I am honored to announce that BY JAMAL JOSEPH: A LIFE TRANSFORMED BY THE ARTS won the award for Best Short Doc in the Harlem Spotlight section of the 11th Harlem International Film Festival.
For the complete list of the 11th HIFF Awards: www.harlemfilmfestival.org/2016-awards/
Another great showcase for BY JAMAL JOSEPH: A LIFE TRANSFORMED BY THE ARTS. It will screen as part of the CLOSING NIGHT of the Harlem International Film Festival, on Sunday, September 18.
More info about the screening and the Harlem Int Film Fest: www.harlemfilmfestival.org
STARVING will screen in New York on Thursday, August 11, at 4pm as part of the ACTION PROGRAM of the 4th Annual Chain Film Festival.
Philip K. Dick was a creator of dystopian worlds and it is for me a great honor to screen my short film STARVING - a dystopian metaphor of the latest economic crisis - in a festival that carries PKD's name and vision.
STARVING will screen on Friday January 15 at 9:30pm (Village East Cinema).
More info about The Philip K. Dick Film Festival here: www.thephilipkdickfilmfestival.com
STARVING will screen in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 4, as an official selection of the 15th Annual SHRIEKFEST, one of the top coolest horror genre film festival. Check out the film page in the festival website for more info and tickets: www.shriekfest.com/entries/2015/starving/
A promotional video that I directed and edited, THIS IS THE MOMENT FOR IDEAS, will be screened as an introduction to all the screenings and events of the renowned Harlemite community space, My Image Studios (MIST). The video features the great actor and activist, DANNY GLOVER.
For more info about MIST and its events, visit www.madibaharlem.com
I am so excited to announce that STARVING won the top prize, for BEST SHORT FILM, at the 22nd edition of ARCIPELAGO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL in Rome! www.arcipelagofilmfestival.org/site/content/view/242/1/lang,en/
Once again a great THANK YOU to all the people involved in this little/big horror/heist film.
STARVING goes to Rome! It will screen at the 22nd edition of the international short film festival ARCIPELAGO! Halloween continues on Nov 7! www.arcipelagofilmfestival.org
Check out the official festival TRAILER (how many shots from Starving?
This October, STARVING will have the honor to screen in two prestigious festivals, FEAR FETE (Oct 18) and RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (Oct 26).
Starving will introduce the Official Closing Film & Awards Ceremony of the Rhode Island Int Horror Film Fest, in Providence, on Oct 26. http://www.film-festival.org/HorrorCALENDAR14.php
Starving will also play at the Fear Fete film festival, one of the "top 13 horror film festival to die for" according to MovieMaker magazine: http://www.moviemaker.com/articles-festivals/13-horror-film-fests-to-die-for-shriekfest-screamfest-20110930/ The screening is on Oct 18, in Biloxi (MS). http://www.fearfete.com/zombie-invasion.html
A video I made about Academy Award Nominee Jamal Joseph aired on 9/17 on the Italian public TV channel Rai 5 as part of the TV show Ubiq, in the episode called "Immaginare": www.rai.tv/dl/RaiTV/programmi/media/ContentItem-9a16fb97-f5f8-4d9f-ab62-b9fa20f1cb5b.html
15min, Documentary, Color, HD
Director MILOS FORMAN and producer MICHAEL HAUSMAN talk about some of the films they made together and their unique 40 YEAR COLLABORATION.
With Milos Forman, Michael Hausman, and Ira Deutchman
Directed and produced by Mike De Caro
Co-produced by Jennifer Gerber
Executive Producer: Lydia Cavallo
Shot by Saro Varjabedian
Early summer screenings for STARVING between Europe and US. We start in Scotland, on June 8, for the Edinburgh Short Film Festival. We move to Sardinia, in the beautiful city of Sassari, for the 9th Sardinia Film Festival - International Short Film Award. Starving will be screened on Saturday, June 28. Then we go back to the US, in Salt Lake City, at the beginning of July. Starving is Official Selection at Film Quest. Finally - for now - another Italian screening, near Lecce (Apulia), at the 12th edition of the Salento Finibus Terrae International Film Festival, on July 9.
The jury of the BIF&ST short film program will be led by the producer of The Great Beauty, Nicola Giuliano.
One more time a great Thank You to the amazing people who contributed to the making of this unusual horror/heist short film!
I am happy and excited that my horror/heist short film, STARVING, will be in competition at the 39th Boston Sci-Fi Film Festivial. Starving will be screened Sunday, Feb 9, at 5pm, at the prestigious Somerville Theatre.
A big THANK YOU to everybody involved in making this little short film about looters, blue serum antidotes, and a dystopic wasteland.