IFFBoston ’14 Review: The Search for General Tso

IFFBoston ’14 Review: The Search for General Tso

The assimilation of an immigrant populations culture is fascinating, but it would never have occurred to me to use a signature dish as a tool to tell the story of Chinese-American’s. “The Search of General Tso,” from director Ian Cheney, asks and answers some great questions in his documentary, including, but not limited to “Who is General Tso, and did he actually like chicken?”

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IFFBoston Review: The Greening of Southie

The Greening of SouthieThere’s a lot of talk about going green these days. On the news, on the world stage, figures like Al Gore, rattling the cage, calling for a change in old ways. ‘The Greening of Southie,’ tells the story of a family owned developer looking to build Boston’s first completely green building, from the foundation up. [Read more…]