Empires fall, love survives. When Michael (Oscar Isaac), a brilliant medical student, meets Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana’s boyfriend Chris (Christian Bale), a famous American photojournalist dedicated to exposing political truth. As the Ottoman Empire crumbles into war-torn chaos, their conflicting passions must be deferred while they join forces to get their people to safety…Continue
Promoting Documentaries that Inspire
A short documentary by filmmaker David Ritter, was brought to my attention by a friend of mine. He was inspired by this small village in North Iraq that fights back against ISIS and other terrorist gangs. I felt compelled to learn more and had long conversations with the filmmaker who spent a lot of time in this village of Havresc and what drove him to film a insignificant…Continue
Film Festivals are a great way for writers to flex their writing skills. I have been on many communication boards for Film Festivals. The current one I am serving on is Glendale International Film Festival (September 28th - October 5th) expanded to 8 days and two upscale theaters in beautiful Glendale, CA.
This years line up (2016) has a great mix of socially relevant films that address everything from domestic abuse to the controversy between charter schools vs. public schools.…Continue