Skyline Indie Film Fest

Skyline Indie Film Fest

Skyline Indie Film Fest

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Author: Diane Robertson

Indie Film Snobs

There is a notion that the passion and devotion of cinephiles involves exclusionism. In the same way that die-hard comic book fans or sci-fi geeks (term used endearingly!) are groups unto themselves, who test and screen civilians who dare to attempt to join their ranks, there is a growing disposition among the Independent Film audience which has been viewed as elitism. [Read More…]

Women in Film – Outside “The Box”?

“There is a concept that still exists – decades later – that male themes are universal, and appeal to everybody. Women’s concerns (or themes) appeal only to women and they are separate from human, universal concerns that men deal with, and you see that played out in movies.”

These are the words of long-time stage and screen New York actress, and Second-Wave feminist Nancy LeRoy. [Read More…]