FFT Festival Coverage

At Five Years and Growing, the Annual DC Web Fest Offers Variety Aplenty

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, I traveled to our nation’s capital to check out the 5th Annual DC Web Fest. Sadly, I was unable to stay the full length of the evening (almost 7 hours, running from 4 to 10:45pm), … Continue reading

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The Fifth Annual Annapolis Film Festival Shows Its Worth

Over four days, beginning March 30 and ending April 2, the 2017 Annapolis Film Festival screened over 70 films, a mix of documentary and narrative, 32 of them features. I was only able to watch 7 of those full-length movies … Continue reading

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The 2017 SXSW Film Festival Offers Another Fine Selection of Movies

The first South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival took place in 1987, and was devoted to music. In 1994, the organizers added two new sections, “Interactive” and “Film.” And here we are, at the 24th iteration of the last two, which … Continue reading

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2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards Photo Coverage

Hostess Vanessa Wiillliams was a disaster on the big stage as she was neither funny nor compelling. But as expected some wonderful films were discovered. The most meticulous film was “Call Me By Your Name” directed by Luca Guadagnino as … Continue reading

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2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

GLOBAL INDEPENDENT CREATIVITY REACHES NEW HEIGHTS Ceremony Caps Snowy Festival; Top Prizes Go To Dina, I don’t feel at home in this world anymore.,  Last Men in Aleppo, The Nile Hilton Incident  Chasing Coral, Crown Heights, Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower, … Continue reading

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Ricky Lee Screenwriting Seminar

“Do Not Miss the Ricky Lee Screenwriting Seminar at the International Film Festival Manhattan” No other name is as resounding in the arena of Philippine Scriptwriting as the name, Ricky Lee.  With more than 150 produced film scripts since 1979, … Continue reading

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34th FIFA – International Festival of Films on Art Montreal

The 34th FIFA just ended in Montreal.  (That’s International Art Films Festival in French–it’s just about the principal art film festival in the world).  Lots of films–170 in all, from 24 countreis–and diversity  stands out.  In 7 locations, handy to … Continue reading

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2016 Tribeca Film Festival: Tribeca Film Institute Announces Lineup for 5th Annual TFI Interactive

Tribeca Film Institute® (TFI) Announces Lineup for 5th Annual TFI Interactive at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival® (TFF) TFI Interactive to host Conference, Interactive Playground, and MakerSpace featuring 16 Speakers & 17 Projects New York, NY – [March, 2016] – Tribeca Film … Continue reading

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2016 Sundance Film Festival Photo Coverage

Diversity is The Theme of Sundance 2016! From the opening day press conference which welcomed journalists from all over the world, Sundance 2016 was all about color and inclusive film-making. Nate Parker,director and screenwriter, re-purposed the title of Griffith’s racist … Continue reading

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Film Festival Today’s Top 10 Films at Sundance 2016

2016 was a solid year for idiosyncratic and quirky narrative and documentary features at America’s “coolest” film festival. It was a year in which racism of the Academy was countered by elevating a conventional black film, “Birth of a Nation” … Continue reading

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