‘The Dynamiter’ & Childhood

The concept of children as smaller versions of adults persisted in history up until the early 20th Century. The purpose of children was to grow up and carry on whatever their parents or guardians needed them for, whether it was a family business or help in the field or the family home and bloodline. “Kids”…

A Better Life: Discussion with Demian Bichir & Chris Weitz

KS: Was there any moment that you shot, but then removed from the film with deep regret? If yes, what was it? CW: “Um. No. I will tell you two moments that we shot, but didn’t keep. One was a big hug at the end of the film, because I wanted to keep things balanced…

Discussion After the Amazing Women in Film Panel with Thelma Adams

Thanks to Thelma Adams, the moderator of this years Amazing Women in Film panel at the Woodstock Film Festival, I got to participate in an enlightening and exciting discussion on Facebook about the state of women in film. Check it out by clicking the link above. I nearly burst with excitement at the chance to…