documentary

Voices of the Rainforest

STEVEN FELD, Director and Producer Voices of the Rainforest is an experiential documentary about the ecological and aesthetic coevolution of Papua New Guinea’s Bosavi rainforest region and its inhabitants. The film immerses viewers in the rainforest, making myriad connections between the everyday sounds of the rainforest biosphere and the creative practices of the Bosavi people […]


Fifty States, One Documentary

Somerville resident Michelle Wax, a self-proclaimed lover of America, got the idea to discover what truly makes Americans happy right after the Fourth of July this year. How is she going to find out? By traveling to all 50 states and interviewing any and every person she can find. The 28-year-old “three-time entrepreneur” became interested […]


Spotlight: Plimpton! producer Adam Roffman

Somervillian Adam Roffman has worked on films from “The Departed” to last year’s “Ted,” starring fellow Massachusetts-bred Mark Wahlberg. Ten years ago, he helped to establish the Independent Film Festival Boston as New England’s premiere outlet for indie films. For his latest work, he produced “Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself,” a documentary about the […]