Film

<i>Don’t Break Down, A Film About Jawbreaker</i>: Columbus Theatre, Dec 9
December 4, 2017 No Commentby

Don’t Break Down, A Film About Jawbreaker: Columbus Theatre, Dec 9

There’s a case to be made that ‘90s punk legends Jawbreaker have a big influence on underground music these days. ...

Annual Short Short Story Film Festival Keeps it Short! 
November 22, 2017 No Commentby

Annual Short Short Story Film Festival Keeps it Short! 

The biggest and best things happen in the the biggest little state, and this Thanksgiving weekend is no different. AS220 ...

Interview: Richard Griffin
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

Interview: Richard Griffin

Richard Griffin has directed 24 feature films in the last 14 years through Rhode Island-based Scorpio Film Releasing, which he ...

The Searchers Seeks the Truth About JFK's Assassination
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

The Searchers Seeks the Truth About JFK’s Assassination

October 26 may, on the surface, appear to be just a regular Thursday in Rhode Island. But under the surface ...

Local Film Round-Up
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Local Film Round-Up

It’s been a while since these pages delved into the heated waters of local film activity, but everything from features ...

Documentary <i>Finding Joseph I</i>: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness
August 19, 2017 No Commentby

Documentary Finding Joseph I: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness

[See later Dec 2017 interview: motifri.com/hr-bad-brains-pop] Documentary subject Paul “H.R.” Hudson, the frontman for Washington, DC, punk legends Bad Brains, ...

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF
August 17, 2017 No Commentby

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF

Karen Allen was barely into her 20s when she first read the short story, A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud., ...

Local Filmmaker Takes on ‘Higher Methods’
July 26, 2017 No Commentby

Local Filmmaker Takes on ‘Higher Methods’

  The recently released trailer for Higher Methods is generating lots of excitement for the film, which director Nathan Suher ...

Waiting For My Close-Up
July 26, 2017 No Commentby

Waiting For My Close-Up

  I made my debut as an extra in motion pictures on July 23. It was the last day of ...

Preview: 2017 RI International Film Festival
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

Preview: 2017 RI International Film Festival “Flickers”

After 21 years, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) “Flickers” had its first unpleasant encounter with the new political ...