Posts tagged "An Open Secret"

23rd Raindance Film Festival

by Joanna Orland The 2015 Raindance Film Festival took place September 23rd to October 4th in central London.  Screening over 100 feature films as well as more than 150 shorts, the festival was truly a success in its 23rd year of showcasing emerging filmmakers.  The festival’s ethos is to uncover the latest filmmaking talent, aiming […]

An Open Secret: Matt Valentinas

by Joanna Orland From director Amy Berg, An Open Secret is a filmic exposé on sexual abuse that is allowed to happen to children within the Hollywood system.  The film’s purpose is not only to raise awareness of the issue, but to provoke industry change.  As the film makes its London debut at this year’s […]

68th Cannes Film Festival

by Joanna Orland Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) is not only the most famous of film festivals, but it is also considered to be the most prestigious in the world.  From my extensive experience, I am fairly certain that it is also one of the largest. Boasting a fine selection of films in various […]

Cannes Film Festival: An Open Secret

Directed by Amy Berg by Joanna Orland Labeling An Open Secret as “the movie Hollywood doesn’t want you to see” is more than sensationalism, it is truth.  Having been rejected by various film festivals and struggling towards its imminent 20-cities release, the documentary by Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg is treading a fine line by taking […]