Film Festival reViews

Film Festival reViews

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Sonoma International Film Festival
March 25, 2022

You cant beat the hospitality that comes along with top-notch programming, in California wine country. Steve Shor has the magic touch as program director for the Sonoma International Film Festival wi

Light From The East Keeps Shining
March 10, 2022

LIGHT FROM THE EAST is about an extraordinary Ukrainian American stage production taking place during a coup in August 1991, in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Episode 106 What Do You Look For In a Short Film?
February 12, 2022

After 40 years with Asbury Shorts USA, and still going strong, Doug LeClaire shares his secrets to a successful four-decade run that compares this theatrical event with an off-off-Broadway production.

Fiercely Independent at Woodstock Film Fest Episode
January 04, 2022

I start the New Year catching up with Meira Blaustein Co-Founder/Executive & Artistic Director of the Woodstock Film Festival. Fiercely independent is her motto.

A Cine Qua Non Moment Episode 104
October 11, 2019

One of the many life's surprises that comes from attending film festivals is connecting with people who contribute to the continuing advancement of the arts and in this case great storytelling. A visit from Jesus Pimentel-Melo,

Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Get Back To It Episode 103
May 14, 2019

My Tribeca Film Festival Adventure Part One (probably 16th annual) started on Friday taking a two hour train from Port Jervis, New York to Hoboken. There, I was able to afford a place to stay hopping over to Manhattan via the PATH train. My goal,

Tribeca Film Festival 2018 FilmFestivViews Episode 102
May 18, 2018

Coming back to the Tribeca Film Festival every year is Home. My backyard from New Jersey and access to some of the most interesting, spine tingling and controversial work programmed for eleven days. As always,

End-of-Year Strong Women Roles FilmFestivViews Episode 101
December 31, 2017

Twelve years ago New Year's Eve, I put out my first podcast program, Film Festival reViews, a tryst for indie film lovers around the film festival circuit worldwide. Since then, End-of-Year shows highlight the films, festivals,

Here’s Looking Into Bette Davis’ Eyes FilmFestivViews Episode 100
December 11, 2017

Wanting more about movie icon, Bette Davis, Christina Kotlar and Yuri Turchyn, co hosts for Film Festival reViews 100th show, went on a 1930s/40s cinema-watching Bette Davis movies binge after witnessing Jessica Sherr’s one-woman show,

Hedy Lamarr Bombshell @Tribeca Film Fest Episode099
May 07, 2017

While most films we've seen at Tribeca Film Festival depended upon programmer scheduling to fit with our own, there were several that fit perfectly with the women in film line up that I focus on. Yuri Turchyn found the most appropo music for this episo...