Robin McKenna sat down with us to discuss GIFT, her richly cinematic film inspired by Lewis Hyde’s beloved classic The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World.
What is GIFT about?
GIFT takes us inside real-life gift economies: places operating outside the paradigm of the market economy. At the same time, it explores this double meaning of “the gift” – when we say someone’s gifted, we have gifts that come from somewhere outside ourselv...
We sat down with Owsley Brown, director and producer of SERENADE FOR HAITI, to talk about his experience filming Holy Trinity Music School in Port-au-Prince before and after the devastating earthquake and what he would like students to take from the film.
SERENADE FOR HAITI focuses on a small but incredibly important music school, Sainte Trinite in Pau de Port-au-Prince. What drew you to this location and subject?
Linda Brown joins us to discuss her new film YOU SEE ME, a powerful dive into her family's collective memory amidst her father's deteriorating health.
You are a very experienced filmmaker, how does YOU SEE ME stand out from your previous projects?
It’s my most personal and mature film to date. I tried to make this film when I was younger and a less seasoned filmmaker, but I don’t think I was ready, and I suspect neither were my parents. I lacked...