William S. Burroughs & Yony Leyser: Men Within

William S. Burroughs & Yony Leyser: Men Within
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A Man Within is a mandatory viewing for anyone interested in social change, the arts, the Beat era and literature in general. … read more

Los Punks in L.A.: An Interview with Director Angela Boatwright

Los Punks in L.A.: An Interview with Director Angela Boatwright
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In East L.A., you won’t find the glitz and glam of its Hollywood neighbor. To counter the stresses of life in L.A., it’s common to find a crew of punks in a backyard letting loose at a show. Los Punks director Angela Boatwright discusses her directing debut, her work in photography and the community she grew to love. … read more

Impossible to Ignore: Slamdance 2016 Artist Rosie Lea

Impossible to Ignore: Slamdance 2016 Artist Rosie Lea
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Each year, the Slamdance Film Festival, which emphasizes the creative force of emerging and independent filmmaking, enlists a featured artist to contribute their work to the showcase. For 2016, Slamdance chose to present the graphic art of Bristol, UK–based screenprinter and illustrator Rosie Lea. … read more

Slamdance 2016 Film Reviews

Slamdance 2016 Film Reviews

Bringing in titles such as Chemical Cut (Marjorie Conrad), Dead Hands Dig Deep (Jai Love), Fursonas (Dominic Rodriguez) and Honey Buddies (Alex Simmons), Slamdance 2016 looks to be a great and intriguing showcase of underground, independent film. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Fursonas

Slamdance Film Review: Fursonas
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The furry fandom is as closely knit and enthusiastic as it is diverse and complicated. Fursonas takes us behind-the-scenes to get to know a few of the faces and fuzzy tails that make up the furry community. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: 1ha 43a

Slamdance Film Review: 1ha 43a
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When visual artist Monika Pirch inherits of plot of farmland, she embarks on a poetic and multifaceted exploration of the field in an effort to reconnect with her ancestry and the soil. Her deeply personal quest simultaneously sheds valuable light onto some of the most impactful, consequential, and very real questions of our world. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: MAD

Slamdance Film Review: MAD
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After finalizing her late-in-life divorce, Mel finds herself crying uncontrollably and past the point of a nervous breakdown. Connie and Casey, her two adult daughters, convince her to spend a week in the psych ward. As the three women try to work through their own uncertainties, what ensues is MAD—mutually assured destruction—a farcical dramedy that manages to be both biting and poignant. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Dead Hands Dig Deep

Slamdance Film Review: Dead Hands Dig Deep
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With a slasher flick, you may experience moments that make you jump or cringe, but in Dead Hands Dig Deep, you have no comfort of escaping the reality of what’s on screen. Everything you see is real, and it’s bloody as hell. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Chemical Cut

Slamdance Film Review: Chemical Cut
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Chemical Cut follows 23-year-old Irene, a creative and dewy-eyed LA misfit. After bleaching and dying her hair platinum blonde, Irene gets scouted by a modeling agency and soon finds herself entrenched in an alluring, toxic and surreal world. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Myrtle Beach

Slamdance Film Review: Myrtle Beach
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A tourist destination may give you the impression that everything is a paradise, but Myrtle Beach doesn’t care about your pleasant vacation, as you learn through the stories from the outcasts of the area. … read more