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Way Too Indie’s Secret Stash #1 Features

Way Too Indie’s Secret Stash #1

In our first installment of Way Too Indie’s Secret Stash, filmmaker Eddie Mullins (DOOMSDAYS) shares three super-obscure and totally excellent films for you to seek out, watch, love, and show off to your friends! Every film geek loves having little-known gems of films in their back pocket that they can whip out to their friends Read More
Eddie Mullins Talks Peak Oil, Cameras On Sticks, “Doomsdays” Interview

Eddie Mullins Talks Peak Oil, Cameras On Sticks, “Doomsdays”

Dirty Fred (Justin Rice) and Bruho (Leo Fitzpatrick), believe that peak oil–the theory that we will soon deplete the earth of petroleum, causing the demise of our modern lifestyles–will bring upon mass hysteria and a societal breakdown. In preparation of the impending apocalypse,  they’ve chosen to stay ahead of the curve, adopting a vagabond lifestyle, Read More
SF Indiefest Capsules: Hide Your Smiling Faces, Bluebird, More Film Festival

SF Indiefest Capsules: Hide Your Smiling Faces, Bluebird, More

Hide Your Smiling Faces Set in a beautifully photographed forested town in the rural North East, Hide Your Smiling Faces by Daniel Patrick Carbone is a moving, richly atmospheric coming-of-age film in the vein of Terrence Malick. It centers on two young brothers who, following the death of a friend, are forced to come to terms Read More
Joanna Arnow Talks Baring All in “i hate myself :)” (SF Indiefest) Film Festival

Joanna Arnow Talks Baring All in “i hate myself :)” (SF Indiefest)

i hate myself begins with New York filmmaker Joanna Arnow aiming her camera at her first boyfriend James, a crude, oft-drunk showman who enjoys screaming the n-word to a room of black people during open mic “performances”. He has a gift for rubbing people the wrong way, and he constantly pokes and prods at Joanna’s Read More
See You Next Tuesday (SF Indiefest) Movie

See You Next Tuesday (SF Indiefest)

In See You Next Tuesday‘s long opening shot, we see a close-up of Mona (Eleanor Pienta) at her shitty job as a grocery store clerk, mouth hanging open due to weariness, utter boredom, or both. She stares straight into the camera, unmoving, while the opening credits scroll underneath her chin. The credits continue to crawl, the Read More
Grigris (SF Indiefest) Movie

Grigris (SF Indiefest)

Director Mahamat Saleh Haroun spends no time establishing the main draw of Grigris' title character; in the opening moments we see the young, disabled dancer (played by non-professional Souleymane Démé) busting some moves on the dance floor to a rapturous audience. It's a captivating sight, watching Démé writhe around the club while using his paralyzed Read More
Did Kestrin Pantera ‘Ruin it With Babies’? (SF Indiefest) Interview

Did Kestrin Pantera ‘Ruin it With Babies’? (SF Indiefest)

Kestrin Pantera is an actor, writer, director, and classically trained cellist (she’s played with the likes of Weezer and Beck), but one gig on her resume stands out like a neon light in the night: she and her husband Jonathan Grubb own and operate a tricked-out RV called the RVIP Lounge, a rockin’ karaoke party on Read More
SF Indiefest Capsules: Proxy, A Field in England, More Film Festival

SF Indiefest Capsules: Proxy, A Field in England, More

A Field in England Ben Wheatley’s fever dream of a film, A Field in England, will have you scraping your brain off of the floor by the time the end credits save you from the madness. Set during the English civil war, we follow four blokes as they flee the field of war and turn from Read More
SF Indiefest: Opening Night, The Congress Film Festival

SF Indiefest: Opening Night, The Congress

SF Indiefest kicked off its “Sweet 16″ celebration at the beautiful Brava Theater last night with a screening of Ari Folman’s The Congress, a buzzing after party in the theater lobby, and a live music show that had the indie-lovin’ festival-goers on their feet late into the night. After we shuffled down the aisles and settled Read More