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Archive for July, 2014

Anthem Film Fest: Mind Reboot

Two of the documentaries at the Anthem Film Festival caused my brain to do a reboot.

Anthem Film Fest: ‘Cough’ – A Must-Watch for Filmmakers

This is an amazing 11 minutes of film. In the space within which most films are still on the titles, Australian Writer/Director Jason Kempnich gives us a “save the cat” moment, a character flaw (despair), an inciting incident, a character arc, conflict and a resolution. And the special effects are good, too. I saw Cough at the Anthem […]

Anthem Film Fest: A Dark Future, but with a Few Laughs

Two films — two questions about America’s future

Anthem Film Fest – ‘America: Imagine the World Without Her’

It is a rare experience to have a documentary film move you emotionally as narrative films often do. New York Times bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza’s defense of America did just that.

Anthem Film Festival – Yes, the NSA is Listening

If you thought Edward Snowden was the first NSA whistle blower, you need to see this film.

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