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    John Bruce on "Far From Afghanistan: Mission, Means, and Movement Building"

    I think it is more than three years ago now that I first spoke of Truly Free Film. My hope then, as it is now, that artistic, social, and political motivations would harness the new technologies and it's tools to usher in a transformation from a mass-market driven entertainment economy to a communi...

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    Six Recommendations to Start Watching Chinese Independent (Microbudget) Cinema Now

    Now you know what all indies can learn from watching Chinese Indies, right? If not, then you need to read Karin Chien's post from yesterday. So how do you drill down deeper this knowledge boost? Well, Kevin Lee, dGenerate Films' VP of Programming and Education, has been kind enough to generate a ...

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    Karin Chien on "What American Indies Can Learn From Their Chinese Counterparts"

    I am dismayed at times how sometimes our local indie scene feels so repetitive and lacking creative ambition. We remake successful formulas, and only rarely break new ground. I know I am guilty of this too. I wonder how we can break out of this cycle, and what are the forces that contribute to this sad phenomenon?It was such pondering that led me to profess on twitter that I wanted to learn more of the global microbudget film scene, to see what others are doing, and what we all could learn from each other. Producer/distributor Karin Chien was among those that reached out to me, to share her knowledge and experience -- and it does start to...

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