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Dustbin Film LLC, an Independence film company, will feature some footage and music from its new documentary on the 1974 Ozark Music Festival at the Third Friday Art Walk in the Englewood Arts District on Friday.
Any film festival centered around themes that appeal to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered audiences or their supportive allies is sure to be as eclectic as its targeted demographic. This year’s Kansas City LGBT Film Festival at Tivoli Cinemas in Westport makes good on that promise.
Author and filmmaker Terence O'Malley presents a veritable "Hood's Who" of Kansas City's Black Hand/Mafia/Cosa Nostra, an inglorious yet persistently fascinating element of Kansas City's organized crime history.
It time again for the always popular IFC Actors Showcase. The Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City puts on the quarterly event as an open audition where Kansas City’s acting talent can showcase their abilities to the filmmaking community.
Every year the Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City, ifckc.com, has a Festival called "Every Picture Tells a Story". Filmmakers find an Artist and do a short film about something they have done. This year I shot and edited this for Caroline Baehner on Teresa Magel's painting called "Violet Wish".
It's a film about parents and their teenage children coming to terms with the complexities of love, and one of the stars from "Stuck in Love" stopped in Kansas City to promote the film. Liana Liberato plays Kate, the dream girl with substance abuse problems.
This is the Team Pungent - PDA film... Our entry for the the Independent Filmmaker's Coalitions "One Night Stand"... This film was made in 10 hours and is in anaglyph 3D. Winner of the audience choice award... The best supporting actress award and the social media award... congrats!!!
In a scene from the recent film Man of Steel, Superman is asked why he should be trusted. He responds, "General, I grew up in Kansas." For the past year, three natives of Hutchinson, Kan., have argued that their hometown is probably the closest fit to the superhero’s: Smallville.
Finish this sentence: "Kansas City screwed up when it ... " Didn't try harder to save the Screenland Crossroads theater. That was one of the few single-screen classic venues left, and its departure has left a considerable void.
This Wednesday June 19th, the IFC will celebrate the winners of its One Night Stand, 10 hour film challenge. The top 4 films will be screened for the crowd at the Westport Coffeehouse following the regular business meeting of the Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City.
It's called "I Survived BTK," and it's a documentary about how Charlie Otero has dealt with the murder of his mother, father and two youngest siblings in their Wichita home in 1974 by a serial killer driven by sexual fantasy involving bondage.
The labs, hosted by the Independent Filmmaker Project, give first-time feature directors a year-long fellowship, specifically affording projects in post-production technical, creative and strategic tools.
"Lucky" is a short film that explores the nuances of an ever-evolving relationship between an adoptive single mother and her adopted son. Specifically this film highlights the newly formed family of two as they relocate for her new job and try to navigate the emotions that come with change.
Michael Winslow is best known for his performance in the Police Academy movies, but he's also known at the man with 10,000 sound effects. Watch the video in the player above and see if you can count how many sound effects he uses during this six minute segment of KC Live. Winslow is in Kansas City to make you laugh at Stanfords Comedy Club.