IFFBoston ’12 Spotlight: Rubberneck

Rubberneck is an incredibly fascinating character-driven film about obsession and infatuation, directed by Alex Karpovsky, and written by Karpovsky and Garth Donovan. Shot entirely in Massachusetts, it tells the story of Paul Harris, a research scientist who works on the outskirts of Boston. After a weekend tryst with a co-worker, his unreciprocated desires gradually turn …

IFFBoston ’12 Spotlight: Time Zero: The Last Year of Polaroid Film

Everyone remembers Polaroid cameras vividly. I remember as a kid being amazed at this strange technology that produces a printed picture magically in front of your eyes. But, the advent of digital cameras completely tore the company apart, rather than the instant gratification of a printed photo, you now have the instant gratification of a …

IFFBoston ’12 Spotlight: Beauty is Embarrassing

Beauty is Embarrassing is a documentary about Wayne White, an artist, art director, illustrator, puppeteer. Known for his illustrations in the New York Times, and perhaps even more so for his designs in the iconic Pee Wee’s Playhouse, White has had an amazing career, that has continued today into paintings and other public works. Judging …