Film Independent Live Read: "The Empire Strikes Back"

“Welcome to a Live Read of the best Star Wars movie ever made!” So began last night’s Live Read of The Empire Strikes Back, introduced by Film Independent curator Elvis Mitchell to a wildly enthusiastic audience at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Mitchell […]

Gillian Robespierre

In our excitement for the upcoming Film Independent Spirit Awards, we’ve reached out to all of the filmmakers nominated for Best First Feature and asked them all kinds of things about their experience as filmmakers and what it’s like to be up for the indie world’s greatest accolade. […]

ST12casestudysmall

SHORT TERM 12 is an award-winning drama about a young woman who works as a supervisor at a teen group home and struggles to care for her teenage patients while desperately avoiding the residue of her own dark past. Based on his short film of […]

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