Our own Chris Dapkins, who co-directed THE SWELL SEASON, shot PAVILION, which premiered at SXSW this year and went on to play at BAM where it was picked up by Factory 25 (who, it turns out, is re-releasing Songs for Cassavetes, which we distributed way back at the turn of the century. Small world!) Well done, Chris!
#69: The Swell Season
thedochierarchy: The Swell Season (August-Perna + 2 more, 2011) Synopsis: Documents the on-screen, off-screen romance of Once’s Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova as they cope with differing attitudes to new-found fame and the demands of an exhaustive world tour. Read More
Gene Sharp: A Dictator's Worst Nightmare →
CNN has a great in-depth profile of Gene Sharp, the man at the center of How To Start A Revolution. As the Arab Spring continues to morph and change depending on the region, it’s extremely valuable to hear what Sharp has to say about revolutions. Take a look at the trailer for the film and see the site’s Revolution Monitor.
Talking Points Memo: Is Grover Norquist’s Steel... →
Does anyone else get the feeling Norquist’s concern is less for a certain ideology on tax and more for his own livelihood? What would he do if he didn’t have this torch? Either way, it’s going to be an issue this election. Shameless plug: An Inconvenient Tax explores the history of the income tax and brings to light the causes of its many complexities. Noam Chomsky, Steve...
I feel strongly that my job as a filmmaker, that every artist’s job really, is...– Incident in New Baghdad director Jim Spione interviewed in DocGeeks.