IFFBOSTON 2021 VIRTUAL Q&A: STRAWBERRY MANSION’S ALBERT BIRNEY AND KENTUCKER AUDLEY

Had a great time talking to Strawberry Mansion directors Albert Birney and Kentucker Audley in this virtual Q&A for the Independent Film Festival Boston. We discussed their movie’s nightmare scenario in which advertisers insert product placement into your dreams, the duo’s love of analog aesthetics and why sometimes it’s not such a bad thing to fall asleep during a movie. IFFBoston, 05/14/2021

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IFFBOSTON 2021 VIRTUAL PANEL DISCUSSION: STATE OF LOCAL CINEMAS

Honored I was asked to moderate this IFFBoston panel discussion about the state of local arthouse cinemas featuring friends Ian Judge from the Somerville Theatre, Ned Hinkle from the Brattle and Katherine Tallman from the Coolidge Corner Theatre. We discussed Covid-19 closures and coping methods, as well as what audiences can expect from the New Normal.IFFBoston, 05/08/2021

IFFBOSTON 2021

“The festival kicks off with a powerful portrait of a political moment and one of the most rousing concert films you’ll ever see, featuring peak performances by Stevie Wonder, Sly and the Family Stone, The Staple Singers, Gladys Knight and the Pips, B.B. King and Nina Simone. I guess the next best thing to an opening night party is all of us dancing in our living rooms.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 05/04/2021

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SUNDANCE 2021 PART FIVE: WE’RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD’S FAIR, THE DOG WHO WOULDN’T BE QUIET, MASS, THE WORLD TO COME

My fifth and final dispatch from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival contains capsule reviews of Jane Schoenbrun‘s We’re All Going To The World’s Fair, Ana Katz’s The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet, Fran Kranz’s Mass and Mona Fastvold’s The World To Come.

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SUNDANCE 2021 PART TWO: THE PINK CLOUD, SABAYA, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD, STRAWBERRY MANSION

My second dispatch from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival contains capsule reviews of Iuli Gerbase’s The Pink Cloud, Hogir Hirori‘s Sabaya, Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri’s The Most Beautiful Boy In The World and Albert Birney and Kentucker Audley’s Strawberry Mansion.

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SUNDANCE 2021 PART ONE: ONE FOR THE ROAD, CODA, LUZZU, SUMMER OF SOUL

My first dispatch from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival contains capsule reviews of Baz Poonpiriya’s One For The Road, Siân Heder’s CODA, Alex Camilleri’s Luzzu and Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson‘s Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised).

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IFFBOSTON FALL FOCUS 2020

“The Fall Focus kicks off with Minari, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this past January’s Sundance Film Festival. It’s a wonderful, warm-hearted movie about a Korean family that moves to the outskirts of rural Arkansas in pursuit of the American dream. ‘This was one of my favorite films at Sundance, which feels like 12 years ago,’ Campbell enthuses.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 10/27/2020

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