IFFBoston ’13 Review: Much Ado About Nothing

IFFBoston ’13 Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Did you know Joss Whedon loves Shakespeare? I certainly didn’t, so when I first heard about his adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, “Much Ado About Nothing,” I really wondered what it would be like. I was pleasantly surprised. Using the original Shakespearian language, Whedon sets the story in modern day, and the entire project was filmed in and around his own home in Los Angeles. [Read more…]

IFFBoston ’13 Review: The Way, Way Back

IFFBoston ’13 Review: The Way, Way Back

The Way, Way Back” marks Nate Faxon and Jim Rash’s directorial debut. The team is best known previously for their writing work on Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants.” This film is a coming of age story about 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) and his summer with his mom (Toni Collette) and her difficult new boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell). [Read more…]

IFFBoston 2013 Q&A List

IFFBoston 2013 Q&A List

One of the great benefits of attending the Independent Film Festival of Boston isn’t just that you are seeing great films, often times the filmmakers of these great films stick around and answer questions! Below you’ll find a complete list of films that will have Q&A following them.

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IFFBoston ’13 Spotlight: Exit Elena

IFFBoston ’13 Spotlight: Exit Elena

Exit Elena comes from Boston native Nathan Silver and was shot not far from the home base of the Independent Film Festival of Boston, in Arlington.

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IFFBoston ’13 Spotlight: Blood Brother

IFFBoston ’13 Spotlight: Blood Brother

Blood Brother is a documentary directed by Steve Hooper that chronicles Rocky Braat’s journey to an orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS. Originally, Braat’s plan was stay for 10 days, but his trip was extended to the summer, and then, he realized he wanted to stay indefinitely. [Read more…]

IFFBoston 2013 Lineup Announced!

IFFBoston 2013 Lineup Announced!

The full lineup of the Independent Film Festival of Boston 2013 has been announced! This year is the 11th year of the Festival, and takes place from April 24 – April 30, 2013. The festival will be screening 99 films and as always feature amazing Q&A sessions, panel discussions, visiting filmmakers and more! It’s my favorite time of year in Boston, not to mention my favorite film festival.

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