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Instapocalypse Director Martin Sofiedal "Our obsession with putting our lives up on display is just fascinating"

We got the chance to talk to Martin Sofiedal about his innovative new film Instapocalypse.

Oslo born director Martin Sofiedal’s award winning short will play at Cinequest Film & VR Festival in San José. 1,134 more words

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RITESH BATRA'S "THE SENSE OF AN ENDING" AT CINEQUEST FILM & VR FESTIVAL

Director Ritesh Batra of The Lunchbox fame is back with a new film The Sense of an Ending. The film is based on Julian Barnes’s novel by the same name that won the Man Booker prize in 2011. 60 more words

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VIDEO: HALFDAN HUSSEY ON CINEQUEST FILM & VR FESTIVAL

I  sat down to speak with Halfdan Hussey, CEO and co-founder of Cinequest Inc, a Silicon Valley-based organization. Every year they host an annual film festival that features films, workshops, conversation and spotlights the latest technology for content creators and filmmakers. 175 more words

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Film Review: 'The Other Kids'

The eternal cinematic quest to say something “real” about modern teenagers usually chases shock value or comedy, two things not much represented in “The Other Kids.” But this semi-improvised indie, shot on location in rural Northern California with non-professionals largely playing versions of their real-life selves, manages to feel considerably more genuine and relevant than most such efforts — in part because it lacks any imposed artificial agenda or tone. 569 more words

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Film Review: 'My Feral Heart'

Only the plot strand signaled by the title rings false in “My Feral Heart,” an otherwise very pleasing and credible tale of a man with Down Syndrome suddenly forced into a group care facility when his elderly mother dies. 565 more words

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