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Penny Lane

Penny Lane is an artist, programmer, writer, and educator usually found somewhere in New York State. www.p-lane.com

JIM FINN WITH PENNY LANE

Jim Finn’s idiosyncratic shorts have been a fixture on the experimental film and video scene for a little over a decade now. In the past four years, he has managed the astounding feat of releasing three feature films with essentially no budget.

In Conversation

ERIC DANIEL METZGAR with Penny Lane

Reporter begins in a place you've probably never been, identified only as "Central Africa." A group of children run up a muddy trail, turning every so often to check that the camera is still following.

In Conversation

WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF KICKASS: VANESSA RENWICK with Penny Lane

Vanessa Renwick is pretty much as punk rock as they come. She’s been self-producing films and videos in her own inimitable style since the early 1980s, and now boasts a wildly eclectic DIY filmography.

In Conversation

JUSTICE ON TRIAL
REBECCA RICHMAN COHEN with Penny Lane

Rebecca Richman Cohen’s remarkable debut film War Don Don begins at the end of a decade-long civil war in Sierra Leone which has left a population devastated by mass murder, rape, and savage disfigurement.

JAMES T. HONG with Penny Lane

Although expressly political, James T. Hong is not your typical activist filmmaker. He has said, “I don’t think movies always have to have socially uplifting value. For the most part, if they do, it's boring.”

An Interview with Benj Gerdes and Jennifer Hayashida

Benj Gerdes and Jennifer Hayashida are Brooklyn-based artists whose work confronts intersections of political discourse, knowledge production, and popular imagination.

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