December 10, 2019
9 Lights for Hanukkah: Finding Light in Dark Times
Sharon Knolle in Lifestyle
This Hanukkah, as millions light their menorahs and rededicate themselves to their family, their faith and their communities, we look for ways to find and share joy, light, healing, and…...
November 17, 2014
Can We Find Happiness When Tech-Free?
Craig Phillips in Beyond the Films
Watching Thomas Balmes's Happiness will leave one with a bittersweet feeling about technology. Most of us in the United States have a love-hate (admit it, mostly love-love) relationship with our gadgets, from…...
November 14, 2014
In Pursuit of “Happiness,” a Filmmaker Goes to Bhutan
Craig Phillips in Uncategorized
Filmmaker Thomas Balmès is no stranger to trotting the globe in search of human stories, in films including Bosnia Hotel and The Gospel According to the Papuans, and most famously capturing the stories of…...
September 04, 2014
Independent Lens Announces New Fall Slate
Independent Lens in Uncategorized
[caption id="attachment_5886" align="alignnone" width="600"] From Bully[/caption] On the heels of receiving ten News and Documentary Emmy nominations, Independent Lens announced today that its new season will open with the critically-acclaimed documentary…...