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So far Cary Meltzer Frostick has created 36 blog entries.

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

Waiting for August

Directed by Teodora Ana Mihai
Released by CAVU Pictures
Romanian with English subtitles
Belgium/Romania. 88 min. Not rated
As the documentary opens, it’s winter in Romania. In an apartment in a social housing complex in Bacau, Georgiana chops up chicken and potatoes while her younger siblings take turns talking on the phone with their mother. “Are you in Italy […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Documentary, Family drama, Teen|0 Comments

A People Uncounted

Directed and Written by Aaron Yeger
Produced by Tom Rasky, Marc Swenker, Yeger, and Stephen C. Whitehead
Released by First Run Features
Canada. 99 min. Not rated
A solitary figure walks slowly down a long wooded path. In voice-over we hear him all but whisper in a tone that hints of defeatism, that he wants to tell the story […]

By |May 15th, 2014|Documentary, Holocaust, War|0 Comments

Dancing in Jaffa

Directed by Hilla Medalia
Produced by Diane Nabatoff, Neta Zwebner-Zaibert, and Hilla Medalia
Written by Philip Shane and Medalia
Released by Sundance Selects
English, Hebrew, and Arabic with English subtitles
USA. 88 min. Not rated
In 1994, four-time ballroom dancing world champion Pierre Dulaine and his dance partner, Yvonne Marceau, started an educational program called Dancing Classrooms.  First introduced in New […]

By |April 11th, 2014|Documentary, Middle East, Political|0 Comments

A Birder’s Guide to Everything

Directed by Rob Meyer
Produced by Kirsten Duncan Fuller, Lisa K. Jenkins, Dan Lindau and R. Paul Miller
Written by Luke Matheny and Meyer
Released by Screen Media Films.
USA. 88 min. Not rated
With Kodi Smit-McPhee, James Le Gros, Alex Wolff, Michael Chen, Katie Chang, and Ben Kingsley
Rob Meyer’s feature directorial debut, A Birder’s Guide to Everything, could be […]

By |March 21st, 2014|Indie, Teen, Top Picks|0 Comments

Shepard & Dark

Directed by Treva Wurmfeld
Produced by Amy Hobby
Edited by Sandra Adair
Released by Music Box Films
USA. 89 min. Not rated
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Academy Award nominated actor Sam Shepard accepts a proposal to publish decades-worth of correspondence between himself and best friend Johnny Dark. He looks at the opportunity as a new creative venture. He recently has left […]