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So far Cary Meltzer Frostick has created 36 blog entries.

Dark Horse

A real-life, rags to riches fairy tale of how a gangly, unremarkable foal grew up to become a racehorse champion.

By |September 5th, 2016|Documentary, DVD/Streaming/On Demand|0 Comments

Baba Joon

There is a quiet eloquence to director Yuval Delshad’s debut film about the burgeoning conflict between a father and his teenage son.

Parched

Director Lena Yadav has turned first-hand knowledge into an intriguing script that, combined with Russell Carpenter’s (Titanic) rich and varied cinematography, gives voice to women who have little or no say over their own lives.

By |June 17th, 2016|Melodrama, Top Picks|0 Comments

Time to Choose

If clean and sustainable energy sources are so cost-effective, why are we still drilling, fracking, and mining?

By |June 3rd, 2016|Environmental|0 Comments

Thank You for Playing

Joel Green is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer at the age of 12 months and given just three months to live. His father, Ryan, a professional programmer drawn to video game design, creates a project that serves as a coping mechanism for himself and a memorial to Joel’s life.

By |March 18th, 2016|Documentary|0 Comments

Songs My Brother Taught Me

The cinematography, the subtly paced storytelling, and the doleful music score combine to form an artistic expression akin to free verse poetry.

By |March 6th, 2016|Family drama, Indie|0 Comments

The Messenger

It was once believed that birds were messengers whose flight and song could be interpreted to foretell the future, but over time, as the world became increasingly industrialized, we lost the connection we once shared with their world. Through her documentary, director Su Rynard hopes to call our attention, once again, to what the songbirds […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Environmental, Top Picks|0 Comments

The Summer of Sangaile

Dreamlike and deeply sensual, The Summer of Sangaile relies primarily on evocative imagery to relate its story of first love and self-discovery. The film opens at an air show with 17-year-old Sangaile (Julija Steponaityte) watching in fearful longing as stunt planes perform vertical climbs, loops, and dangerous plunging dives. Auste (Aiste Dirziute) works the show […]

By |November 25th, 2015|GLBT, Teen|0 Comments

Theeb

Set amid the stark beauty of the Jordanian Desert, director Naji Abu Nowar’s noteworthy debut film is a coming-of-age story steeped in Bedouin culture and the events of 1916. World War I is raging, and the Ottoman Empire is in a state of upheaval. Arab factions wage a revolution, and Great Britain defends its […]

By |November 6th, 2015|Epic, Top Picks, War|0 Comments