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Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 64: Mikey Corker, Director, and “Taz” Knight, world class Surfer

Today we site down with Mikey Corker (Director of “Savage Waters”) and Taz Knight (professional surfer featured in the film). Savage Waters is a captivating …

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Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 56: Ryan De Quintal, Actor, Producer, Writer

The Team sat down with Ryan de Quintal, actor, producer, and writer in the fall last year as he was on set of “Big Sky,” …

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Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 44: Iryna Pravylo, Ukrainian Filmmaker

“The enemy does not try to stop surround Kiev… this is already a humanitarian catastrophe… We need support from our partners for chance to save life of innocent people and children. We constantly trying to do something helpful, but explosions are something you cannot get used to … there is exhaustion.”

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Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 40: Renny & Boston McConnaughey, Filmmakers

The team sits down with Renny & Boston McConnaughey, Filmmakers, Director, and Star of “Alien Country.” We’ll be checking back in with the duo as …

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Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 39: Alison Levine, Documentarian, Polar Explorer & Mountaineer

The team sits down with Alison Levine, Documentarian, Polar Explorer & Mountaineer. Alison is the executive producer of: “Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest;” which …

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Double Infidelity: Ida Lupino’s The Bigamist (1953)

It would not be inaccurate to describe film noir as a predominantly masculine genre, though it would be an oversimplification. These films feature men, but …

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Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 34: President, Kaizen Studios, Anthony Diaz V

Hooman and Bryn sit down with multi-talent, Anthony Diaz V, “T-Boy,” joining us all the way from the Philippines, where he is in pre-production on …

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Locked in Quarantine with an Intruder: Into Schrodinger’s Box

Imagine the following scene: It’s the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic and you’ve just returned home from an international trip. It’s getting late. You’re …

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Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 18: Documentarian, Cam Cowan

Hooman and Chris sit down with Producer, Director, and Cinematographer, Cam Cowan. Cam stopped practicing law to study filmmaking and began to make documentaries focused …

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Tale of the Dog

How important was The Family Dog in the general scheme of the 1960s rock revolution? Fairly important, it seems. There’s no footage of the legendary …

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