Originally posted on Variety:
In a season of renewed cinematic creativity and vigor in American indie film, as evidenced by a wide array of titles both in and out of the Hamptons Intl. Film Fest, nowhere is that vitality more pronounced than in the New York indie film scene. Such world-renowned New York filmmakers as Noah Baumbach, Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese and Spike Lee continue making exciting films, while the Coen brothers’ latest, “Inside Llewyn Davis,” serves as a virtual ode to the city’s famed Greenwich Village music scene of the early ’60s.
In light of Gotham’s past two decades as a hotbed of filmmaking talent and its newest developments, which include this month’s opening of the IFP/Made in NY Media Center (pictured above), the Hamptons film fest is hosting a panel discussion, New York Indies: Rewind & Fast Forward, with several Gotham-based filmmakers who have seen the scene struggle, rise and produce dozens…
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