Where our education leaves us flat, this inspired documentary film, Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan, brings the past and present of the Mongolian people to life. Written by award-winning novelist and filmmaker Robert Lieberman and produced by Deborah C. Hoard of Photosynthesis Productions, with its focus on social justice issues, we see the… Continue reading Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan (1:13)
Mexican-American filmmaker Alejandra Vasquez returns to her hometown of Denver City, Texas, to document the effects of the boom-and-bust economic cycles of the oil industry on the single-source economy of that town. Denver City is in West Texas, just Southwest Lubbock, near the New Mexico border. It is in the middle of nowhere if you… Continue reading WHEN IT’S GOOD, IT’S GOOD (Documentary Short)
Watch the unlikely story of a man (Jahmicah Dawes) who knows little about the outdoors but decides to open up an outdoor outfitter store. Also, he happens to be a black man in the small Texas town of Stephenville, where they had a Klan rally as recently as 2007. This charming video documents the warm-hearted… Continue reading SLIM PICKINS
Bosnian filmmaker Igor Drljača opens his new gritty yet poetic crime drama, Tabija/The White Fortress, in the rundown, graffiti-covered Sarajevo suburb of Alipasino Polje. The war-torn ghetto is the perfect landscape for this unsettling film.