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DGA Winner Alma Har’el Subverts What Film Can Be

Four years ago today, the bewitching film Honey Boy was released in the USA to instant critical acclaim. Honey Boy’s success is in its intimacy. The plot, already delicately personal, was elevated by the striking talent of its director. Honey Boy was not director Alma Har’el’s first feature film, nor her first more.


Compelling Films by Women at 33rd Annual HRW Film Festival

New York’s 33rd annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival continues, with ten sets of screenings — often with post-screening Q&A sessions — spread across auditoria at Lincoln Center (on the Upper West Side) and IFC Center (in Greenwich Village).

But the good news is that if you don’t live in Manhattan — and even if you do — you can stream these invaluable films at your convenience on the Festival’s digital platform through Thursday night (May 26th) when the Festival closes.… read more.


Alma Har’el talks ‘overwhelming’ response to ‘Honey Boy,’ LaBeouf’s career-best performance

Alma Har’el recently spoke to FF2 Media over the phone about Honey Boy.

Amazon Studios will release the film for limited theatrical release starting on November 8.

Honey Boy is a very personal and cathartic film for Shia LaBeouf.  What drew you to take on the project?

Alma Har’el: What drew me really is that I think when I got the script from Shia, it was very clear that this is something rare that you never get to read.… read more.