Penny Lane is an artist, programmer, writer, and educator usually found somewhere in New York State. www.p-lane.com
Jim Finns 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.
Vanessa Renwick is pretty much as punk rock as they come. Shes been self-producing films and videos in her own inimitable style since the early 1980s, and now boasts a wildly eclectic DIY filmography.
Although expressly political, James T. Hong is not your typical activist filmmaker. He has said, I dont think movies always have to have socially uplifting value. For the most part, if they do, it's boring.
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.
Rebecca Richman Cohens 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.
Benj Gerdes and Jennifer Hayashida are Brooklyn-based artists whose work confronts intersections of political discourse, knowledge production, and popular imagination.
- JIM FINN WITH PENNY LANE by Penny Lane
- ERIC DANIEL METZGAR with Penny Lane by Penny Lane
- WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF KICKASS: VANESSA RENWICK with Penny Lane by Penny Lane
- JUSTICE ON TRIAL REBECCA RICHMAN COHEN with Penny Lane by Penny Lane
- JAMES T. HONG with Penny Lane
- An Interview with Benj Gerdes and Jennifer Hayashida