News flash: Jeremiah Zagar, director of our feature length documentary Live Free or Die, has been nominated for an Emmy award for the short film series, Starved for Attention–a collaboration between Herzliya Films and Doctors without Borders that highlights stories of malnutrition and hunger around the world. Congratulations, Jeremiah!
We have a special fondness for SxSW, having screened several films at the festival and over the years seeing so much standout music there (recalling a slightly younger Wanda Jackson at the Continental Club). We can’t make it this year, but look out for some of our friends’ amazing films: Gayby (producer Amy Hobby), Remains (dir [...]
Last year around this time, The Edge of Dreaming was the centerpiece for the Rubin Museum’s annual Brainwave series on dreams. This year, the theme is memory- a subject we love and maybe that’s why it’s finding its way into more than one of our films. We recently caught the talk with Laurie Anderson and [...]
Our project with director and longtime collaborator Doug Block has received a Tribeca Documentary Fund grant. Thanks and kudos to Ryan Harrington and Tribeca for setting up the fund and recognizing that documentaries without social justice or political content are also worthy of financial help. Like the old days. Or European countries.
We’re excited to go to the launch tonight of The Recipe Project, the new book/CD collaboration between rock star chefs and One Ring Zero. Food, drink, writers like Mark Kurlansky and performances including the crazy talented ORZ and Claudia Gonson (The Magnetic Fields) and Allyssa Lamb (Las Rubias Del Norte). Video at Time Magazine. Piece at [...]
I was blown away watching deaf teens perform slam poetry with hearing teens in Judy Lieff’s “Deaf Jam”. The film, which we are friends of/fans of, is showing this week on Independent Lens.
William Miller and Lee Baker’s film “Don’t Follow me (I’m Lost)” about musician Bobby Bare, Jr. is a pick of the day on Indiewire & is vying for pick of the week (https://apps.facebook.com/my-polls/2ej24e4j). We got to know these talented folks at a at a concert for the film in Brooklyn- we’d been fans of BBJr [...]« go back — keep looking »