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  • Simon James is meek, unsure, and overlooked by everyone in his office.  In contrast however his new co-worker James Simon is witty, cocky and has the entire office enthralled. And Simon is shocked to see that he is an identical replica of himself.  Because Simon James is so un-noticeable and un-remarkable […]

    The Double: Doppelgangers and Dark Humor

    Simon James is meek, unsure, and overlooked by everyone in his office.  In contrast however his new co-worker James Simon is witty, cocky and has the entire office enthralled. And Simon is shocked to see that he is an identical replica of himself.  Because Simon James is so un-noticeable and un-remarkable […]

  • Siddharth, produced by Richie Mehta, follows the painstaking search of a father looking for his lost son in the chaotic streets of India. Reminiscent of Slumdog Millionare, yet so much more visceral, Mehta brilliantly captures the solemn and hard-hitting reality of the influence of human trafficking, particularly of children, within Indian borders. When […]

    Siddharth: The Tragic Reality

    Siddharth, produced by Richie Mehta, follows the painstaking search of a father looking for his lost son in the chaotic streets of India. Reminiscent of Slumdog Millionare, yet so much more visceral, Mehta brilliantly captures the solemn and hard-hitting reality of the influence of human trafficking, particularly of children, within Indian borders. When […]

  • Being the only Scandinavian film at Hawaii international film festival, Waltz for Monica stood out from the crowd.

    Northern beauty

    Being the only Scandinavian film at Hawaii international film festival, Waltz for Monica stood out from the crowd.

  • “Waltz For Monica” The Swedish and Danish produced movie “Waltz for Monica” combines the great years of the 60′ies with wonderful jazz music and historic Scandinavian culture. Monica is a dreaming young jazz singer who wants nothing more than break out of society’s expectations and show the world what she can […]

    “Waltz for Monica” is a waltz for everybody

    “Waltz For Monica” The Swedish and Danish produced movie “Waltz for Monica” combines the great years of the 60′ies with wonderful jazz music and historic Scandinavian culture. Monica is a dreaming young jazz singer who wants nothing more than break out of society’s expectations and show the world what she can […]

  • Bang Eun Jin’s film, Way Back Home is a truly moving experience based on the true story of Jang Mi-Jeong, who’s already struggling family endured separation and the ignorance of those in power which all began with the influence of the almighty dollar. Actress Jeon Do-yeon plays Korean mother Song […]

    Way Back Home: A Struggle on all Sides

    Bang Eun Jin’s film, Way Back Home is a truly moving experience based on the true story of Jang Mi-Jeong, who’s already struggling family endured separation and the ignorance of those in power which all began with the influence of the almighty dollar. Actress Jeon Do-yeon plays Korean mother Song […]

  • 4/10/14 My first time at the Hawaii International Film Festival was a heart-warming and tear-jerking start for me. The first film I watched was Way Back Home, a 2013 South Korean film directed by Band Eun-jin. Way Back Home is based on a true story, telling a story of  Jeong-yeon, […]

    Way Back Home: A Tear-Jerking Journey Back Home

    4/10/14 My first time at the Hawaii International Film Festival was a heart-warming and tear-jerking start for me. The first film I watched was Way Back Home, a 2013 South Korean film directed by Band Eun-jin. Way Back Home is based on a true story, telling a story of  Jeong-yeon, […]

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  • Simon James is meek, unsure, and overlooked by everyone in his office.  In contrast however his new co-worker James Simon is witty, cocky and has the entire office enthralled. And Simon is shocked to see that he is an identical replica of himself.  Because Simon James is so un-noticeable and un-remarkable […]

    The Double: Doppelgangers and Dark Humor

    Simon James is meek, unsure, and overlooked by everyone in his office.  In contrast however his new co-worker James Simon is witty, cocky and has the entire office enthralled. And Simon is shocked to see that he is an identical replica of himself.  Because Simon James is so un-noticeable and un-remarkable […]

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  • Being the only Scandinavian film at Hawaii international film festival, Waltz for Monica stood out from the crowd.

    Northern beauty

    Being the only Scandinavian film at Hawaii international film festival, Waltz for Monica stood out from the crowd.

    Continue Reading...

  • “Waltz For Monica” The Swedish and Danish produced movie “Waltz for Monica” combines the great years of the 60′ies with wonderful jazz music and historic Scandinavian culture. Monica is a dreaming young jazz singer who wants nothing more than break out of society’s expectations and show the world what she can […]

    “Waltz for Monica” is a waltz for everybody

    “Waltz For Monica” The Swedish and Danish produced movie “Waltz for Monica” combines the great years of the 60′ies with wonderful jazz music and historic Scandinavian culture. Monica is a dreaming young jazz singer who wants nothing more than break out of society’s expectations and show the world what she can […]

    Continue Reading...

  • Some films vie to take every piece of uncovered research and documentation and pile it up into a film, rather than neatly consolidate all of its findings by creating a presentable film. This occurs most commonly with documentary features, and therefore, many documentaries become a bit too messy due to […]

    “Rock ‘n’ Roll Exposed: The Photography of Bob Gruen” Captures the Image but Misses the Mark

    Some films vie to take every piece of uncovered research and documentation and pile it up into a film, rather than neatly consolidate all of its findings by creating a presentable film. This occurs most commonly with documentary features, and therefore, many documentaries become a bit too messy due to […]

    Continue Reading...

  • Bang Eun Jin’s film, Way Back Home is a truly moving experience based on the true story of Jang Mi-Jeong, who’s already struggling family endured separation and the ignorance of those in power which all began with the influence of the almighty dollar. Actress Jeon Do-yeon plays Korean mother Song […]

    Way Back Home: A Struggle on all Sides

    Bang Eun Jin’s film, Way Back Home is a truly moving experience based on the true story of Jang Mi-Jeong, who’s already struggling family endured separation and the ignorance of those in power which all began with the influence of the almighty dollar. Actress Jeon Do-yeon plays Korean mother Song […]

    Continue Reading...

  • 4/10/14 My first time at the Hawaii International Film Festival was a heart-warming and tear-jerking start for me. The first film I watched was Way Back Home, a 2013 South Korean film directed by Band Eun-jin. Way Back Home is based on a true story, telling a story of  Jeong-yeon, […]

    Way Back Home: A Tear-Jerking Journey Back Home

    4/10/14 My first time at the Hawaii International Film Festival was a heart-warming and tear-jerking start for me. The first film I watched was Way Back Home, a 2013 South Korean film directed by Band Eun-jin. Way Back Home is based on a true story, telling a story of  Jeong-yeon, […]

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