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Legacy

Legacy

John Lewis: Good Trouble by Rachel Willis With a man as active as John Lewis, finding a focal point from which to craft a story could prove challenging. Should a…read more →

Unforgiving

Unforgiving

The Outpost by Hope Madden Films concerning the US’s two decade war in Afghanistan have not managed to find much of an audience. I’m not sure Summer 2020—the year we…read more →

Survival Island

Survival Island

Madagasikara by Hope Madden As little Anna tells viewers and her elementary school classmates, Madagascar is the 4th largest island on earth, and likely the single poorest country. Ninety three…read more →

Millennial Problems

Millennial Problems

Daddy Issues by Cat McAlpine Henrietta (Kimberley Datnow) is fumbling through life as an almost stand-up comedian in her mid-20s. She’s not very tactful, she’s definitely a mess, and she…read more →

Phenomenal Woman

Phenomenal Woman

Miss Juneteenth by Rachel Willis When Turquoise (Nicole Beharie of TV’s Sleepy Hollow) enters her teenage daughter, Kai (newcomer Alexis Chikaeze), in the Miss Juneteenth pageant, she is optimistic Kai…read more →

Quietly Irredeemable

Quietly Irredeemable

7500 by Hope Madden 7500, the emergency code for an airplane hijacking, is the title of the feature debut for writer/director Patrick Vollrath. An Oscar-nominated and much lauded filmmaker of…read more →

Irregular Checkup

Irregular Checkup

Babyteeth by George Wolf Why would a first-time feature director make sure her camera lingers a few extra beats on one of those old karaoke videos where the visuals bear…read more →