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New work by Amir Motlagh - 'what do you know of water’s worth while standing on the banks of the euphrates'

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* what do you know of water's worth while standing on the banks of the euphrates from Amir Motlagh on Vimeo . *

Sunset Park At Night - Panasonic VX981 footage

Tried out a new camera for a bit a few nights ago.  The Panasonic VX981 - a baby 4K camera/palmcorder.  Pretty good.  Here are some night time footage, w/ very little post work (some exposure correction, increased saturation).  Much better footage coming in the near future as I get to know this camera better.  Also looking forward to trying out the JVC 170 camera. Sunset Park At Night (camera test Panasonic VX981) from Sujewa Ekanayake on Vimeo .

1977 Interview with Eric Rohmer (who made his first feature (that he did not disown) around age 46 - the 40s are the new 20s :) )

1977 Interview with Eric Rohmer from zenfoolio on Vimeo .

Filmwax Radio podcast/Adam Schartoff wants to cover 365 indie films in 2018!

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The always excellent indie film podcast Filmwax Radio, created by Adam Schartoff, wants to step up their game and cover 365 indie films in 2018.  Plus Schartoff is launching a set of new projects that he calls Filmwax Radio 2.0 - find out more about those at the Filmwax Radio Kickstarter. * Here's Schartoff on the Filmwax Kickstarter and Filmwax Radio 2.0 project: * Help make it happen for Filmwax Radio - go check out the Kickstarter campaign , donate, share. - Sujewa

The Meyerowitz Stories is very good

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Note - I saw the movie before the Dustin Hoffman sex assault allegations story broke.  Not sure what kind of an experience I would have had watching the movie had I knew about the allegations. * Great movie, well written, well acted.  An interesting NYC experience. Trailer -  Check out the movie at Netflix -  https://www.netflix.com/title/80174434

Silver Bullets is pretty good

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It's an art film about the making of a werewolf movie and also about the making of another art film about a relationship.  Interesting - with some comedy, drama, romantic drama, and horror elements.  But, definitely an art film - so go in with no expectations, and expect an interesting ride. Check it out at Amazon here -  https://www.amazon.com/Silver-Bullets-Kate-Lyn-Sheil/dp/B00BP4VZP4 Here's a trailer - * And here's a review by Richard Brody at New Yorker -  https://www.newyorker.com/culture/richard-brody/joe-swanberg-in-berlin

Interview with the stars of The Secret Society For SLOW ROMANCE - 9.7.20

Filmmaker Brandon David Wilson interview - On Covid19, Sepulveda movie, the future, growing up in LA

The Amazing Dan Mirvish! - Making indie movies, from Hollywood - an inspiring discussion