Currently Browsing: Pamela Powell
The Rom-Com genre is certainly an entity unto itself, but to do it right is no easy task. Top End Wedding, co-written by Miranda Tapsell and Joshua Tyler, is a prime example of how to do it right. This exceptionally well-balanced, funny, dramatic and heartfelt film takes place in the Tiwi Islands in the Northern Territory of Australia, highlighting the indigenous people and the beauty of the community.… read more.
Boldly daring filmmaker Penny Lane returns to Sundance with her third feature-length documentary Hail Satan? The title itself is certainly eye-catching. And quite surprisingly, after seeing this film, I was shocked by my changed perspective about the topic. In fact, I dare you not to have a different outlook, too.… read more.
The Sundance Film Festival continues to be a frontrunner in paving a path for new voices and the 2019 festival is no exception to this observation. With nearly half of the director seats occupied by women (45 percent) and more than 70 percent of the awards presented to women, it’s obvious that women are finally breaking through the “celluloid ceiling.”… read more.
Each and every year at DOC NYC Film Festival, the films are extraordinary, providing insight and knowledge about topics, many of which were previously unknown. This year, we have a classic David versus Goliath tale in Baja Sur, Mexico thanks to the dedicated talent and determination of filmmakers Sarah Teale and Lisa F.… read more.