1. Alisha

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    from Daniel Citron / Added

    © DAC Films 2009 www.dacflms.com The story of Alisha, an overweight, teenage girl struggling to deal with her body image issues while maintaining one of the few 'relationships' that exist in her life, her father. What truly limits her is her own self perception and self-loathing. Los Angeles Film Festival Seattle International Film Festival - Special Jury Prize, Runner-Up for the Online Audience Award, First Runner Up for the Audience Award San Francisco International Film Festival - Honorable Mention Connecticut International Film Festival Sacramento International Film Festival Phoenix Film Festival Nashville Film Festival Festivus Film Festival International Film Festival of Ireland International Film Festival of South Africa Los Angeles Reel Film Festival - Honorable Mention

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    • "A Small Act" Interview

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      from LA Story / Added

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      "A Small Act" writer/director/producer Jennifer Arnold discusses her documentary with L.A. Story founder and editor Laura Clark at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

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      • Awake (Short Film)

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        from Quinn G. Martin / Added

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        A night in the life of a detached man suffering with insomnia. ------------------------ Accolades: - National Young Arts Foundation (Honorable Mention) - Accepted to the Los Angeles Film Festival 2013 - Accepted to the Santa Monica Film Festival 2013

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        • BANANAS!* Premiere in Los Angeles June 20 2009

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          from WG Film / Added

          1,860 Plays / / 2 Comments

          Before the screening of BANANAS!* on June 20, the executive director of Film Independent, Dawn Hudson, read a statement why the film was removed from competition. BANANAS!* director Fredrik Gertten then held a speech about the importance of free speech and the balance between different voices. This video shows the tense last minutes just before the screening. www.bananasthemovie.com

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          • Beautiful War?!?

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            from Scott Lyus / Added

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            A short film that outlines the thin line between the natural beauty that is all around us, against the destruction of this beauty through war and misguided and misused works of power. Shot over the period of a year using Super 8mm film and mixed with stock footage of war, this short tells a story of mans destruction of the world we so briefly occupy, our world leaders disregard and nonexistent faith for working towards a better world of tomorrow and a constant arrogance to see the mistakes we have and still are making. Beautiful War uses contrast as its tool to ask questions and underline serious problems that our world leaders need to address, before our faith in humanities capability to co-exist and evolve disappears once and for all. We are given so much to admire for free, why do we choose to destroy it? And we are constantly told we are evolving faster as a civilization then ever before, but when we look at the evidence, are we really learning?

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            • Below the Line Director Series "Winter in the Blood" Directors Alex & Andrew Smith; Producer/Interviewer/Editor: MaryAnn Skweres

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              from DreamStar Film and Music, Inc. / Added

              Based on the beloved first novel by Native American writer and poet, James Welch, Winter in the Blood is about the hardscrabble life of a young Blackfoot man and his family in the isolation of the Montana high plains. Virgil First Raise (Chaske Spenser) embarks on an inebriated and darkly comic odyssey to retrieve his renegade wife – and the beloved rifle she stole, facing delusional demons while transcending raw childhood memories and traumas to move forward in his life and ultimately find himself. Drawing on a strong sense of place and themes formed by their own personal family history, brothers Alex and Andrew Smith direct the formative story with a naturalistic touch and unwavering honesty. They share their experiences creating the film with Below the Line. In addition to crediting casting director Rene Haynes for helping to assemble the primarily Native American cast which includes Chaske Spenser (The Twilight Saga), Julia Jones (The Twilight Saga), Richard Ray Whitman (Four Sheets to the Wind), Casey Camp-Horinek (Geronimo), and Gary Farmer (Adaptation), they sing the praises of key crew collaborators such as cinematographer Paula Huidobro, production designer David Storm, and film editor Michael Hofacre. On a project that relied heavily on community involvement to get the film made, they give shout outs to the students from the University of Montana and Native American interns from Longhouse Media that filled important roles in the production. Screening Saturday, June 22, 1:10 pm (99 min.) at LA Film Festival. Official Trailer: http://vimeo.com/51230755 Website: http://winterinthebloodfilm.com/press

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              • Bring It Compilation

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                Canon "Bring It" 72-Hour Film Competition. Compilation of the events of the 72-Hour Film Competition, hosted by Effie Brown's Duly Noted Inc. and Fat Free Film.

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                • Bring It Day 1

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                  from fatfreefilm / Added

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                  Canon 72 Hour Film Festival coverage. Hosted by Fat Free Film.

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                  • Bring It Day 2

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                    Fat Free Film hosts the Canon 72-Hour Film Festival at the LA Film Festival. Day 2

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                    • Bring It Day 3

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                      Canon Bring It 72-Hour Film Competition at the LA Film Festival. Brought to you by Fat Free Film

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