Animation, drama, documentary and poetry in motion—shorts that pack a punch! Immerse yourself in an eclectic mix of stories and storytelling with this year’s batch of Independent Lens Online Shorts winners.
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“I actually saw the glow of an atomic explosion when I was about eight years old…. It really made an impression on my little mind. We carry these things around forever, and we spend our lives making movies about stuff that clutters up our childhood memories.”
—Jon Else, WONDERS ARE MANY: The Making of Doctor Atomic
How do doc makers tell personal stories without being too intrusive? Read about the relationship between a young Native American filmmaker and her film subject; find out what it’s like to interview legendary journalists and discover how a sensitive approach led to compelling stories from the elderly.
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Grey Gardens. Irma Vep, Casablanca. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang…
No, it’s not Film Appreciation 101, just a few of the titles recommended by Independent Lens filmmakers. Are your favorites on the list? Want to expand your film watching horizons?
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Art house movie theaters are the lifeblood of cinemaphiles in cities everywhere. With tough economic times, home entertainment centers, digital downloads and the shifting indie film marketplace, can art house theaters survive?
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