Interviews - Festivals


“Sex-Positive and Non-Exploitative, with a Big Piece of Questioning who is getting Representation”: Lisa Vandever on Celebrating CineKink NYC’s Sweet Sixteen

The Artist and the Pervert

For the past 16 years CineKink NYC co-founder and director Lisa Vandever has been on a mission to not only showcase the best in sex-positive films — from narrative to nonfiction, features to shorts, high camp to deep drama —…  Read more

By Apr 3, 2019

“A Post-Digital Art Festival”: The Artistic Director and Curators on transmediale 2018

Finding Fanon

On the heels of Sundance and its New Frontier section every year comes transmediale, the Berlin-based festival more singularly focused on interactive film, video art, transmedia, virtual reality, and other forms of new media. Founded in 199, transmediale also excels…  Read more

By Jan 30, 2018

DOC NYC 2016 Short List Films

O.J.: Made in America

DOC NYC has announced its 2016 Short List, which has a track record of successfully predicting other awards, including the Oscars. All of the DOC NYC Short List titles will screen during the festival with the director or other special guests present…  Read more

By Sep 28, 2016

Racism in Baltimore via Pest Control: Theo Anthony on Rat Film

Rat Film

An ethnographic and sociological nonfiction horror film, Theo Anthony’s Rat Film is a free-form experience with topical relevance. Long burdened by a documented history of residential segregation, Baltimore, Maryland —  Anthony’s current place of residence — has served as a recent political…  Read more

By Aug 19, 2016

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