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In 2011, seemingly overnight, Occupy captured the imagination of our nation – and the world. The sweeping story of the birth of a movement, 99% – The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film follows a disparate group of activists who converged on lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park to build a new society. Inspired by the idea that wealth and power were disproportionately wielded by an elite few, parks from Pittsburgh to Minneapolis to Jackson Mississippi were soon Occupied. But what did they want? And would their own processes hinder them in achieving it?…..
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This past August over 300,000 antiquarian books from Larry McMurtry’s Booked Up were sold at auction:
This is the story of those Books.
This past August, Larry McMurtry, author of Lonesome Dave, The Last Picture Show and Brokeback Mountain, sold over 300,000 antiquarian books from his legendary Booked Up bookshop at auction over two days. This film is the story of those Books. Filmmakers Mathew Provost and Sara Ossana of Studio Seven7 Films have launched a Kickstarter Campaign to help them complete a documentary about McMurtry, the auction, and the future of the American book trade.
“I’m talking a lot of people of color who’ve never made a pledge on Kickstarter so I really think that it’s a fallacy, it’s a misconception and it’s just plain out wrong with a capital “W” that because someone puts $5 on my film, someone who backs my film with $5… that was $5 that a young filmmaker was going to get and that logic does not follow through.” says Spike Lee.
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‘SeaWorld Repeatedly Declined Invitations To Appear In Our Movie BLACKFISH’ by
Gabriela Cowperthwaite and Jeffrey Ventre
‘Why We Stopped Working As Trainers At SeaWorld’
by Carol Ray & Samantha Berg
(Watch the video interview here)
‘Making THE ACT OF KILLING Gave Me
Nightmares And Insomnia’
by Joshua Oppenheimer
Actor Kevin Chapman, Detective Lionel Fusco on the CBS hit-show Person of Interest, skypes into Film Courage to share his story of how acting found him, why he bypassed New York for Los Angeles, what separates those who make a living acting from those who don’t, how he spends that dead zone time when he is not acting, and he tells about his life on the set of POI.