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New Frontier 2014: “The Primordial Pool”

Posted Jan 18, 2014, by Eric Hynes

New Frontier 2014: “The Primordial Pool”

Oh, the humanity. 

Over the years, New Frontier at Sundance, the Festival’s annual showcase for vanguard works of new,…

Jesse Moss On Morality, Desperation, and His Dogged Devotion to Making The Overnighters

Posted Jan 18, 2014, by Eric Hynes

Jesse Moss On Morality, Desperation, and His Dogged Devotion to Making The Overnighters

Not only is The Overnighters, Jesse Moss’s U.S. Documentary Competition entry at this year’s Festival, a powerful and complexly…

#FreeFail: Indie Film Game-Changer Outs Herself as a Failure (Despite Evidence to the Contrary)

Posted Jan 16, 2014, by Jennie Livingston

#FreeFail: Indie Film Game-Changer Outs Herself as a Failure (Despite Evidence to the Contrary)

On Monday, January 20, with #FreeFail, the Sundance Film Festival will dedicate a day to exploring a vital aspect of the…

A Closer Look at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Competition and NEXT  Films

Posted Dec 4, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

A Closer Look at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Competition and NEXT <=> Films

January will usher in the 30th anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival, and chatting with Festival Director John Cooper and…

Inspired By: Matthew Porterfield On Bill Callahan, Baltimore, and House of Cards

Posted Oct 3, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Inspired By: Matthew Porterfield On Bill Callahan, Baltimore, and House of Cards

Matthew Porterfield’s third feature film, I Used to Be Darker, is a delicate exercise in restraint. His fingerprints appear…

5 Things You Should Know About Inequality For All

Posted Oct 1, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

5 Things You Should Know About Robert Reich and Inequality For All

Jacob Kornbluth would like you to know that he is not an economist. He didn’t matriculate at a revered School of Economics nor…

Jill Soloway: Inspired By Fish Tank, Louis C.K., and Dreamboat Annie

Posted Aug 28, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Inspired By: Afternoon Delight Director Jill Soloway Talks Creative Influences

If it weren’t for her categorical agility as a writer, Jill Soloway might appear capricious. The comedian’s career has seen her…

5 Things You Should Know About The Way, Way Back

Posted Jul 5, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

5 Things You Should Know About The Way, Way Back

There is a theme that dominates the longstanding trend of actors opting for a stint behind the camera. More often than not,…

Transmedia Pioneers In Search of Truth

Posted Jun 26, 2013, by Kamal Sinclair, Senior Manager, New Frontier

Transmedia Pioneers In Search of Truth

An exciting possibility in New Frontier storytelling is gaining a better understanding of our shared reality—aka “truth.” One…

Zal Batmanglij Reunites with Brit Marling, Confronts Timely Issues in The East

Posted Jun 24, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Zal Batmanglij Reunites with Brit Marling, Confronts Timely Issues in The East

The oft-discussed parallels that bridge Zal Batmanglij’s debut feature, Sound of My Voice, to his sophomore effort, The East,…

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