Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Public Health Crisis of Opioids and Heroin

For Ken Bartell in Middleboro, Massachusetts, the spark was a news article about an area mother who has lost two of her three sons to heroin overdoses. And for Jake Buchanan in Dallas, it was the death of his 20-year-old younger brother Cal from fluorofentanyl. The result is a pair of documentary projects that connect to the ever-expanding problem of synthetic opioids in the U.S.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Belgian Film Student Puts the Accent on Beyoncé

It didn't exactly go swimmingly in Los Angeles and New York for Clara De Decker, a film student at The Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp in Belgium. In the former city, her rental car was towed; in the latter, she tried, without success, to catch a glimpse of Beyoncé at Pizzeria Lucali in Brooklyn, one of the megastar's personal favorites.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Filmmaker Wraps Up Solitary Confinement Project

Vice collaborator James Burns approached the outlet last year with an idea: a live-stream of his time in voluntary solitary confinement.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

A Father, a Daughter and a Jacksonville Jaguar

Just in time for the holidays, comedy short Roller Coaster has arrived on Amazon. Released December 22nd, it can be rented for 99 cents in Standard Definition and $1.99 in High Definition.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

In Memory of Michelle Jackson

The narrative that has followed the death of Michelle Jackson on January 18th, 2008 is inspiring. The St. John's, Newfoundland writer and aspiring director was 34 and expecting her first child, only to be swiftly claimed by viral myocarditis.