Festivals & Events


Five Questions for Sam Green About His Live Documentary, The Measure of All Things

The Measure of All Things Sundance Premiere. (Photo: Ryan Johnson)The Measure of All Things Sundance Premiere. (Photo: Ryan Johnson)

The biggest, the smallest, the most, the more-times-than-anyone-else — filmmaker Sam Green has revisited a common childhood fascination, The Guiness Book of World Records, for his latest “live documentary,” The Measure of All Things, receiving its New York premiere at…  Read more


ITVFest: Is Independent TV More Than a Bridge to Mainstream TV?

(L to r) Rotman, Kuznetzkoff, Kinsella and Harum(L to r) Rotman, Kuznetzkoff, Kinsella and Harum

In a small Vermont town on the edge of the Green Mountain National Forest, an hour and a half from Albany NY, the Independent Television and Film Festival (ITVFest) holds its annual get together. Taking place in the fall, ITVFest…  Read more


Resist, Ye Andalusians!: Seville European Film Festival 2014

ReMine, The Last Working Class MovementReMine, The Last Working Class Movement

The local, national and continental share a happy space at Seville European Film Festival (SEFF). Now 11 editions strong, the Andalusian capital’s chief annual film event boasts a range of movies as healthily varied as southern Spain’s autumnal weather: here…  Read more


“The Lingua Franca of Non-Fiction Filmmaking Should be the Language of Cinema, Not Grant Applications”: Sundance Documentary Film Program Director Tabitha Jackson at DOC NYC

Tabitha JacksonTabitha Jackson

“We have to make artful films,” declared Tabitha Jackson at this morning’s DOC NYC keynote. Her thoughtful and engaging address — accompanied, half-jokingly, by what she dubbed her first attempt at Powerpoint — was filled not with statistics about audience…  Read more