Happy Birthday: Sally Hawkins

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Happy Birthday actor Sally Hawkins Born: April 27, 1976 in Dulwich, London, England, UK Read reviews of the best of the actor: MADE IN DAGENHAM2010dir. Nigel ColeStarring:Sally HawkinsJaime Winstone SUBMARINE2011dir. Richard AyoadeStarsCraig RobertsSally Hawkins Happy-Go-Luckydir. LeighStarringSally HawkinsAlexis Zegerman An Education2009dir. Lone ScherfigstarsCarey MulliganPeter Sarsgaard JANE EYREdir. Cary Fukunaga Stars:Mia WasikowskaMichael…

Hot Docs 2018: TRANSFORMER (USA 2018) ***1/2

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Submit your Screenplay to the Festival TODAY In the summer of 2015, former US Marine and world record weightlifter Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski was publicly outed as being transgender. The reaction was universal: her sponsors abandoned her… See full summary » Director: Michael Del Monte Writers: Michael Del Monte, Paul Kemp (story editor) Star: Janae…

Hot Docs 2018: OVER THE LIMIT (Poland/Germany/Finland 2017) **

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Submit your Screenplay to the Festival TODAY An intimate portrait of the world’s most outstanding rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun who needs to overcome mental fragility to take part in the Olympic Games. Director: Marta Prus Writer: Marta Prus Stars: Yana Kudryavtseva, Margarita Mamun, Irina Viner ? OVER THE LIMIT begins with a…

Hot Docs 2018: GURRUMUL (Australia 2018)

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Submit your Screenplay to the Festival TODAY Celebrated by audiences at home and abroad, indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was one of the most important and acclaimed voices to ever come out of Australia. Director: Paul Damien Williams Stars: Mark Grose, Michael Hohnen, Sting ? GURRUMUL is a name most people have…

HOT DOCS 2018: ANOTE’S ARK (Canada 2018)

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Submit your Screenplay to the Festival TODAY A look at the devastating effects that climate change has on the people living on Kiribati, a low-lying atoll in the Pacific. Director: Matthieu Rytz Writer: Matthieu Rytz ? A clever title for a documentary on the Pacific island of Kikibati.  The nation of…

HIGHLIGHTS – April 2018 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST FILM Winner: THE GOOD BLINDER Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: SUNDAY DINNER, 15min., USA, Documentary SCORCHED: MINE FIRES IN PENNSYLVANIA COAL COUNTRY, 6min., USA, Documentary A GOOD BLINDER, 26min., USA, Documentary The April 2018 Los Angeles FEEDBACK Film Festival was a tale of two festivals. The audience was overly positive and… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – April 2018 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival

A GOOD BLINDER Short Film – Audience Feedback from April 2018 DOC LA Film Festival

A GOOD BLINDER, 26min., USA, Documentary Directed by Mike Grundmann & Shaun Wright“A Good Blinder” is a documentary about 75-year-old Dan Bowman of Harrisonburg, VA who lost his sight at age 12, became a piano tuner and crafts fine furniture for charity auctions using power tools and precision instruments. He still has all 10 fingers, a… Continue reading A GOOD BLINDER Short Film – Audience Feedback from April 2018 DOC LA Film Festival

SCORCHED: MINE FIRES IN PENNSYLVANIA COAL COUNTRY Short Film – Audience Feedback from DOC Fest

SCORCHED: MINE FIRES IN PENNSYLVANIA COAL COUNTRY, 6min., USA, Documentary Directed by John WelshA look at the hidden legacy of coal mining in Pennsylvania by examining 5 of the approximate 80 coal mine fires that burn across the state. CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

SUNDAY DINNER Short Film – Audience Feedback from April 2018 DOC LA Film Festival

SUNDAY DINNER, 15min., USA, Documentary Directed by Casey BeckFor years Kwok Wai Chan has orchestrated the making of Sunday dinner. From early morning tea to shopping to the intricacies and timing of cooking the food from his childhood, sustaining a weekly tradition that now spans the generations. This is a Chinese ritual as American as apple… Continue reading SUNDAY DINNER Short Film – Audience Feedback from April 2018 DOC LA Film Festival