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3 things about Thom Andersen & Noël Burch’s RED HOLLYWOOD

Red Hollywood [1996] 1. After a man rejects one of them, the group of five women slowly descend the steps and walk away, disappearing into the fog. 2. Abraham Polonsky: “Every crime story is about capitalism. Because capitalism is about … Continue reading

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Sound, then vision.

The soundtrack for the film is complete! Make that soundtracks: the theatrical version will have a three-channel soundtrack (left-center-right) while the “home video” (i.e. streaming) version will be in stereo. All the original live sound for the film was, of … Continue reading

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Clock: unpaused!

With less than 60 minutes to spare, this morning my Kickstarter was fully funded! When I dreamt last night that Shohei Imamura put in a pledge, I knew things would turn out fine.

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All’s well that ends well.

With 19 hours to go, my film is 79% funded. But Kickstarter is all or nothing. If tomorrow morning the project is still only 79% funded, or if it’s 80% funded, or 95% or 99% funded, I won’t get a … Continue reading

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Three two seven five.

99 backers $11,725 pledged of $15,000 goal 78% funded! A measly $3275 is all that stands in the way of finishing a film I began 20 years ago. Aren’t you curious to see what it’s like? There are only 60 hours left! … Continue reading

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Funding update: 3 days to go.

90 backers $10,434 pledged of $15,000 goal 69% funded! Jumpin’ pumpkins! But in order to get any money at all, I have to get to 100%. The best reason to pledge now? Through the generosity of an anonymous backer, all … Continue reading

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Those things about us and our relationships that technology can’t touch.

“Pause of the Clock,” Chicago director Rob Christopher’s film about young adults who confront the struggle for identity and push the boundaries of trust, recently wrapped a production schedule that spanned almost two decades. “It’s a film about friendship, secrets, … Continue reading

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