Friday, March 21, 2008

Patricia "Under the Same Moon" Riggen interview at GreenCine

From the GreenCine interview:

"Are you American or Mexican?
I was born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico. I moved to New York City ten years ago, where I got an MFA at Columbia University, in Film Studies. Then I moved to Los Angeles around three years ago.

According to the IMDB, you have made only two short films previously.
Yes, the first was a narrative short subject, 27 minutes long called La Milpa (The Cornfield) It went to 40 festivals, and won over 20 awards. Then I made another 28-minute documentary called Family Portrait about a little boy who was photographed by Gordon Parks for Life magazine in 1968. It deals with poverty in Harlem. This one also went to many festivals and won the jury prize at Sundance. The shorts and their success allowed me to raise money to finance my first feature-length film."

Read the rest here. And check the post below for Moon trailer & review links.

- Sujewa

1 comment:

Delighted Scribbler said...

I just saw this movie. It was good. But the topic, or course, spurred some rather extreme reviews. This is my take on it: http://www.latinaviva.com/50226711/under_the_same_moon.php

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