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New Ways of Seeing: I, Pastafari: A Flying Spaghetti Monster Story

From Ben Popp, NWFC Head of Artist Services I, Pastafari: A Flying Spaghetti Monster StoryDirected by Michael ArthurI, Pastafari is available to stream online via Amazon Prime, Vimeo, and iTunes. There are many religions in this world, many of whom possess large amounts of faithful followers, each guided by particular teachings and worshiping a deity,…  Read more

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New Ways of Seeing: The Benefits of Gusbandry

From Ben Popp, Head of Artist Services, NWFC The Benefits of Gusbandry Director: Alicia J Rose, U.S. Seasons 1&2 Available on Amazon Prime Let yourself fondly remember the days of pre-social distance partying through the lens of Portland filmmaker and musician Alicia J. Rose’s comedic series The Benefits of Gusbandry. At her debaucherous 40th birthday…  Read more

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New Ways of Seeing: Grand Bizarre

From Ben Popp, Filmmaker Services Manager Grand Bizarre Director: Jodi Mack, U.S. – 13 Available on MUBI (get a free three-month trial with link) Filmmaker Jodi Mack’s travelogue film utilizes the animation concept known as “Replacement Animation” in which at every frame, or every other, depending on motive, a new image is put in front…  Read more

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New Ways of Seeing: I, Apostate 

From Ben Popp, Filmmaker Services Manager I, Apostate Director: Jeremy Moss Available for free on the filmmaker’s Vimeo Page Filmmaker Jeremy Moss was born and raised in Utah under the religious umbrella of Mormonism. Now living in Pennsylvania where he teaches film at Franklin & Marshall College, Moss created an experimental documentary tracing his family’s own path…  Read more

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New Ways of Seeing: Climax

From Ben Popp, Filmmaker Services Manager Climaxdir. Gaspar Noé, France, 2018 Streaming on Amazon Prime The climax in any story is the point at which everything comes to a heightened point before cresting downwards into resolution. What might it look like then to tell a story riding the climax, or in which a gradual rise…  Read more