Chuckie Akenz: "You Got Beef?" Video
"Hat Cho Nguoi O Lai" was shot on location in North York and Lakeshore. This Vietnamese language music video is the first collaboration between the Jane-Finch.com team and VietnameseTalents.com. The production was shot on July 17, 2005. The video stars singer Quyen Ho and actor/model William V Nguyn. Actors Ho, Nguyn, and Chuckie Akenz appear as the triads.
The first music video from Jane-Finch.com..."Soldier" is the first video collaboration between director Paul Nguyen and rapper Chuckie Akenz. The video was shot on Thursday, March 25, 2004. The walking scene was filmed along Yewtree Blvd and Driftwood Ave. "Soldier" was actually made as a school project for York University professor John McCullough. Due to the tremendous feedback and response Paul Nguyen received, "Soldier" was uploaded online to Jane-Finch.com and started a new generation of rap video productions.
Robert De Niro stars as the unstable anti-hero, Travis Bickle, in this now legendary story of alienation and urban decay. Also starring Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster, Peter Boyle, and Cybill Shepherd.
Mr Riff "The Boogie Man" filmed at the 2005 International Laxey Blues Festival. The movie is taken from the Dvd "The Boogie Man". www.mrriff.com
CNET's Sumi Das and Brian Tong take a behind-the-scenes peek at this year's pop-culture fest.
This week on the Buzz Report, the great East Coast/West Coast Intern Beef of 2007 begins. Where will it end?
"Why We Fight," the new documentary by Eugene Jarecki, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, is an unflinching look at the anatomy of the American war machine, weaving unforgettable personal stories with commentary by a "who's who" of military and beltway insiders. Featuring John McCain, Gore Vidal, William Kristol, Chalmers Johnson, Richard Perle, and others, "Why We Fight" launches a bipartisan inquiry into the workings of the military industrial complex and the rise of the American Empire. Inspired by Dwight Eisenhower's legendary farewell speech (in which he coined the phrase "military industrial complex"), filmmaker Jarecki ("The Trials of Henry Kissinger") surveys the scorched landscape of a half-century's military adventures, asking how--and telling why--a nation of, by, and for the people has become the savings and loan of a system whose survival depends on a state of constant war. The film moves beyond the headlines of various American military operations to the deeper questions of why: why does America fight? What are the forces--political, economic, ideological--that drive us to fight against an ever-changing enemy? "Frank Capra made a series of films during World War II called 'Why We Fight' that explored America's reasons for entering the war," Jarecki notes. "Today, with our troops engaged in Iraq and elsewhere for reasons far less clear, I think it's crucial to ask the questions: 'Why are we doing what we are doing? What is it doing to others? And what is it doing to us?'"
This film was nominated for a 2006 Academy Award. Curious to see more? Check out our full roster of Oscar nominees.
Filmed in London in 2005.
PORTLAND, OREGON - The FOREST FILM FEST, Portland's own annual short film and video festival, announced the FOREST FILM FEST: "Best Of" DVD, Volume I, an entertaining compilation DVD of the 2004 winning films representing the best in animation, documentary, experimental, student and short fiction films. Bonus material is also included celebrating the festival's inaugural year. The FOREST FILM FEST holds it annual festival in May at the Clinton Street Theater. The festival is an opportunity for local, independent and student filmmakers to showcase their work and to educate while entertaining the public on the importance of short film. A DVD is planned for each festival year. 'The Volume 1 DVD is a great gift idea for the holidays. The profits are shared by selected student and independent filmmakers and it's an excellent opportunity for our community to show their support for local filmmaking in Oregon," said Tracey Rowatt, executive director of the festival. FOREST FILM FESTIVAL: Volume 1 WINNING SHORT FILMS OF '2004' Includes bonus material Best Student Short: "ANNIVERSARY" Directed by: Ham Tran 2nd Place, Best Short Animation: "BLUE" Directed by: Christopher Mullins Best Short Fiction: "FORTUNATE SON" Directed by: Quinn Saunders 2nd Place, Best Short Fiction: "FLUFFY" Directed by: Samara Paysee Honorable Mentioned, Documentary: "CITY REPAIR" Directed by: Jason Porath. Best Short Documentary: "MY DAYS of AWE & GRIEF, PART 1: DIRK and ME" Directed by: Aaron Douglas. Best Short Animation: "REX STEEL" Directed by: Alex Woo. Best Experimental Short: "STALL" Directed by: Brian Kerr. Director: A.Douglas, B.Kerr, C.Mullins, S.Paysee, J.Porath, Q.Saunders, H.Tran, A.Woo. Awards: REGIONAL ADDY AWARDS: GOLD MEDAL WINNER, FOREST FILM FEST POSTER. 47th ANNUAL ROSEY AWARDS: MERRITT WINNER, MINI POSTER CAMPAIGN. Film Festivals: Forest Film Festival WWW.FORESTFILM.COM WWW.FORESTFILMFEST.COM Get the DVD at http://www.customflix.com/206465
Filmed soley on a mobile phone, an interpretation of a festival Ex./ played at earlier this year. A look at drug culture, clubbing culture, drinking culture, UK culture and everything else in between. The video for the song Mr D-R-U-G by Ex./ Check him out at www.andyc.biz or the label at d-tourrecords.co.uk