“I think that for the audience, caring about someone else’s life rather than their own for a few hours, imagining what the characters go through, the excitement and disappointment, joys and sorrows, is a practice in empathy.”
Happy Birthday, Natalie Portman!
25 years ago this week, Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever was released. It was Halle Berry’s first big break into film.
Pictured: Halle Berry, left, cinematographer Ernest Dickerson, center, director Spike Lee, in Brooklyn Dodgers gear, Wesley Snipes, extreme right, and others during production of Jungle Fever (1991).
Summer is here! Celebrate with some of these films on IndieFlix.
Good Expectations – Enjoy this awkward yet touching story about a boy and a girl in love. http://bit.ly/1UjzavN
Half Share – Let loose with this fun and risqué LGBTQ comedy! Find out what
these men get up to when newly-single Mac joins his friends on Fire
Island for the summer. *viewer discretion advised http://bit.ly/1Y3QqdP
The Sandlot – Watch this classic story about the summer adventures of a boy, his new friends and their love for baseball.
Laundry – Fall into a summer daydream in this short love story that begins at a laundromat and develops into a vineyard. http://bit.ly/25J7dJc
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Jennifer Lawrence is Coming– Two best friends struggle in this hilarious short to make plans with their best bud, J-Law (aka Jennifer Lawrence). http://bit.ly/1t9YNZv
The Ball– A childhood friendship is made through an unlikely form of communication. http://bit.ly/1UoMmQ8
The Lost Thing- This charming Academy Award winning short tells the story of a man who finds a creature & helps it find its place in the world. http://bit.ly/1UfQeHc
Little Edie from Grey Gardens and Little Vivvy from “Documentary Now!”
Pixar is known for its stunning, high quality, photorealistic films, which have a special place in all our hearts. Their films are known to deliver positive, empathetic and moral messages about love, friendship and acceptance. Pixar has mastered the art of appealing to our emotional intelligence with a set of 22 phenomenal rules. We urge everyone to take a peek and learn from the masters.
Their guideline will teach you how to make people care about your characters, how to deliver a fulfilling narrative and how to create good and beautiful content.
“School is a lot like toilet paper, you only miss it when it’s gone.” -Anonymous
Watch on IndieFlix!