Currently Browsing: Prophet’s Prey

Documentary Filmmaker Amy Berg: Witness to Injustice

Eight years ago today, Janis: Little Girl Blue released to U.S. theaters. The documentary follows the life of acclaimed singer-songwriter and rock star Janis Joplin. Through archival footage mixed with powerful narration by Cat Powers (a contemporary woman rocker), the director takes her viewers on a journey into the legend of one of the most celebrated rock and roll icons.read more.

CONTINUE READING

Jan: Best Films of 2015

FirstPersonFF22015’s Top Picks from FF2 Managing Editor Jan Lisa Huttner

BEST ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS

Steve Carell1.) The Big Short

Riveting story about the the “Subprime Mortgage Crisis” of 2008. The Big Short is told as a high octane comedy by filmmakers who trust their audience to understand that it’s actually a tragedy, with aftershocks that continue to this day.… read more.

CONTINUE READING