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Film and Video News from Publishers Newswire

Film and Video News

Film and Video News
Film and Video News from Publishers Newswire
James Phinney Baxter Lecture

Cameron Baxter Films announces the premiere of their film ‘Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America’ in Boston

MOVIE NEWS: Cameron Baxter Films has announced the premiere of their film "Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America" which is the inaugural event for the James Phinney Baxter Lecture Series at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Central Library in Copley Square. The film is written, directed, and produced by Andrew Cameron Bailey and Connie Baxter Marlow.
Zak Lee Guarnaccia

Ben Affleck’s ‘LIVE BY NIGHT’ features Actor, Martial Artist, Zak Lee Guarnaccia

MOVIE NEWS: (HOLLYWOOD, Calif.) Zak Lee Guarnaccia is a multifaceted actor, Hollywood stuntman, filmmaker, martial artist and fitness expert, whose career has been evolving in film, television, martial arts and fitness for well-over two decades. Guarnaccia is thrilled to join the cast on 'Live by Night' - the upcoming American crime film, written and directed by the Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck, based on the 2012 novel by Dennis Lehane and distributed by Warner Bros.

New Film, ‘The Kamasutra Garden’ is sexy drama about Kama Sutra set in Las Vegas

FILM AND VIDEO NEWS: (RUSKIN, Fla.) Dream Merchants Entertainment LLC announces production of the 140 minute feature film, 'The Kamasutra Garden,' which takes viewers on a journey to a brothel in Nevada where the girls earn their money by pleasuring men using the Kamasutra techniques. The feature film is based on the acclaimed novel by Riju R. Sam.

Daniele Watts stars in filmmaker Tristan Convert’s ‘SCRATCH’ Horror-Comedy Film

FILM AND VIDEO NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, 'SCRATCH,' an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts ('Django Unchained'), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10K for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles's known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, 'SCRATCH' is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on an Apple iPhone 6.

In New Movie ‘Live by Night’ Italian Actor Massi Furlan plays Anthony Servidone

MOVIE NEWS: (HOLLYYWOOD, Calif.) Actor Massi Furlan takes on the role of Anthony Servidone opposite Ben Affleck in 'Live by Night' a 1920's prohibition-era American crime film written and directed by Affleck and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, is being distributed by Warner Bros and slated to hit the theaters in 2017.

Texas Boys Choir 70th Anniversary Documentary Debuts Written and Directed by Gary McGrath

FILM NEWS: (FORT WORTH, Texas) A film documentary commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Texas Boys Choir screened Feb. 18 during a special ceremony at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The documentary - literally seven decades in the making - explores the vast and rich history and legacy of the boys choir. It is written and directed by Gary McGrath, a TBC alum who also is executive director of The Texas State Men and Boys Choir.

Sci-Fi Luminaries Help Crowdunded Animated Horror Indie MALEVOLENT Hack its Way to Success

FILM & VIDEO NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Coverage Ink Films, producers of the animated horror thriller "Malevolent" have launched an IndieGogo campaign during Feb/March 2016: the goal is to reach $45K for finishing funds to get the movie completed. "Malevolent" combines horror and sci-fi into an original, time-twisting concoction. The producers describe the movie as "SAW meets Groundhog Day.

Asheville Photographer Noll’s Intuitive Photos Featured in Online ‘National Geographic’ Publication

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Intuitive photographer Debbie “Sophia” Phillips Noll’s recent “Eye Spy” submission to “National Geographic” magazine was published recently in an online story for its “Your Shot” online community.

Book Review: ‘Data and Goliath’ – You Don’t Have Any Secrets Anymore

REVIEW: Privacy is becoming an antiquated concept. In "Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World" (ISBN: 9780393244816), security expert Bruce Schneier leads you through a labyrinth of surveillance that should scare the hell out of you.

Screenplay in Development for Sci-Fi Conspiracy Thriller ‘Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project’

BOOK NEWS: Geminid Press recently announced it has partnered with writer-director Jack Snyder to develop a screenplay for the acclaimed science fiction conspiracy thriller "Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project" (ISBN: 978-0990737100) by Daniel P. Douglas. In the SF novel, readers plunge into a storyline featuring former FBI agent William Harrison who finds himself hot on the trail of a major "extraterrestrial cover-up."

Inspirational book trilogy ‘The Joy of Heaven’ by author-artist Daniel Leske illustrates what awaits us in heaven

BOOK NEWS: Daniel Leske, with a degree in physics, is the author and illustrator of the new book trilogy, "The Joy of Heaven" (ISBN: 978-1597553759; Book 1), an "inspirational series of creatively illustrated books that are filled with words and images of how heaven was revealed to him by God."

Book Review: Do You Believe in Magic? The value of ‘The God Delusion’

REVIEW: While it didn't convert me to atheism, 'The God Delusion' (ISBN: 9780618918249) by Richard Dawkins is still terrific and should be required reading for anyone who still thinks religion has any value in society. Dawkins' philosophical points are even persuasive, up to a point, but I cannot join him in his non-belief.

Book Review: Real-life Horror Story is a Prison of Disbelief in ‘Going Clear’

REVIEW: A beautifully crafted book on a mesmerizing but ugly topic, "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief" by Lawrence Wright (ISBN: 9780307745309) is a shocking investigation into the cult of Scientology. As with today's torture-porn horror films, its followers are berated, degraded, and psychologically harmed.

Book Review: Tome of the Unknown Woman Warrior

REVIEW: The fundamental principles of the United States were honored and extended by Frances Perkins, who was "The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins - Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, and the Minimum Wage" (ISBN: 9781400078561). A tireless worker for justice, Perkins has too long been hidden from history. Kirstin Downey seeks to remedy the oversight in her fascinating book.

New book helps you find the right position no matter what shade of grey you like

BOOK NEWS: Certified master sex expert educator and sex and relationship coach, Nikki Ransom-Alfred, recently announced her new book "30 Sex Positions and Tips For Getting Wild, Rough, and Kinky" for lovers looking for adventure. The guide is an overall reflection of the consultations she provides during her workshops, lectures and in private consultations.

‘Gnomes in the Garden’ are real says author and intuitive counselor David Swing

When a writer gets the initial idea that their work is valuable enough to see the light of day and deserves public attention, that is when everything gets seriously tricky. Traditional publishing is a very attractive yet competitive method of releasing a book into the marketplace, especially since there are a limited number of manuscripts actually accepted annually by publishing houses.

New book reveals early days of corn syrup in foods: ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’

BOOK NEWS: Doug Lapins' new book, "SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge" (ISBN 978-0-9905995-0-0; paper; Foursome Press) chronicles the changes, challenges, and guiding principles of a thirty year stellar corporate career. "SWEET SUCCESS" also tells the history of a then-new product, high-fructose corn syrup, with the "inside story" of how, over time, a money-saving and seemingly harmless new sweetener became a controversial product.

New in Kindle Format, ‘The Adventures of Ford Fairlane’ by Rex Weiner

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Available for the first time in an exclusive ebook version from Cultmachine, "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane" (ISBN: 978-0-9840327-6-1) by journalist and screenwriter Rex Weiner features two gritty tales of private eye Ford Fairlane, the music industry's "rock n roll detective." Fairlane solves cases involving the punk rock and new wave scenes in New York City and Los Angeles in the late-1970s.

‘The Beat Hotel’ has been optioned by producer Pamela Dickerson for development as a narrative feature film

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- "The Beat Hotel," the non-fiction book by Barry Miles (ISBN: 978-1903809587, Grove, 2000), about American Beat Era icons creating...

New Paintball Documentary Brings History to Life at West Point

MORRISTOWN, N.J. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Never before has a group of "real filmmakers" come together to produce a worthwhile, full length, documentary-style film that...

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