By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 12:30 pm
We're not sure exactly what a "masculine/rustic" home and horse farm entails -- massive encrustations of wood paneling, perhaps? Tartan flannel curtains? Hobos nesting in the rafters? If you've got that certain manly je ne sais quoi about your house and a... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 - 10:03 am
We just got an email from Demon On Wheels director Christina Eliopoulos, who's shooting a documentary about local mechanic Mike Ondish and his bitchin' '68 Shelby Mustang: I'm seeking out 2 production interns who can assist us from May 3 through May 8 on... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010 - 3:05 pm
Akira Ohiso of Zinc Plate Press snaps a picture of the now-defunct Academy Theater in Liberty, and muses: Part of the Main Street revitalization of Liberty should include bringing this space back to life. In a recent profile of the Rosendale Theatre... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 10:24 am
Peter Applebome's Our Towns column made a foray upstate to see how the Rosendale Theatre Collective was doing in its quest to buy the town's much-loved theater. Quite well, he reports: And almost immediately, as if by osmosis, the idea rose for the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2010 - 8:59 pm
From the Woodstock Film Fest: HIGHER GROUND, which will mark the directorial debut of Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, Down to the Bone) is looking to hire local Hudson Valley crew members for May-June film production. Please note that this is a low budget... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2010 - 11:03 am
Josh Fox's documentary about the hazards of natural gas drilling is gearing up for a screening tour this summer, and looking for an intern to help. The Director of Gasland (winner Sundance Special Jury Prize 2010) is looking for a talented and motivated... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 12, 2010 - 5:28 pm
Why can you buy mango popsicles and fresh cactus leaves in the tiny rural village of Fleischmanns, the onetime summer stronghold of the decidedly non-tropical Fleischmanns yeast dynasty? Filmmaker Jessica Vecchione and a panel of sociologists and... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2010 - 8:46 pm
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By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010 - 10:56 pm
Top honors to Roxbury's Roger Ross Williams for Best Documentary Short. Williams and the film's producer, Elinor Burkett, had a bit of a Kanye West moment on stage. Here's the acceptance speech Williams planned to make. Update: Salon gets the scoop behind... Read more


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