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Left Hand Path

The art, philosophy, and religion of black magic practitioner James C. Kirby is explored while he creates a unique piece of jewelry using the ancient art of Lost Wax casting.

 

 

Jessica Hall: Director
Jessica Hall: Producer
James C. Kirby: Key Cast

 

Film Type: Documentary, Short
Runtime: 13 minutes 33 seconds
Completion Date: September 20, 2017
Country of Origin: Canada
Country of Filming: Canada
Film Language: English
Shooting Format: Digital
Film Color: Color

 

Director Statement:
It was a New Year’s resolution to speak in public that motivated me to enter my project idea in a local pitch competition. Creating this film was a phenomenal experience due to my amazing crew and the remarkably intelligent, talented and funny James C. Kirby. I am honored he allowed me into his world of art and magic and that trusted me to create this film.

 

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CHRIST/EL (A. Grützner)

A family portrait told through Super8 footage and old tapes from 1975-77. In its essence the question of belief. A boy and his dilemma to stand between the wish for freedom, struggle in adolescent and strong urge for Christian enlightenment from his family background. At the same time the few back on the death of parents and remaining questions.

 

Andreas Grützner: Director
Andreas Grützner: Writer
Andreas Grützner: Producer

 

Film Type: Documentary, Short
Genres: Documentary
Runtime: 8 minutes 39 seconds
Completion Date: May 31, 2016
Country of Origin: Germany
Country of Filming: Germany
Film Language: German
Shooting Format: Super 8
Film Color: Color

 

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Modern Craft

Lack of knowledge has linked Wicca directly to old-school witchcraft and Hollywood has painted witches as gruesome. Our film shows nothing but the truth behind the Wicca religion and their peaceful methods. Through our expert interviews of a long-time Wiccan, a beginner Wiccan, as well as a researcher of Wicca, our film shares their experiences and informs our audiences of how the religion works.

 

 

Jessica P. Jackson: Director
Devon Freeman: Producer
Jordan Anderson: Director of Photography
Alan Keathley: Sound Designer

 

Film Type: Documentary, Short, Student
Runtime: 11 minutes 6 seconds
Country of Origin: United States
Country of Filming: United States
Film Language: English
Film Color: Color

 

Director Statement:
Hello, my name is Jessica and I am the director of Modern Craft. This is a documentary that focuses on Queen Lady Passion of Coven Oldenwilde, Alysha who is a Christian studying Wicca, and Danny who has been a Wiccan for about a year and a half.

So many people are misinformed about Wicca and this film goes against the stereotypes that have been painted over time, showing the true nature of the religion and how peaceful it is.

 

© Modern Craft – All rights reserved.

 

 

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