Fill the Void

Fill the Void – Israel – 2013 – Drama. “With honesty and sensitivity, this Israeli drama takes us into an unfamiliar subculture, letting us experience aspects of life in an Orthodox Jewish community that we’ve probably never even imagined before.”  Rich Cline, Contactmusic.com. “An intelligent and moving examination of the possibilities of personal freedom within the strict… Continue reading Fill the Void

Departures

Departures – Japan – 2009 – Drama. “A moving celebration of life through showing reverence for death.” Maggie Lee, Hollywood Reporter.   Daigo, an unemployed cellist, answers a classified ad for a company called “Departures,” mistakenly assuming that he will be working for a travel agency.  Upon discovering that he will actually be preparing the bodies of the… Continue reading Departures

Talking with Spirits

Talking with Spirits – Bali – 2011 – Documentary – A strange-but-true journey into the spirit world. See trance dancers possessed by gods. Learn how spirit channels from the unseen world assist healers. Join in the midnight graveyard rituals as high priests bring down the spirits to activate ceremonial masks. A cinematic inspiration with never before… Continue reading Talking with Spirits