Desire Will Set You Free: Interview with Director Yony Leyser

Desire Will Set You Free: Interview with Director Yony Leyser
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Yony Leyser’s new film, a feature-length narrative that mixes autobiographic and docu-fictional elements, follows a cast of outsiders through a subcultural landscape that is uniquely outsider—Berlin. SLUG spoke with Leyser about writing, directing and acting in the film, and the Kickstarter campaign that he hopes will help bring the film to Utah’s film festival circuit. … read more

Almost Ablaze: Teton Gravity Research Film Screening

Almost Ablaze: Teton Gravity Research Film Screening
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Opening up the film is lead female skier Angel Collinson. Perched atop a pristine Alaskan peak, she secures her pack and drops into thin air. The next 3,000 vertical are a high-speed smoke show as she rips the icy face to pieces. … read more

Film Review: Tanked

Film Review: Tanked
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Tanked opens up with stark silence as protagonist Eric (Eric Yevak) works on something mysterious with the help of some PBR and an X-acto knife. … read more

The Language of the Body Told Through Cinema’s Frame: The Bi-Annual Screendance

The Language of the Body Told Through Cinema’s Frame: The...
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Founder Ellen Bromberg discusses her plans for the upcoming Screendance Festival, an event that showcases dance for camera and film. … read more

Film Review: Work It

Film Review: Work It
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Starring Sabrina Carpenter and Liza Koshy, Work It is light as a feather, and it’s a pleasant enough diversion that will get your feet tapping. … read more

Film Review: Come Away

Film Review: Come Away
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Come Away is the cinematic equivalent of a burnt, frozen, reheated casserole made up of stale ingredients that don’t compliment each other. … read more

Black to the Future: Celia C. Peters Talks Afrofuturism: Blackness Revisualized

Black to the Future: Celia C. Peters Talks Afrofuturism: Blackness...
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Celia C. Peters believes that Afrofuturism can take many different forms, and that what storytellers choose to do with it is wide open.  … read more

David Cross, Bigfoot and The Journey of “The Dark Divide”

David Cross, Bigfoot and The Journey of “The Dark Divide”
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Anyone who paid attention in their high school English class likely has some familiarity with “The Hero’s Journey.” It’s the template for most storytelling, wherein a hero goes on an

Damn These Heels! Film Review: Shit & Champagne

Damn These Heels! Film Review: Shit & Champagne
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Shit & Champagne the type of film that, come hell or high water, will keep on pushing through until you either laugh or leave. … read more