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Ian Simmons/Kicking the Seat podcast announces moderating 7/19 - 7 PM Werewolf show Q&A at Facets - Ep07: Facets of the Werewolf Ninja Philosopher!

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Werewolf Ninja Philosopher screening at Facets in Chicago - CHICAGO PREMIERE and run - 7/19-25!

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Get all info, tickets here -  https://www.facets.org/cinematheque/films/july2019/werewolf.php From the page - " Werewolf Ninja Philosopher   is a deadpan minimalist, underground noir comedy which succeeds by its stylistic audacity and peculiar rhythms that recall the early work of Jim Jarmusch. Since the werewolf ninja philosopher is also an expert martial artist, his philosophical outlook makes it clear that there is much that is strange, but nothing that surpasses man in strangeness.   Werewolf Ninja Philosopher   is sardonic and witty as well as an affectionate homage of the detective genre, with easily identifiable visual and narrative conventions that any gumshoe would enjoy, even if he is a werewolf. Directed by Sujewa Ekanayake, U.S.A., 2018, 72 mins. FACETS FILM DIALOGUE: Filmmaker Sujewa Ekanayake will be here for Q&A after all of the screenings Friday, July 19–Monday, July 22. Lead actor Art Shrian Tiwari will be here for Q&A after all of the screenings F

Bill Arceneaux is creating a new website for New Orleans area film screenings and filmmakers from around the world

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By Sujewa Ekanayake I discovered Bill Arceneaux 's work after reading two reviews (at Letterboxd , at Neaux Reel Idea ) he wrote about my new movie Werewolf Ninja Philosopher .  Werewolf is a movie for art/indie - real indie/foreign movie fans - and takes a good understanding of noir movies, art house cinema, NYC underground movies for someone to fully enjoy it - and by reading his writing it was obvious that Arceneaux knew the references in Werewolf.  Plus Arceneaux is a relatively accessible film reviewer ( @billreviews on Twitter ) and he seeks out new films and filmmakers that interest him - qualities that are useful for real indie/DIY filmmakers who often do their own distribution and publicity work.  Arceneaux is deep into art films, mainstream films, Jim Jarmusch movies (with a book on Down By Law on the way) and he is an enthusiastic supporter of the New Orleans film scene.  He is working on starting a website that will cover film screenings happening in New Orlean

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