Films

Still 60

 

Still 60 — Manic filmmaker Marc Kornblatt decides to celebrate his 60th birthday by doing nothing for an hour, inviting his close friend to do nothing with him.  The 22-minute short is an official selection of the Princeton Independent Film Festival.  View trailer.

 

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Homage to Charleston — When words fail us…  A response to the South Carolina tragedy, June 16, 2015.  View video.

 

 

It's About The Kids

 

It’s About the Kids — In tribute to their departed principal, high school grads launch a campaign to create a college scholarship fund for less-privileged students.  View video.

 

 

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Last Seder? — Filmmaker Marc Kornblatt, bringing his camera along, goes home to spend Passover with his parents, wondering about their health and his own future.   This short documentary is an official selection of the Wisconsin, Julien Dubuqe, North by Midwest and Golden Door film festivals.

 

OakhillDostoevsky Behind Bars —  A  2015 Media For a Just Society Award  finalist this full-length documentary features graduate students who study literature with prison inmates.   A Wisconsin Film Festival Golden Badger Award winner, it is also an official selection of  the Louisville,  (In)Justice for All, Kansas,  and Philadelphia Independent film festivals, among others.   To purchase, go to contact page.

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While It Lasts, — This short documentary, featuring the words and work of 81-year-old artist Jamie Ross, has been screened at the Beloit, Driftless, Green Bay, Oneota and Milwaukee Short film festivals and is a  Shorts International selection.

 

Bring on the Magic — In this dramatic short, a divorced man faces a parent’s ultimate nightmare when his son runs away. Official Selection Wisconsin, Driftless and San Francisco Black Film festivals.   To purchase, go to contact page. View Kickstarter campaign.

 

Street Pulse — Homeless people struggle to make it off the street in this feature-length documentary, which  has been screened at the Wisconsin, Cincinnati and Beloit film festivals, on Wisconsin Public Television and at colleges and churches.   To purchase, go to contact page.

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Old Country Lullaby — In this dramatic short, a daughter helps her father pack up their house where a long-forgotten melody won’t leave him alone. Official Selection of Beloit, Green Bay, Wildwood and Milwaukee Short film festivals.

 

 

Because It’s Small — This short documentary, “Best of the Fest” at the Oneota Film Festival, celebrates the joy of reading and the power of community.  It has been screened on public television, and at film festivals, in libraries and schools across the country. To purchase, go to contact page.   View trailer.

 

Walk the Walk — Made for a reality TV show that fizzled, this romantic fantasy about a young woman who tries to suppress her erotic dreams features two aspiring models in their film debuts.  Official Selection of Bare Bones International  and Kenosha film festivals.  View film.

 

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Alone Together — In this short dark comedy, two people meet in a bird sanctuary to satisfy their conflicting urges. Official Selection of Detroit Windsor,  Green Bay,  Driftless and Wildwood film festivals. View trailer.