This Is What Democracy Looks Like

by Steve Desroches“Tell me what democracy looks like? This is what democracy looks like!”That call and response chant has long been a hallmark of...

Not of this Earth

by Rebecca M. AlvinThe year is 1977. We’re in what John Cameron Mitchell calls “the New Jersey of London”—Croydon, England. Three teenage boys find...

Documenting Complexity

Intersectional Identity in Call Her Ganda by Rebecca M. AlvinAbove: A photograph of slain Filipina Jennifer Laude. Photo: Mike SimpsonNearly four years ago, U.S. Marine...

REVIEW: A Quiet Place

by Rebecca M. AlvinSince the dawn of the Sound Era, audio has been an underutilized component of filmmaking in the dominant film industry. Back...

Time’s Up

Photo: Keynote speaker April Reign A Report from the Provincetown Women’s Media Summit by Rebecca M. AlvinThis year’s Academy Awards ceremony was markedly different. It seemed the...

Films for the Fall Season

by Rebecca M. AlvinMovie lovers tend to fall into two categories: those who love blockbusters and big spectacle Hollywood films that provide escape and...

Out in the Desert

by Rebecca M. AlvinWhen Donna Deitch’s Desert Hearts came out in 1985, the topic of two women in love with each other was still...

Ask Me Where I’m Going

Rediscovering Chavela Vargas by Rebecca M. AlvinFor the documentary filmmaker, timing is everything. Of course, having a passion for your subject matter goes without saying,...

Short and Sweet

by Rebecca M. AlvinThe earliest films ever made were short films. Of course, this was due to the technical limitations of early motion pictures,...

Waters Edge Cinema

"The cinema’s aim is to offer the community a mix of mainstream and independent films that span a variety of genres and subject matter."The...
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