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A futurist musical short film at the New York Film Festival by Borscht Corp

Just two years ago we were drawn to an up-and-coming Miami filmmaker Lucas Leyva, and his annual hub of creativity, the Borscht Film Festival. It comes as no surprise that Leyva, who helms the festival, would appear on our radar again; this time with a darkly humorous short film that made its way to Sundance and is now being featured at the New York Film …

New Frontier

A look at the amazing work of the Sundance Film Festival's venue for experimental cinema and new media

Amid all the hubbub of film releases and elbow-rubbing that will happen at the Sundance Film Festival this week there is a lesser-known venue with enormous potential. New Frontier is a multimedia installation space featuring cutting edge work from some of the world’s most interesting contemporary cinematic artists. Stepping outside the bounds of traditional cinema, New Frontier is a space that highlights experimentation, focusing on …

Sundance 2012

Standout films and documentaries from this year's film festival

This year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, presented the requisite set of features and documentaries with the not-so-surprising general consensus that the smaller, independent works transcended the generally lackluster star-studded blockbusters. Whether speaking to current issues that plague the American conscience or shedding light on new innovators, each film we saw or heard about felt unique to 2012. We’ve selected a combination of …