Marlow talks about something I've brought up a few times at this blog. From the article:
"The festival circuit has instead become an ersatz distribution system unto itself that, for the most part, keeps money away from the makers. The ten or 20 dollars you spend on a ticket (or the $50 to $500 you spend on a pass) rarely finds its way into the hands of the folks behind the camera."
Read the rest of the long GreenCine Daily article here.