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So far Cary Meltzer Frostick has created 32 blog entries.

3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

Directed by Marc Silver
Produced by Minette Nelson and Carolyn Hepburn
Released by Participant Media
USA. 98 min. Not rated
On the Friday after Thanksgiving in 2012, four African-American teens pulled into a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida, for gum and cigarettes. Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, and his fiancée pulled into the space next to them. Dunn […]

By |June 19th, 2015|Crime, Documentary|0 Comments

Know How

Edited and Directed by Juan Carlos Pineiro Escoriaza
Produced by the Possibility Project
USA. 106 min. Not rated
With Joshua Elijah Adams, Deshawn Brown, Niquana Clark, Michael Kareem Dew, Gabrielle Garcia, Ainsley Henry, Gilbert Howard, Lee Jimenez, Claribelle Pagan, and Ebonee Simpson
The Possibility Project, a New York nonprofit, brings teens together to write and perform an original musical […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Musical, Teen|0 Comments

One Cut, One Life

Directed by Lucia Small and Ed Pincus
Produced by Mary Kerr
Released by First Run Features
USA. 105 min. Not rated

In Japanese swordsmanship, the expression “one cut, one life” refers to the importance of making every movement count. For Ed Pincus, it is also a philosophy for how to live life, one that has taken on a new […]

By |May 12th, 2015|Documentary, Film History|0 Comments

Song from the Forest

Written & Directed by Michael Obert
Produced by Alexandre Tondowski and Ira Tondowski
English and Yaka with English subtitles
Germany/USA/Central African Republic. 96 min. Not rated
As a young man, Louis Sarno loved classical music, being especially drawn to compositions rich in polyphony. He discovered a similar harmonization present in the music of pygmy tribes, and he became obsessed […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Documentary|0 Comments

52 Tuesdays

Directed by Sophie Hyde
Produced by Bryan Mason, Matthew Cormack, Rebecca Summerton, and Hyde
Written by Matthew Cormack, story by Cormack and Hyde
Released by Kino Lorber
Australia. 114 min. Not rated
With Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Del Herbet-Jane, Imogen Archer, and Sam Althuizen

Prior to filming, director Sophie Hyde and screenwriter Matthew Cormack set specific ground rules for the making of their […]

By |March 29th, 2015|GLBT, Top Picks|0 Comments

Farewell to Hollywood

Directed by Henry Corra and Regina Nicholson
Produced by Jeremy Amar
Written by Corra, Nicholson and Kimberley Hassett
Released by International Film Circuit/Corra Films.
USA. 102 min. Not rated
“If it’s a struggle to live, you better fucking know what you’re struggling for,” proclaims Regina Nicholson after another grueling round of surgeries and chemo. What drives her to continue the […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Documentary, Family drama|0 Comments

Stand Clear of the Closing Doors

Directed by Sam Fleischner
Produced by Andrew Neel, Veronica Nickel, Dave Saltzman and Craig Shilowich
Written by Rose Lichter-Marck and Micah Bloomberg, based on a story by Lichter-Marck
Released by Oscilloscope Laboratories.
USA. 100 min. Not rated
With Andrea Suarez Paz, Jesus Sanchez-Velez, Azul Zorrilla, Tenoch Huerta Mejía and Marsha Stephanie Blake

Director Sam Fleischner has created a movie with […]

By |December 19th, 2014|Family drama, Indie, Top Picks|0 Comments

National Gallery

Edited and Directed by Frederick Wiseman
Produced by Wiseman and Pierre-Olivier Bardet
Released by Zipporah Films
France/USA/UK. 173 min. Not rated
Award-winning filmmaker Frederick Wiseman establishes a very clear premise for National Gallery within the first few minutes. Reminiscent of the slide presentations used in art history classes, he opens with a silent parade of photographs of paintings housed […]

By |November 7th, 2014|Arts, Top Picks|0 Comments

Pelican Dreams

Filmed, Edited, Produced and Directed by Judy Irving
Released by Shadow Distribution
USA. 80 min. Rated G
A California brown pelican blocks traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge. Bystanders watch as bridge security capture it and place it in the back of a waiting police car. Someone jokingly comments, “Awww, he got arrested.” Not quite, but the pelican […]

By |November 7th, 2014|Environmental, Top Picks|0 Comments