September 29, 2016 — Throughout its festival season, Harry & Snowman consistently won the Audience Award.This crowd-pleaser took Audience Awards at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the Nantucket Film Festival, the New Hampshire Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Festival, the Prescott Film Festival, and the Woods Hole Festival.The documentary tell the story of Snowman, the 8 year-old Amish plow horse who was already on the truck scheduled to take him to the glue factory when Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, a riding instructor, saw […]
September 27, 2016 — As if the teenage years weren’t tough enough…17-year old Angela (Taylor Spreitler, Days of Our Lives, Amityville: The Awakening) begins dating 21-year old Chad (Chuck Hittinger, Sharknado). By the time she realizes that he is emotionally controlling and abusive, she is already pregnant. He promises to take care of her and his child — having had a difficult childhood and a bad relationship with his mother, he tells Angela he will be there for the two of them.He […]
September 28, 2016 — The human side of the world of show jumping, like the world of polo, is made up of extremely rich people who can invest in extremely pricey horseflesh. Newcomers are rarely welcomed; horses are expected to have long and impressive pedigrees.These are worlds of class and prestige and wealth. That is one reason why the story of Snowman, the top show jumper of 1958 and 1959, captured the interest of so many people. Snowman had no pedigree — […]
September 27, 2016 — Three young people, in search of an urban legend, find themselves quickly becoming part of the story — in ways they could not have imagined.Beck (Bobby Campo) wants to create a graphic novel out of an urban legend about “sinkers,” feral children who live in the sinkholes that have popped up in Florida. He travels to the area with his girlfriend, Candace (Mariah Bonner), and his brother Jiminey (Dave Davis), believing that this is the story that will […]
September 27, 2016 — In reviewing the acclaimed documentary For the Love of Spock, The New York Times describes the character as “Spock: Half-Vulcan. Half-Human. All Outsider Role Model.”The character, as seen in the original Star Trek television series and in many of the subsequent movies, was portrayed by Leonard Nimoy. Spock became one of the most beloved characters ever seen on television.The documentary, created by Adam Nimoy (son of Leonard Nimoy) and Leonard Nimoy before his death last year, […]
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