Oxford Film Festival 2017 reviews: Waheed Alqawasmi’s LIVES RESTARTED looks at the often untold struggles and tales of triumph of Jewish immigrants and refugees in the South

Oxford Film Festival 2017 reviews: Waheed Alqawasmi’s LIVES RESTARTED looks at the often untold struggles and tales of triumph of Jewish immigrants and refugees in the South

Director Waheed Alqawasmi delivers an engaging short documentary portrait of the struggles Holocaust survivors endured when they moved to Memphis, TN after being liberated from Nazi concentration camps. Starting over in a whole new country with nothing, these tales of...

FILMS GONE WILD – Sundance Report

Now, here is my first review of one of the virtual reality projects that have taken center stage at Sundance this year.    LEVIATHAN PROJECT Alex McDowell’s virtual reality experience, the LEVIATHAN PROJECT, involves a combination of high technology and...

FILMS GONE WILD – Sundance Report

For this “Films Gone Wild” Sundance film roundup, we have two films that received big money, which means you will be seeing them soon because someone thought that audiences would flock to see them on a multiplex screen OR they would be clamoring to lavish prestigious...

FILMS GONE WILD – Sundance Report

Again, I’m going to skip the Sundance play-by-play I used to deliver from this place because frankly, I’m seeing the same people and doing the same stuff as I’ve done years past. And while there is both good and bad in that (seeing friends and catching up – good, same...
Films Gone Wild: SLAMDANCE Report

Films Gone Wild: SLAMDANCE Report

I have frequently written about my admiration of Slamdance and the crew responsible for that fest, especially Annie Jeeves and the PR team there. This year, I’ll likely be reviewing even more films from the fest. We’ll start with these two: FURSONAS Dominic...