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Watch: Alexander Gellner’s “Maniman”

Watch: Alexander Gellner’s “Maniman”

A melancholy fairy tale for a cool late winter afternoon.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: MARTINA AMATI (“I DO AIR”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: MARTINA AMATI (“I DO AIR”)

We spoke to filmmaker Martina Amati, whose beautifully composed ‘I Do Air’ we will be screening as part of our ‘Nothing As It Seems’ series this Friday at Solar One.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: ZACHARY VOLKER (“DISAPPEARANCE”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: ZACHARY VOLKER (“DISAPPEARANCE”)

Despite being only 9 minutes in length, ‘Disappearance’, which is being shown this Friday as part of our Nothing As It Seems series of shorts, packs every second with goosebump-inducing, spine-chillingness while maintaining an underlying sense of mystery throughout.

Rural Route Festival Returns to Queens

Rural Route Festival Returns to Queens

The Rural Route Film Festival Returns to Queens with screenings and personal appearances at Museum of the Moving Image, plus special events at Brooklyn Grange Farm & Socrates Sculpture Park, co-presented by Rooftop Films.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: KAIA ROSE (“LOOKING FORWARD TO YESTERDAY”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: KAIA ROSE (“LOOKING FORWARD TO YESTERDAY”)

We spoke to Kaia Rose, one half of the directing team behind “Looking Forward to Yesterday”, a film which shifts between tragic and life-affirming and raises more questions than it offers answers. We spoke to Kaia about the process they went through in making the film and what it can help us to understand about love and relationships.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: THE BLAINE BROTHERS (“0507”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: THE BLAINE BROTHERS (“0507”)

We met the Blaine Brothers; the filmmakers responsible for the hilarious “0507”, a sketch about the unforeseen perils of modern technology which will commence our “Hope and Heartbreak” series of shorts.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: TOM ISLER (“TWO’S A CROWD”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: TOM ISLER (“TWO’S A CROWD”)

We spoke to codirector Tom Isler about love and relationships and how the two can be reconciled with life in a city like ours.

Coney Island Flicks On The Beach Continues on Monday with “Rango”

Coney Island Flicks On The Beach Continues on Monday with “Rango”

Coney Island Flicks On The Beach, presented by EPIX, continues with a screening of the animated film “Rango.”

WATCH A WILL FERREL LOOK-ALIKE ALMOST GET HIS FACE BITTEN OFF BY A SNAPPING TURTLE

WATCH A WILL FERREL LOOK-ALIKE ALMOST GET HIS FACE BITTEN OFF BY A SNAPPING TURTLE

Todd Bieber, director of Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently trying to kick start his next project Turtle Derby Documentary and has just sent us a clip from the movie featuring a belligerent little snapping turtle.

Join the Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society

Join the Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society

Help launch a solar system of short films by an all-star cast of independent artists. Join The Official Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society and receive a grab bag of outer space goodies.

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