Posts Tagged ‘film’

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.


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.


Help Us Make the Next Film!

Click here to get exclusive In Pursuit of Silence / Kickstarter swag available only until March 8. Thanks!


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.


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!


Pasadena Star News

Pasadena Star News

Help Us Share the Story of La Source

Help Us Share the Story of La Source

Watch the video and then click here to get involved.


“The Philosopher Kings” Featured Doc on Hulu

"The Philosopher Kings" Featured Doc on Hulu

It’s official: Our latest film “The Philosopher Kings” can now be seen on Hulu for FREE and has been one of the most watched documentaries since its launch! If you’ve already seen it, there are still many ways that you can support us on Hulu: 1) Watch it again! 2) Share the link with friends/family […]


Doc Review: “Restrepo”

Doc Review: "Restrepo"

By Mary Mathias Agitate Meter Rating: 4 (out of 5) Everyone knows the life of a soldier is challenging, but after spending an hour and a half looking through their eyes on the ground in Afghanistan, the life-altering nature of being in battle becomes much more clear. Restrepo transports the viewer to the Korengal Valley […]


Doc Review: “Last Train Home”

Doc Review: "Last Train Home"

By Rebecca Bell Agitate Meter Rating: 4 (out of 5) Last Train Home is directed by Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan who tells an unforgettable story of migrant family the Zangs, who are torn and fractured by their decision to work in the city, leaving their children to live with their grandmother. Like any good story, […]


Doc Review: “The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”

Doc Review: "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold"

By Mary Mathias Agitate Meter Rating: 3 (out of 5) Morgan Spurlock’s (Super Size Me, Freakonomics) latest documentary POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold explores product placement and advertising in movies and television. Spurlock documents his attempt to finance a film completely through product placement and ad sales, so the film was made […]


Brave New Traveler Interview w/Patrick Shen

Brave New Traveler Interview w/Patrick Shen

“I remember feeling like the scope of the film kept expanding with every month that went by. The more time we had to think about the movie, the more we wanted to include in it and the more ambitious we became.”


Pasadena Weekly Features The Philosopher Kings

Pasadena Weekly Features The Philosopher Kings

“It’s easy to assume that society’s often most underappreciated workers — people like janitors, fry cooks, garbage collectors and security guards — don’t have much to say about life. But… those assumptions couldn’t be more off-base.”


LA Times Review of The Philosopher Kings

LA Times Review of The Philosopher Kings

“moving documentary…”


The LAist

The LAist

“It shows real people and real stories, which is why it’s so powerful and inspirational.”


Cornell Daily Sun

Cornell Daily Sun

“Filmmakers Patrick Shen and Greg Bennick call this connection between the audience and Evener an example of going from living in a two-dimentional world to living in a three-dimensional one.”


Cornell Alumni Magazine

Cornell Alumni Magazine

“The response was overwhelming… A sea of read shirts, standing ovations at both screenings, some of the custodians in tears.”


Film Threat Gives Flight from Death 5 Stars

Film Threat Gives Flight from Death 5 Stars

“fascinating through and through”


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