Interview with Producer James Lewis (A BETTER PLACE)

A Better Place is an in depth look at the toxic legacy of British colonial-era laws, which criminalize consensual same-sex love, while at the same time allowing perpetrators of sexual violence to go unpunished. More than 70 countries still criminalize gay sex. In over 30, rape within marriage is still legal. Behind these statistics are… Continue reading Interview with Producer James Lewis (A BETTER PLACE)

Interview with Filmmaker David Legel (LIE NEXT TO ME)

LIE NEXT TO ME, 12min., USA, Drama/Romance Directed by David Legel A polyamorous couple finds their marriage called into question after their loyalty to each other is tested by diverging expectations. Inspired by a true story, “Lie Next to Me” is a melancholic relationship drama that deals with the hardships of confronting a failing marriage… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker David Legel (LIE NEXT TO ME)

Interview with Filmmaker Michael P. Callas (MAN FIRE CLAY)

A portrait of American woodfire ceramic artist Peter Callas. Director Biography – Michael P. Callas Michael Callas is a creative producer, writer and director with 12+ years of experience in entertainment in commercial, TV, Feature, and short/arthouse productions. An East Coast native headquartered in Los Angeles and New York, Michael has worked with companies such… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Michael P. Callas (MAN FIRE CLAY)

Interview with Filmmaker Sonja Schütz, Sabine Schütz (TO SPEAK IS TO LIVE – FREED FROM STUTTERING)

TO SPEAK IS TO LIVE – FREED FROM STUTTERING, 55min., Documentary Directed by Sonja Schütz, Sabine Schütz In the documentary, 11 formerly stuttering people aged 9 – 30 years tell of their daily, painful experiences around stuttering with its limitations. Stuttering affects 1% of the world’s population. They all felt powerless at the mercy of… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Sonja Schütz, Sabine Schütz (TO SPEAK IS TO LIVE – FREED FROM STUTTERING)

Interview with Filmmaker Adam Razavi (No Fats No Femmes No Asians)

NO FATS. NO FEMMES. NO ASIANS., 23min., USA, Comedy/Relationships Directed by Adam Razavi, Willa Rydall When Eli and his longtime boyfriend break up, Eli starts to realize the parts of himself he was hiding to appeal to his relationship. Namely, his femininity. https://instagram.com/fatsfemmesasians Get to know filmmaker Adam Razavi: 1. What motivated you to make… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Adam Razavi (No Fats No Femmes No Asians)

Interview with Filmmaker Conor Forrest (USED FURNITURE)

USED FURNITURE, 10min., Canada, Drama Directed by Conor Forrest On an idyllic afternoon at the beach Philly faces his unrequited love for his roommate Jamie while trying to distance himself from their trio friendship. https://littlecatpictures.com/short-film-three https://www.instagram.com/usedfurniturelgbtshortfilm/ Interview with director Conor Forrest: 1. What motivated you to make this film? As a bi filmmaker this film… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Conor Forrest (USED FURNITURE)

Interview with Writer/Actor Noah Zachary (PULLOUT!)

PULLOUT, 11min., USA, Comedy Directed by Alison Barton, Bonnie Dennison One day after purchasing their first real adult pull-out couch, homebody couple Levi and Dillon’s relationship is tested when an unexpected (and pungent) visitor arrives to stay the night. http://www.bonabart.com/pull-out https://www.instagram.com/2bonabart4u/ Interview writer Writer/Star Noah Zachary 1. What motivated you to make this film? When… Continue reading Interview with Writer/Actor Noah Zachary (PULLOUT!)

Interview with Filmmaker Sam Katz (Gradually, Then Suddenly The Bankruptcy of Detroit)

GRADUALLY, THEN SUDDENLY: THE BANKRUPTCY OF DETROIT, 93min., USA, Documentary Once heralded as the spirit of American manufacturing, music and democracy, Detroit descended into disrepair and insolvency over five decades culminating in the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history in 2013. Gradually, Then Suddenly is the story of one city’s climb into and out of… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Sam Katz (Gradually, Then Suddenly The Bankruptcy of Detroit)

Interview with Filmmaker Matthew Lenz (Bleed for Me: Art of the Death)

BLEED FOR ME: ART OF THE DEATHMATCH, 28min., USA, Documentary What Does it cost to make great art? A lot of Blood apparently. This documentary follows various deathmatch wrestlers as they put their bodies on the line to make compelling art. https://www.instagram.com/mcdeathbear/ Interview with Filmmaker: 1. What motivated you to make this film? It started… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Matthew Lenz (Bleed for Me: Art of the Death)