Category: Film Festivals

Five Shorts On Hard Topics- Panelists

Five Shorts On Hard Topics- Panelists

Panelists Amy Williams Director Cohen Clinic Dallas and Kate Hoon Chief of Staff with Psych Hub discuss their involvement in the first ever North Tx Film Festival.

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Murphy Reminds Fans About American Cinema’s Blaxploitation Roots

Murphy Reminds Fans About American Cinema’s Blaxploitation Roots

@FilmDitz Eddie Muphy’s return to adult comedy is a grand and glorious romp into a slice of his comedic career. All while reminding his audience of the exorbitant heights Rudy Ray Moore’s launched his career from his perseverance and should be celebrated for. Murphy’s audience will receive an education to Rudy Ray Moore and his historic spirit. Every independent filmmaker […]

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An In-depth Look at Tony Romo and His Roots From Hanna

An In-depth Look at Tony Romo and His Roots From Hanna

Gwendolynn speaks with the director, Chris Hanna and editor, Nina Hedberg of a documentary about the life and career of Tony Romo. Now or Never: A Tony Romo Story.

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Emmett May Be Fun But There Is No Genius Here

Emmett May Be Fun But There Is No Genius Here

An Indie that uses the power of dialogue— Emmett in “Boy Genius” is easily recognized as that advanced kid from school we all loved to hate. C’mon, you remember one. The one shorter than you but still talking over your head. No matter what age at some point you’ve been around a know-it-all.   But yeah, high school. Who had a […]

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Short film "Listen" Star, Jessica Graham.

A Dinner and Damage: Trapped in Safe Places

I read an article recently in Thought Catalog and a quote. “Damaged people, damaged people.” Or… they use them or subtly abuse them, or yes, beat them. Jessica’s direction focuses on the silence (ironically) and the blur of time passing with an abusive partner. Do people allow abuse because they see their significant other’s damage and love them enough to […]

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Greener Grass Courtesy Gulp Splash Productions and Vanishing Angle 2019

Splitting Personalities in Greener Grass

Greener Grass Courtesy Gulp Splash Productions and Vanishing Angle 2019 Absurdity captures attention— and Greener Grass jumps all over this. In a hyper-surreal world writers Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe, and director Paul Briganti place real? humans in a Sims setting. Insert here a brief synopsis of the story but for two days I’ve been trying to figure it out. As […]

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Jim Gaffigan and Marin Ireland in “Light From Light” Courtesy Sailor Bear, Ley Line Entertainment and Ten Acre Films. 2019

You Must Dim Your ‘Light From Light’ To See Properly

Jim Gaffigan and Marin Ireland in “Light From Light” Courtesy Sailor Bear, Ley Line Entertainment and Ten Acre Films. 2019 @FilmDitz A single mom and sometimes paranormal investigator is enlisted by the town’s priest to put help a local widower’s. The widower portrayed by, Jim Gaffigan (Being Frank, Chappaquiddick) fears that he is being haunted by the ghost of his […]

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From Catharsis to Renaissance  Dallas’ Own: Michael Cain

From Catharsis to Renaissance Dallas’ Own: Michael Cain

Alyson Powers speaks with Michael Cain at the EarthX headquarters. Michael Cain is the co-founder of EarthX Film and the president of the organization.  His background is in production, direction, and business.  Prior to EarthX Film Michael operated as CEO at AFI based in Southern California and also saw Deep Ellum Film Festival through to its success and its adaptation […]

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John Landis DIFF ~Dallas Musem of Art Interview

John Landis DIFF ~Dallas Musem of Art Interview

Gwendolynn speaks with John Landis on the DIFF Honors Red Carpet. Photo By Daniel R. Durrett Panel interview with John Landis at the Dallas Museum of Art. During the 17th Dallas International Film Festival. Interview moderated by Chris Vognar of the Dallas Morning News. April 2017. Discussion includes Landis’ start in the industry as a stuntman and production assistant. His […]

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The Mink Catcher at DIFF

The Mink Catcher at DIFF

The Ladies of The Mink Catcher stop on The Red Carpet for an interview with one of their own – Gwendolynn Murphy. They chat about wearing 80’s wardrobe and late night shoots.

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