IFFBoston 2014 Spotlight: The Search for General Tso

IFFBoston 2014 Spotlight: The Search for General Tso

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IFFBoston Spotlight 2014: Life on the V: The Story of V66

IFFBoston Spotlight 2014: Life on the V: The Story of V66

The Independent Film Festival of Boston always has an amazing selection of documentaries, and this year is no exception. For our first doc spotlight, I wanted to feature Life on the V: The Story of V66. The film is the debut feature documentary from Eric Green, and tells the story a popular music video channel that broadcast around Boston between 1985 and 1986, and disappeared from the airwaves after 18 months.

The doc focuses on the nostalgia, and the importance of the channel in the middle of the music video craze. It features channel co-founders John Garabedian, and Arnie Ginsberg, as well as various members of the Boston 80s music scene.

The films IFFBoston screening marks its world premiere. The film screens on Sunday, April 27 at 4pm at the Somerville Theatre. Buy Tickets Here.

IFFBoston 2014 Spotlight: Big Significant Things

IFFBoston 2014 Spotlight: Big Significant Things

Things seem great for Craig (Harry Lloyd), stable job, great family, and he’s about start a new part of his life with his girlfriend, moving to San Francisco. He decides to hold off on his upcoming life changes by taking a solo road trip to the South, looking for all the “world’s largest” novelties.

The trailer looks great, as well as the buzz coming out of its SXSW Film Festival Premiere. Check it out below.

BIG SIGNIFICANT THINGS screens as part of IFFBoston at the Somerville Theatre, Friday, April 25 at 7PM. Buy Tickets Here.

‘Big Significant Things’ Trailer from Bryan Reisberg on Vimeo.

IFFBoston 2014 Spotlight: Beneath the Harvest Sky

IFFBoston 2014 Spotlight: Beneath the Harvest Sky

IFFBoston 2014 kicks off the evening of April 23rd at the Somerville Theatre with BENEATH THE HARVEST SKY, directed by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly. The film premiered at Toronto last year, and tells the story of two best friends, that are looking to leave their industrial town in Maine, and dream of moving down to Boston. The friends go in avery different directions, one working the harvest on a potato farm, the other enters a world of drugs.

Pullapilly and Gaudet make their narrative feature debut with this film, both having come from a documentary background. Check out the trailer here, and get your tickets for the opening night of IFFBoston at iffboston.org.