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Anthony Mackie, Jamie Dornan Star in Mind-Bending Thriller ‘Synchronic’

About Synchronic Release: In Theaters & Drive-Ins Next Friday October 23rd, US, 2020 Directed by: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (The Endless) Produced by: Rustic Films (The Endless, She Dies Tomorrow) Starring: Anthony Mackie, Jamie Dornan, Katie Aselton, and Ally Ioannides Runtime: 103m “If you (somehow) aren’t obsessing over filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead,…

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[VIDEO] Actress Rossy de Palma’s Traveling Lady Premieres at the 34th Miami International Film Festival

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Spanish actress, fashionista, and singer Rossy De Palma‘s avante garde short film “Traveling Lady,“ directed by Jessica Mitrani, premiered to an eager audience at Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami on Saturday during the 34th Miami International Film Festival. Florida National News Editor Mellissa Thomas interviews De Palma, Mitrani, and MIFF…

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Local Indie Filmmaker James Hunter Shatters Status Quo with Faith-Based Feature ‘The Turnaround’

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – These days, the phrase “faith-based film” typically conjures one of two mental images: a wholesome vanilla-cast story or one with zany antics courtesy of a man in a heavy woman’s costume toting a pistol. But local indie filmmaker James Hunter, who showed the world what the Orlando film community is…

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Orlando Film Festival 2016: Hello! I’m a Producer of Woody Allen [Review]

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) – “Hello! I’m a Producer of Woody Allen” is a unique and eccentric short film from writer and producer Marina Orlova, directed by Nicola Deorsola. This short is a cosmopolitan potpourri as an English-language foreign dramedy film staring Orlova and Italian actor Rodolfo Corsato, and the story and characters work together in an entertaining way. The short, which was…

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2015 Florida Film Festival: The 5 Can’t-Miss Elements to Make a World-Changing Documentary

by Mellissa Thomas     The 2015 Florida Film Festival devoted its Thursday morning to the solemn and often underrated art of documentary filmmaking. Full Sail University’s Film MFA Program Director Maylen Dominguez moderated the lively “Making Meaning: Films that Change the World” discussion with a panel that included documentary subject Tony Sullivan (of Limited…

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