Tag: Slamdance Film Festival

Movie Review: YELLING FIRE IN AN EMPTY THEATRE (Slamdance Film Festival)

Posted: February 7, 2022 at 3:14 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Justin Zuckerman’s Yelling Fire in An Empty Theater removes any pretense that moving to a new city is easy, fun, or romantic. His entertaining first feature film replaces these tropes with a gritty narrative rich in bohemian angst. Isadora Leiva gives a lively performance as Lisa, a young woman whose arrival in New York is fraught with […]

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Review: PARIS IS IN HARLEM (Slamdance Film Festival)

Posted: February 4, 2022 at 4:04 pm   /   Movie Reviews

There is a lot to unpeel in Christina Kallas’ Paris Is in Harlem. Screening as part of the 2022 Slamdance Film festival, this emotionally powerful and crisply paced film uses the cultural tapestry of Harlem as the backdrop for exploring multiculturalism. Structured like a jazz composition this fine example of socially conscious cinema piles layers […]

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