SSN Screening Series: The Director and Writer/ Producer of Estonia’s Foreign Language Oscar Entry ‘Mother’ Talk About the Film’s Themes and Inspiration

SSN Screening Series: The Director And Writer/ Producer Of Estonia’s Foreign Language Oscar Entry ‘Mother’ Talk About The Film’s Themes And Inspiration

On Wednesday, November 9, SSN held a screening for the (Meteoriit) release of Mother, the Official Foreign Language Oscar® entry from Estonia, a former Soviet republic. Mother, also known as Ema (Estonian for ‘mother’) is the third feature film from young…

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‘Spotlight’s’ Filmmaking Lessons: Turning a Downbeat Story into an Uplifting One & Enlightening a Well-Trodden Subject

‘Spotlight’s’ Filmmaking Lessons: Turning A Downbeat Story Into An Uplifting One & Enlightening A Well-Trodden Subject

I truly believe that film is the literature of this century. It pulls together all of the arts—the spoken word, writing, music, dance, painting, photography and more—to deliver stories that can have emotional impact across generations and continents, language notwithstanding.…

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