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By Carlos E. Rincón 6.18.2018

I Heart Film: Albert Cano and Michael Swain

Where are you both from, and what do you do professionally here in Fresno? Albert: I was born in Fresno but grew up in Kerman. I’m the Local Media Research Manager at Univision Communications for the Fresno and Sacramento markets. Michael: I was born in San Francisco, and I moved to Fresno when I was…

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By Justus Bier Stanberry 5.11.2018

Humble Beginnings: Celebrated Films that Began as Shorts

Before Oh Lucy was a feature film, by writer and director Atsuko Hirayanagi, it was a short film that was her thesis project at NYU. Before that, it was just one of many one-sentence plot descriptions she had to write for another class project. The short film was a Short Film Jury Prize winner at…

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Every second Friday of the month, Fresno Filmworks screens first-run independent and international movies at the historic Tower Theatre.