UnknownSpring: web documentary review and interview with photojournalist Jake Price

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The tsunami of 2011 devastated the Tohoku region of Japan. Jake Price lived with the residents of Yuriage and out of his experience evolved UnseenSpring, a web documentary presenting an audiovisual collage documenting the endurance of the people in Yuriage as they rebuild their way of life, while making a renewed connection to their history and culture.

Whitney Dow: When the Drum is Beating

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David Tames talks with Whitney Dow about his film, When the Drum is Beating, a documentary that weaves together the history of Haiti with the story of Orchestre Septentrional, Haiti’s most popular band. The film is currently seeking funding via a Kickstarter campaign in order to secure the funds needed for a theatrical and home video release.

Chris Paine: Revenge of the Electric Car

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Chris Paine, best known as the director of Who Killed the Electric Car?, followed the rise and fall of General Motors EV-1, of which he was a passionate owner. He recently completed a new film, Revenge of the Electric Car, now going into theatrical release. It opens on Friday, November 4th at the Kendall Square […]

Interview with David Redmon and Ashley Sabin about Intimidad

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Back on April 25, 2008 I had the opportunity to talk with filmmakers David Redmon and Ashley Sabin after the screening of their film Intimidad, at the Independent Film Festival of Boston. Their new film presents a beautiful and intimate portrait of a struggling family in Mexico. It observes the lives of Cecy and Camilo […]