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First Time Feature Film Director Discusses Success with Kaufman’s Game

Kaufman’s Game is a full-length film written and directed by Helier Bissell-Thomas. It follows Stanley, an unemployed young man with a passion for boxing, who becomes drawn into the violent operations of a powerful organization. This is a film about influence, determination and self-destruction. The Independent caught up with Helier Bissell-Thomas to discuss the film’s… Read more »

On Art and Healing

Ricardo Bouyett is a filmmaker, writer, and photographer from Aurora, Illinois. His most recent work, No Love For Fuckboys, is an exploration, at once personal and more broadly social, of the intricacies of navigating dating, friendship, love, and desire after the trauma of sexual assault. The Independent reached out to Ricardo about his provocative 19… Read more »

New Documentary Shines a Light on Brooklyn Teenager Miasia Clark

Yvonne Michelle Shirley is a filmmaker whose most recent work, Miasia: The Nature of Experience, chronicles the life of Brooklyn teenager Miasia Clark as she navigates her everyday world—wrestling with the personal and the political in a fight for self-determination. Viewers encounter Miasia just weeks before she is set to present at the first ever… Read more »

(Dis)Ability in the Work of an Australian Filmmaker

The Independent’s editor sat down with Australian filmmaker gough (who prefers this single-name, lowercase moniker) to discuss his successful production company and multiple projects. gough, who is legally blind, is an advocate for disabled people and also a witness of our need to rethink traditional conceptions of able-bodiedness. There is so much we need to get… Read more »

Harry Assouline on the Award Winning, Futuristic Sci-Fi Thriller New York 2150

New York 2150 is the latest sci-fi thriller by Writer, Director, and Producer Harry Assouline. The film stars Kalen J Hall as intergalactic bounty hunter Jayden Jaxon. When Jayden partners with Mac Cole (played by Marcus Brandon) to apprehend a psycho-killer, the two face a variety of haunts, surreal and actual, in the futuristic terror-world of… Read more »