June discussion films

Producer's Film Picks for June 2017 The theme for this month - Life on The Cutting Room Floor Theatrical release Obit (2017) Directed by Vanessa Gould (Between the Folds). Edited by Kristin Bye. Synopsis/reviews: "The doc’s chief enjoyment is twofold, and lies in the eloquence of the writers interviewed, as well as in the insider-baseball … Continue reading June discussion films

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May 2017 discussion films

Producer's Film Picks for May 2017 The theme for this month - Bolivian Sunsets: Fading Lights Trilogy Theatrical release The Lost City of Z (2017) Written and directed by James Gray. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller and Tom Holland. "The Lost City of Z cannot compare in intensity with Herzog’s film, with its … Continue reading May 2017 discussion films

Producer’s film picks for April 2017

The theme for this month - Empathy's Ocean The Grand Cinema film: The Red Turtle Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit. Written by de Wit and Pascale Ferran. This film was nominated at the 2017 Oscars for Best Animated Film.   Synopsis/reviews:   "Directed by a Dutch-born London filmmaker, it’s a co-production of Japan’s esteemed … Continue reading Producer’s film picks for April 2017

March 2017 picks for Film Club

Producer's Film Picks for March 2017 The theme for this month - What's Going On: Essays on US Racism Theatrical Release I Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck ("Sometimes in April" (2005), "Lumumba" (2000)) and edited by Alexandra Strauss ("A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence" (2014).) Synopsis/reviews "The entire voice-over … Continue reading March 2017 picks for Film Club

Producer’s Film Picks for February 2017

  The theme for this month - Immigrant Lives Matter Theatrical Release Lion (2016) Adapted from the a Saroo Bierley memoir, written by Luke Davies and directed by Garth Davis The films stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar, David Wenham, Priyanka Bose and Abhishek Bharate. Synopsis/reviews "If that’s a shock, arrival more … Continue reading Producer’s Film Picks for February 2017