Every year there is one documentary released that is a pool full of creative inspiration. These films are made to grab you–the sponge–and dunk you inside of it, leaving you full of inspiration and ideas and all sorts of artistic excitement that you could practically paint enough paintings to fill a museum. Herb & Dorothy did that in 2008 and Bill Cunningham New York did that in 2010 and–this year–the Wayne White focused Beauty Is Embarrassing does the same thing.
Oh, lookie here: on Kickstarter now is a project called The Empowerment Project: Extraordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things, a docu-series that wants to make content around women for women and by women, to help share their stories. It seems very cool and their well on their way to helping reach their goal. They need your help by May 27!
April 20 at Cinefamily will be a pretty rad event: there will be a horror movie music tribute starting at 10:15PM. This will include a performance by horror film score tribute band Nilbog and a screening of The Gates Of Hell.
To supplement Japan’s Modern Divide at The Getty, there will be a film series of great supplemental Japanese films. There will be screenings on April 20, April 21, APril 27, and April 28.
This looks like an interesting project: Autism In Love is a feature length documentary on autism and love and relationships and everything surrounding this world. It’s coming from locals director Matt Fuller and is being produced by Carolina Groppa and many more. They have a long way to go to raise funding and need it by May 4. Help them out–and spread the word!