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The Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher(2023)

23 Apr 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Tirria

  Heir to Italian neorealism and with deep ties to the cinema of Rossellini, Fellini and Pasolini, the Italian filmmaker Alice Rohrwacher once again enters the terrain of fable and myth as she did in her more than notable previous fiction feature fi...

CBFF2024: Latest News, Updates & Information

13 Apr 2024 1 minute read 0 comments SmileToBeFree

CBFF2024 News, Updates & Information - Follow Us Here, Facebook & Instagram As preparations continue for this year’s Carmarthen Bay Film Festival CBFF - Gŵyl Ffilm Bae Caerfyrddin #CBFF2024 all the news, updates and information you will need to be po...

The Cat Lady/Road Island

4 Apr 2024 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"This is California, we're going into the sea."1937 California Earthquake Dream   At the beginning of the article Soul Sicarios, I mention the idea of dismissiveness.  The article took an immediate left turn into uncharted territory, but it was origi...

Peace & Contentment Blues

31 Mar 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"If you ever get the 'peace and contentment blues,' remember, the key words are PEACE, and contentment.  After all the crap we've been through, the blues are the easy part.  Don't you think?"Invisible Manifesto For A Rising Outlaw Nation (Take 3)   I...

Joy Street

27 Mar 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Suzan Pitt was an animator and painter who suffered a mental breakdown in 1980, when she was in her late 30s.  She fled her demons and the city, and traveled into the jungles of Mexico and Guatemala.  Her time there inspired the 1995 film Joy Street....

CBFF2024 Submissions Final Day - There's Still Time!!

29 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments SmileToBeFree

It is finally here; CBFF2024 Submissions close today. But there is still time.... Carmarthen Bay Film Festival, Wales Premier Film Festival, is championing independent film-making here in Wales and worldwide. So if you are an independent filmmaker s...

Old, Classic Films... and Our Kids!

24 Feb 2024 3 minute read 0 comments David P.

Is it just my experience, or is society turning away from old things in general? The schools only push brand new books and brand new perspectives these days... and I'm afraid that we will inevitably lose our finest artistic endeavours to the increasi...

Wales Premier Film Festival Submissions Close in Less Than a Week

24 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments SmileToBeFree

With less than a to go until the Final Submissions deadline for this year’s Carmarthen Bay Film Festival, things are continuing to hot up with an incredible quality and diversity of subjects and talent throughout the many films that we have already...

The Station Agent

22 Feb 2024 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

The most toxic side effect of the woke agenda is that it dehumanizes the individual and forces him or her into an over-complicated caricature.  There is no such thing as a non-binary superhero or a man who can menstruate; there is very much such a th...

Spanish For Bored

20 Feb 2024 9 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

What's the hardest part about being a Christian.  Is it abstaining from sin?  Controlling your tongue?  Forgiving your enemies? Speaking graciously and with 1st Corinthians-grade charity to self-righteous, arrogant people who lower the standards of t...