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Intent to Destroy

The lengths to which the Turkish government has gone to suppress this story will make your mind wonder, “What other types of alternative histories have we learned?”

City of Joy

City of Joy tells some of the most traumatic, demeaning, and dehumanizing stories to befall women. This is their story of resilience.

Undocument

Undocument is an entrant into the 2017 Heartland Film Festival. It tells the narrative of four families who are dealing with issues of citizenship.

Happy Death Day

If you’re reading this review, perhaps you have already watched the trailer for Happy Death Day, Blumhouse Productions’ (Insidious, Purge, Oculus) newest release.  Almost immediately after watching the trailer I thought, “What a freakin’ rip-off! This is exactly the same scenario as ‘Groundhog Day.’”  It does pay homage to the Bill Murray inspiration, so it seemed like […]

Step (2017)

“Step” tells the story of several female college-prep seniors united by their love for dance and a shared black experience in the inner city.

Indy Film Fest: The Wedding (Die Hochzeit)

This film offers little more than some quirky characters whose dialogue is framed beautifully in the countryside of Vienna.

Indy Film Fest: It’s Not the Time of My Life (Ernelláék Farkaséknál)

A spectacular and dizzying film that uses the confines of an apartment to explore two families' interesting dynamic.

Indy Film Fest: Almosting It

Although difficult to write, direct and star in a film, William von Tagen showcases all three talents in this coming-of-age submission to the Indy Film Fest.