Hit the track!" Bridget Everett growls as she lowers herself to the lip of the Joe's Pub stage, lifting the hem of her flowing silver gown to flash the sold-out crowd in time to the slinky r&b beat. "Short one, long one, doesn't matter/Just suck on that bean, watch it get fatter/You've had a bad d ... More >>
Every Sundance there's a crowd-pleaser, and most years it's got one degree of separation from the Little Miss Sunshine crew. But the most delightful flick of the 2014 fest is an unconventional documentary with no plot, no dialogue, and nothing but party. Living Stars, a fleet 63-minute film by Argen ... More >>
Late last summer, Hot and Crusty, New York's most disgustingly named bakery chain, got exactly the wrong kind of attention. Instead of letting 23 mostly undocumented workers at the chain's Upper East Side location unionize, then-owner Mark Samson decided to behave like a petty jerk and just shut the ... More >>
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival
When the filmmakers behind 99% The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film were raising money for their project last fall, they framed their project as an experiment in collective creation that mirrored their subject. As they wrote on their Kickstarter page, "In a process that mirrors the OWS movement ... More >>
A moment becomes a movement
Staffers flee. New blood moves in. And still the question remains.
Soderbergh and solitary on the fest's 25th anniversary
Resourceful indie filmmakers are finding new ways of getting their movies into theaters. But will anybody come?
The Negro Problem's Stew brings his indie musical to the Public Theater
Coming of age and stayin' alive on the mean streets of Astoria
Redford vs. De Niro: Utah fest moves into Tribeca's backyard
Truths and Reconciliations
Hooligans, punters, murder, romance, and the existential crisis of the goalie