THE JOB OF SONGS – Review by Lois Alter Mark

Director Lila Schmitz’s debut feature is a lovely tribute to a unique aspect of culture and its rich history. We hear from musicians, both through their haunting music and through candid interviews, about the importance of keeping traditional songs alive in an increasingly fast-paced world. “The job of songs can sometimes be to entertain,” explains one of the musicians. “But it’s this thing of giving people who don’t have songs permission to feel things that are really deeply ingrained in them, that they don’t really intellectually understand.”

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Aislinn Clarke on Found Footage, Belfast and THE DEVIL’S DOORWAY – Alexandra Heller-Nicholas interviews (Exclusive)

Released in the United States through IFC Films in mid-2018, Aislinn Clarke’s feature film debut The Devil’s Doorway is an extraordinary accomplishment for a number of reasons. The first feature-length horror movie directed by a woman in Northern Ireland, it is also one of the very rare feature-length found footage horror films directed by a woman.

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