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Photobombing Sundance: It’s Still About the Indie Filmmaker

by Greg I. Hamilton on February 2, 2018

For all its reputation of glitz, glamour, and celebrity sightings, Sundance still has a place for folks like us on its red carpet. I returned to the hallowed film festival last month for the first time since The Movement played there in 2012. It was high-octane fuel for my creative engines. “Why haven’t I done […]


Warren’s Dream Lives On in Freedom Seekers Everywhere

Warren was one in a million

by Greg I. Hamilton on January 25, 2018

He was one of the world’s greatest proponents of freedom: that sort of freedom that releases butterflies in your belly, like the feeling of gliding down a fresh field of powder snow. Yesterday Warren Miller rode his last lift. In his 93 years he carved deep arcs onto a blank canvas that has influenced many […]


Love, Light, and Environmental Film

Dr. Michael Mann at DCEFF25

by Greg I. Hamilton on March 21, 2017

A sense of hope, an environmental film festival, and our nation’s capital: who’d have thunk all three could come together now? Sure enough, my fiancé and I hit town and caught film after film, with their panels of filmmakers and scientists, all providing a surprising mood of optimism. There’s nothing passive or Pollyanna here: an […]