The following blog posts have been submitted by the filmmakers that have participated in Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person regional film touring program. All views and opinions expressed in the posts are solely those of the filmmakers and do not reflect the opinions of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, its directors, or employees. Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy of the information supplied by the filmmakers.
September 9, 2014 | The Hand That Feeds | West Long Branch, NJ I arrived at Professor Marina Vujnovic’s Intro to Journalism class a few minutes early, and a few students had already gathered. Making conversation, I asked what they’ve been doing in the class so far. “Writing papers about you!” replied one young woman. […]
September 7, 2014 | The Hand That Feeds | Erie, PA From the window of the tiny connector plane, Lake Erie stretches so wide behind the eponymous town, a mottled map of green farms and industrial infrastructure, that you can see the curvature of the earth in its glassy surface. This is only my second […]
April 16th, 2014 | United in Anger: A History of ACT UP | Lake Placid, NY The longest drive of the tour was Tuesday the 15th, from West Long Branch, NJ to Lake Placid, NY with a brief stop at Metropark Train Station to pick up my partner, Nelson Gonzalez. The drive took 8 hours […]
April 14th, 2014 | United in Anger: A History of ACT UP | West Long Branch, NJ At Monmouth University, I got to talk in Andrew Demirjian’s class about the editing process. We talked about the difficulty of editing interviews, especially interviews not designed for TV broadcast. Real people don’t speak in sound bites, so […]
April 13th, 2014 | United in Anger: A History of ACT UP | Wilmington, DE It was gorgeous day in Wilmington. I dropped my stuff at the place I’m staying and walked down Market Street to the Queen Theater. The old downtown of Wilmington is quite charming, with numerous buildings on the National Register of […]