’s singing was born out of a “segregational suffering” keeping positively upbeat through the “magic of music” sacrificing. His soul giving his all equipped with a dynamic unique personality and charismatic character broke the mold as Richard grow old. During Little Richard’s planetary time if you weren’t “smiling and singing” you…

PBS Television Series POV Announces Historic 33rd Season, Spotlighting Community Activists and Essential Workers Around The World

    Critically acclaimed films tackle social issues, from economic inequity to voter suppression: 80 percent directed by women and two thirds by filmmakers of color. America’s longest-running documentary series premieres July 20 on PBS with Linda Goldstein Knowlton’s We Are The Radical Monarchs—free educational resources for every film   POV’s 33rd season premieres on…

The Hammer

By: Mike Szymanski How does it happen that as we get older we seem to catch up to our parents? At some point we seem to pass them up and seem older than them. And, the older we get it’s amazing how many things we ignore, or conveniently forget, about how difficult it was growing…

The Creative Vision Of EarthxFilm For The Earth Everyday

Environmentally-focused film festival announces lineup of Films, Panels, Music, Dance, and XR Programming   EarthxFilm, one of the largest environmental film festivals in the U.S., and EarthXR, the interactive branch of the film festival, have unveiled their lineups of virtual programming celebrating the landmark 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Kicking off with the pre-festival Music…