Tag Archives: GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL

March 22

GARDEN STATE FILM FEST IS SMOKING: “GIRLS WHO SMOKE” DIRECTOR TALKS

“Girls Who Smoke,” screening at the Garden State Film Festival, is a 15 minute short film adapted from Asbury Park resident Jenifer Hixson’s true story told live at The Moth in New York City and later heard on NPR’s “This American Life.” I spoke with Director and Producer, Tawny Foskett, about filming in Asbury Park […]

March 15

GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL SCREENS “A DANGEROUS PLACE”

Next Thursday (March 22) begins a weekend-long celebration of creativity in film as the Garden State Film Festival launches its tenth year in Asbury Park. What was born, in 2002, from a chance encounter with film powerhouse Diane Raver and actor Robert Pastorelli has grown into a tradition that brings thousands of visitors into our […]

October 20

FILM FEST CALL FOR ENTRIES WITH NEW CATEGORY: “MOVIE MUSIC”

The organizers of the Garden State Film Fesival announce their call for entries, for the 10th Anniversary festival next year in March… A worldwide “Call for Entries” – including a new category of submissions – has been issued to independent filmmakers by The Garden State Film Festival. The 2012 Festival returns to the Paramount Theater, […]

“IN MY HANDS” @ FILM FESTIVAL: DOCUMENTARY TELLS STORY OF MARFAN SYNDROME AT FILM FESTIVAL

What did Abraham Lincoln and Johnathan Larson, the playwright of the musical “Rent,” have in common? They both had Marfan Syndrome, according to a new documentary that will be screened at the film festival this weekend.

“BURZYNSKI” DOCUMENTARY DEMONSTRATES “HUMAN LIFE COMMODITIZED”: AUDIENCE REACTION

Judging from the passionate response to the documentary “Burzynski” – about a physician who many believe has found the cure to a variety of cancers and his amazing war with the government and FDA to bring the treatment to market – which screened at the Garden State Film Festival last week, it should have won […]

IS THERE A CURE FOR SOME CANCERS?: GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL’S “BURZYNSKI” FILM MAY KNOW (EXCLUSIVE)

Screening Sunday (Mar. 28) at the 8th Annual Garden State Film Festival – always reliable for premiering thought-provoking cinema – is the controversial and compelling documentary “Burzynski,” the story of a physician and PhD biochemist who many believe has discovered the genetic mechanism to cure various human cancers.  THE SITE THAT LOVES SPRINGTIME GUYS IN […]