Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

Huffington Post: A Quiet Movie With Much to Say

“Replete with imagery that shimmers with the kind of almost otherworldly wonder one might associate with a Terrence Malick movie… this film does more than just tell a story, it testifies to the sheer loveliness of anything — everything — when drenched in silence.” -Carl McColman Read the full review on The Huffington Post here.


Austin Chronicle Review: In Pursuit of Silence

“I am undone by this film… it lands in the mind, at least to this reviewer, with an impact reminiscent of seeing 1982’s Koyaanisqatsi for the first time… Shen’s In Pursuit of Silence incessantly inspires and sometimes takes the breath away and can even accomplish both at once.” -Austin Chronicle Read the whole review here.


SXSW North American Premiere

We’re thrilled to share that in March our latest film IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE will premiere at SXSW 2016, regarded as one of the top festivals in the world. To mark the occasion we’ve put together a new trailer that we’d love for you to share.


La Source Featured on CNN

La Source Featured on CNN

Last November the U.S. Embassy in Haiti invited us to Haiti for a week-long screening tour which included an epic and historic showing in the village of La Source. CNN accompanied us on the trip for a 6-minute segment that premiered today, the fifth anniversary of the earthquake. Watch it here. Here’s how Patrick summed […]


In Pursuit of Silence Trailer

We’re about a third the way through production on our latest film and we’re excited to share a glimpse of what we’ve captured in this first trailer for the film. Please share with your networks and help us spread the word, thank you! We recommend watching in full screen HD and with a good pair […]


The Making of Flight from Death

Up until now, this 30-minute documentary about the making of Flight from Death was only available as a bonus feature on the DVD. Now watch the incredible story behind the film that totally blew your mind for free. In it, you’ll hear about the trials of making the film and hear additional commentary from the […]


Washington Post Calls La Source “Eye-opening”

Washington Post Calls La Source "Eye-opening"

The film is now available on HULU. Watch here.


La Source iTunes Release

La Source iTunes Release

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Sneak Peek: IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE


LA SOURCE Screenings in L.A. This Week

LA SOURCE Screenings in L.A. This Week

Wednesday @ 7pm (TONIGHT) November 7, 2012 ArcLight Cinemas – Hollywood Click to purchase tickets Thursday @ 7:30pm (TOMORROW) November 8, 2012 Landmark Theater – West LA Click to RSVP Q&A with Josue Lajeunesse & the filmmakers will follow both screenings.


Paste Magazine

Paste Magazine

“…one has to be the most dedicated of cynics to remain unmoved…” – Scott Wold, Paste Magazine Read the article here


Reel Georgia

Reel Georgia

“(4 stars)’La Source’ is a real life fairytale, where a once hopeless romantic ideal catches fire and ultimately, the dream comes true.” – Cameron McAllister, Reel Georgia Read the article here


La Source is Coming to a City Near You!

La Source is Coming to a City Near You!

“This is a really beautiful movie that I could totally seegetting into the conversation around Oscar time.”-Edward Douglas, ComingSoon.net “Some documentaries just make you feel good about the worldand the people in it, and ‘La Source’ is definitely one of those.”-Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times After multiple sold-out showings and standing ovations for the cast and […]


Current Movie Reviews

Current Movie Reviews

“If it doesn’t leave you at least itching to look up ways that you can help on the Internet, you might not have a soul. I’ve seen this movie twice, and there were tears and cheers both times.” – Dan Schindel, Current Movie Reviews Read the article here


L.A. Times

L.A. Times

“Some documentaries just make you feel good about the world and the people in it, and ‘La Source’ is definitely one of those.” – Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times Read the article here


PopMatters

PopMatters

“…the film offers terrific images that allude to internal states, loneliness and worry, resolve and poise.” – Cynthia Fuchs, PopMatters Read the article here


Huffington Post

Huffington Post

“It embodies how a documentary can unite an audience and a community to make lasting social change.” – Emily Thomas, Huffington Post Read the article here


IndieWire

IndieWire

“…an uplifting story of humanitarianism and development stemming from the local level.” – Basil Tsiokos, IndieWire Read the article here


Washington Post

Washington Post

“Patrick Shen’s artfully shot documentary…” – Stephanie Murrey, Washington Post Read the article here


LA SOURCE World Premiere @ Silverdocs June 21

LA SOURCE World Premiere @ Silverdocs June 21

Our new baby is complete and is set to premiere at the prestigious AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs Film Festival on June 21 and will screen there again on June 23. Silverdocs is the most important documentary festival in the U.S. and is considered to be the “premiere showcase for documentary film” (Hollywood Reporter). Tickets can now […]


TimesReporter.com

TimesReporter.com

“After watching the film, you come to respect this custodial wisdom, and you recognize that we each have learned lessons from our varied experiences and have a story to tell. Each story is as important a thread in our collective tapestry as the next, and what we do to earn a paycheck does not add […]


Patrick Shen & Brandon Vedder on LA Talk Radio’s Film Courage

Patrick Shen & Brandon Vedder on LA Talk Radio’s Film Courage

La Source Director/Producer Patrick Shen and Co-Producer Brandon Vedder were recently interviewed on LA Talk Radio’s Film Courage podcast – voted one of the top ten podcasts for filmmakers & creatives by MovieMaker Magazine – about the film, their experience in Haiti, and the La Source Social Action Campaign. LISTEN HERE


Article: “Making Your Film Matter: An Introduction to Social Action Campaigns”

Article: "Making Your Film Matter: An Introduction to Social Action Campaigns"

TM’s Founder and Director Patrick Shen recently wrote an article for the popular film site Film Courage called “Making Your Film Matter: An Introduction to Social Action Campaigns,” that discusses how films can be powerful tools for change. Check it out!


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