The 5th annual New Faces New Voices Film Festival brought a focus on diversity in independent filmmaking, with emphasis on women and BIPOC filmmakers.
Chauncey Leopardi celebrates the 30th anniversary of cult film The Sandlot, which inspired the name of his Squintz cannabis brand. A pioneering cultivator, Leopardi opens up about the journey from Squints to Squintz, his collab with Foreign Genetics, and the power of the plant.
Queer Love, Bechdel Test Satire, and Talking Vaginas?! What You Missed at the Female Voices Rock Film Fest 2023
Female Voices Rock hosted their annual film festival that upholds womxn filmmakers’ voices and creative work. Highlights included films from winners of NALIP's Women of Color Incubator presented by Netflix and Spike Lee's Film Production Fund.
Female Voices Rock (FVR) is an NYC-based organization that hosts events to champion women’s voices and creativity. From Friday May 5th through Sunday May 7th, FVR is hosting a film festival in Brooklyn that focuses on women filmmakers. Founder Catherine Delaloye explains what makes FVR powerful.
"Sentenced to Pray": A Second Chance After Incarceration And Coping With Post-Traumatic Prison Disorder
While incarcerated, Sharon J. Davis channeled her trauma into prayer and creative expression, writing her autobiographical story "Sentenced to Pray." With the new film adaptation of the book upcoming, Davis shares how others can cope with Post-Traumatic Prison Disorder.
Katra Film Series presents the red carpet premiere of acclaimed international filmmaker Daniel Diosdado’s American debut feature, "The Nomad," at Regal Cinemas.
Heavy Metal Entertainment and Berkshire Roots introduced their partnership to bring Heavy Metal-branded cannabis products to Massachusetts. Fans of the 1981 cult classic film look forward to seeing Heavy Metal's edgy stories evolve for the modern cannabis community.
What It Means to Be Human: Multimedia Platform Music Got Your Back from David Bluefield Redefines the Importance of Music
Award-winning composer and music industry legend David Bluefield brings his craft's transformative power to the global community with Music Got Your Back, a multimedia platform for story sharing and building a healing network through melodies.
Katra Film Series hosts its fifth annual Bowery Film Festival featuring ten films across four days ending with a block of music videos and an after-party at The Bowery Electric.
DOC NYC 2022 Spotlighted Female Filmmakers Among Program of 200+ Documentaries, Shorts and Events in New York City
DOC NYC, the nation's largest documentary film festival, returned to New York in 2022 with 200+ documentaries, shorts and events. Notably, the 13th edition of the fest spotlighted more female filmmakers than ever before. Here are some of the standouts.
The New York Film Festival's 60th Anniversary Offered Movies on David Johansen, Harvey Weinstein and More
The New York Film Festival's 60th anniversary brought a slate of great films from Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Park Chan-wook, Maria Schrader, Claire Denis and many more. Here's the Honeysuckle Hot List for the best of the fest.
Filmmakers from around the world submitted their short and feature films to be shown at Katra Film Series' 11th season.
Shining Light on Whitewashed History of Black Spaces: Inger Tudor Stars As Rose McClendon in "Voodoo Macbeth"
In the new film "Voodoo Macbeth," based on the true story of a trailblazing 1930s all-Black production of the Shakespeare play, Inger Tudor stars as actress Rose McClendon, co-founder of the Negro People's Theatre. Tudor's dazzling performance in this powerful film is a standout.
Kristen Stewart stars as Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain's film "Spencer," which uses the biopic format to depict female interiority with surrealism and darkness.
"Everything Everywhere All at Once": A24 Film is a Confusing, Intense and Brilliant Testament to the Mother-Daughter Relationship
A24 and Daniels' film "Everything Everywhere All At Once" resonates with Asian-Americans and children of immigrants on social media as a brilliant illustration of the challenges in the mother-daughter relationship.