Archive for: Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Ep 410: Andrew Cohn Returns • HRWFF’s Leah Sapin

Andrew Cohn (Modera) returns to the podcast with a new documentary, Night School, which follows the story of three Indianapolis adult learners Greg, Melissa and Shynika, finally earning their high school diplomas could be a life-changing achievement.The film opens theatrically in NYC at the IFC Center on Friday, June 9th.

In the second segment, senior programmer for the NY Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Leah Sapin, stops by to discuss the upcoming festival which runs June 9th through the 18th. Some of the films that are part of this year’s festival include Matthew Heineman’s City of Ghosts, Peter Nicks’ The Force, and Pamela Yates’ 500 Years.

This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Magic Drop. Magic Drop is a music licensing business based in Brooklyn, NY which represenst an eclectic roster of bands and composers, licensing their music for use in films, TV and beyond.

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Ep 144: James Marsh / John Biaggi / Marina Zenovich

Ep 144: James Marsh / John Biaggi / Marina Zenovich

This episode of Filmwax Radio features filmmakers James Marsh and Marina Zenovich, and the director of the Humans Rights Watch Film Festival, John Biaggi.