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September 26 at 8:15am

How I Gave Up On The Film Industry and Did What I Loved: PART 2

By Jacob Kornbluth (See Part One HERE).

inequality-for-all-poster-600-longSo there I was. I had totally given up on my film career in LA, and gone to live in Berkeley, CA. In trying to put together a fiction film, I had met Robert Reich and become friends with him. Reich and I had started making short videos together, they were successful, and I had begun thinking about how to make a film about what had happened to the American economy and the Middle class. But I had no idea where to start.

The first thing I did was try to get some sense of who was making films in the Bay Area. [...]


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September 24 at 8:15am

How I Gave Up On The Film Industry And Did What I Loved (Pt 1)

By Jacob Kornbluth

inequality-for-all-poster-600-longMy first documentary, INEQUALITY FOR ALL, opens theatrically on September 27th in the top 25 markets.  This is an extraordinary release for a doc, and I couldn’t be any more proud of the film.

As I go from film fest to film fest, people ask me all the time – when did you get the idea for the film?  The strange but true answer is this: I got the idea for the film when I gave up on the film industry.  [...]


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January 27 at 11:00am

Sundance Proves A Filmmaking Renaissance Is Happening In The Bay Area

What would Variety, Hollywood Reporter, IndieWire, The Wrap, MovieCityNews, Filmmaker Magazine & Deadline report if a single film company took the following awards at Sundance this year?

  1. Narrative Grand Jury Prize
  2. Audience Award For Narrative Film
  3. Best Directing of a Narrative Film
  4. Best Directing of a Documentary Film
  5. Special Jury Award For Documentary Film #1
  6. Special Jury Award For Documentary Film #2

I can’t help but think they would announce the arrival of a powerhouse.

Well, allow me the pleasure of breaking such an announcement. [...]


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