Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016: SEED: The Untold Story

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SEED: The Untold Story examines the disappearance of seed varieties, a crucial environmental and food security issue, focused around the work of several passionate seed collectors including Dr. Vandana Shiva in India who says “...as the corporate greed creates the seed famine, more people realize … [Read more...]

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016: Arrival in Sheffield

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I just arrived in Sheffield to attend Sheffield Doc/Fest. There are a lot of amazing documentary film and VR projects showing at this years festival, I look forward to going over the catalog over dinner tonight, it’s amazing how VR has captured the interest of the documentary community, Sheffield … [Read more...]

Documentaries screening this weekend at IFFBoston

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Each year the Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) brings to New England an exciting program of films, panels, and parties. While the festival screens both documentary and narrative films, I usually seek out the documentaries, a genre that challenges fiction films in terms of aesthetic … [Read more...]

Documentary marathon at 2012 Independent Film Festival of Boston

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Here's my plan for a Sunday documentary marathon at the 2012 Independent Film Festival of Boston. All of the films below screen at the Somerville Theatre on Sunday, April 29, 2012. If you come to see one or more of these films, I'll see you there! Downeast (David Redmon & Ashley Sabin, 2012, 78 … [Read more...]