2021 Sundance Film Festival Will Meet Audiences Where They Are

Festival Offers Robust Online Platform and Announces Screening Partnerships with Independent Cinemas and Cultural Organizations The nonprofit Sundance Instituteunveiled plans for the seven-day 2021 Sundance Film Festival, offered digitally via a custom-designed online platform (festival.sundance.org) alongside drive-ins, independent arthouses, and a network of local community partnerships. The online expression of the Sundance Film Festival will…

Rachel Mason Reopens a World of Memories and Family Dynamics in her Netflix Hit ‘Circus of Books’

By Mike Szymanski When I first met Rachel Mason, I was unprepared for the wave of personal emotions, memories and love that would overcome me after first being touched by this talented performance-artist-turned-filmmaker. Her touching family story is told in “Circus of Books” which thankfully has eclipsed “Tiger King” as Netflix’s go-to odd documentary. It’s…

THE 21ST ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL HIP HOP DANCEFEST

Micaya is pleased to present the 21st Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest (SFIHHDF), featuring nearly one dozen innovative hip-hop performances from dance companies from around the globe. This is simply a must see event for anyone who enjoys the performing arts and dance. A beautiful expression of the universal communication of music and…

Everything Cannot Be Art – Everyone Cannot Be An Artist

By Stephan Pisko Everything cannot be art just like everyone cannot be an artist. Sorry to disappoint, but there must exist some basic prerequisites or it just gets to a very absurdly stupid level of artistic belief where there remains no useful creative meaning whatsoever pertaining to the current time and environment. An ‘artist’s statement’…

Los Angeles Legendary Eclectic Contemporary City

    By Stephan Pisko If you take a moment to brief the history of this very contemporary city you soon are revealed that it is indeed a ‘legendary eclectic modern edgy classic’ point in space where a great many artistic movements’ from the 1950’s through to present day not to mention the memorable ‘movie…

William Winbush: An Artist Who Paints Wonders

  Sometimes you have the honor of meeting a person of such profound abilities and insight that words simply can not express the total meaning of who they are. The talented artist William Winbush is that kind of person. So we will let artist William Winbush tell you his story. I am from East Chicago,…

FINNISH POP ARTIST PEPPINA ANNOUNCES Official SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE AT 2016 SXSW, AND WASHINGTON, DC’s AM FEST.

  Fresh from numerous live performances in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Park City, UT, Honey Rose Records recording artist Peppina has announced an official showcase performance at the 2016. SXSW.   She’ll be performing at an official  2016 SXSW showcase at Stephen F’s Bar & Terrace at the InterContinental, Saturday, March 19, 11:00PM,  located at…

SUNDANCE FILM FORWARD TRAVELS TO MIAMI OCTOBER 20-23

  Sundance Institute and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities announced  that Sundance Film Forward will host free screenings of acclaimed independent films and moderated discussions and workshops with talented filmmakers October 20-23. The events will take place in a range of venues from the program’s host, the Bill Cosford Cinema at University…

A Message Of Hope And A Plea For Help to Save Mes Aynak

By: Director Brent E. Huffman Saving Mes Aynak is ultimately a story of hope.  This is a film that is optimistic for a better future for Afghanistan, a country plagued by over 30 years of perpetual war yet containing one of the richest cultural histories in the world. This documentary is dedicated to Afghan archaeologists,…

“SAVING MES AYNAK” FILMMAKER PLANS GLOBAL SCREENING DAY TO STOP 5,000 YEAR-OLD BUDDHIST SITE IN AFGHANISTAN FROM DESTRUCTION

ARTEMQUIN, INDIEGOGO, AND VHX UNITE FOR INNOVATIVE DOCUMENTARY DISTRIBUTION AND ACTIVISM CAMPAIGN  In a bid to save a 5,000 year-old Buddhist archeological site by raising international pressure on a Chinese state-owned mining company, the Afghanistan government, and UNESCO, the filmmakers of Saving Mes Aynak, are launching a campaign on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. Through the campaign the…