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southeastern travels

September 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on southeastern travels · Approaching Union Square, Building An Audience, Film Festivals

This weekend HARVEST screens at both the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival in Birmingham, AL and The Charlotte Film Festival in North Carolina.

Marc’s first feature APPROACHING UNION SQUARE won the Jury Prize for Best Narrative at the inaugural 2006 Charlotte FF.  We’re excited to return.  HARVEST screens Saturday, Sept 25 at 9:15pm at the Regal Park […]

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Happy Birthday Bob!

January 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Happy Birthday Bob! · Cast, Other Movies, Robert Loggia

Bob Loggia celebrated his 80th birthday on Sunday.  So much great work through the years.  Here are some of his classic clips!
(Scarface, Big, Lost Highway)

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some short docs by a cast member

December 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on some short docs by a cast member · Kel O'Neill, Other Movies

Kel O’Neill plays LENNY, a local boy who paints houses with Josh in HARVEST, offering some escape from the drama around the family home.  Kel recently co-starred in the film festival favorite EASIER WITH PRACTICE.
Kel’s also a filmmaker, creating short documentaries with his filmmaking partner Elin Jongsma.  Here’s a link to the YouTube channel featuring their […]

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Yetta’s notebook

November 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Barbara Barrie, Jack Carpenter, Other Movies, Production

Barbara Barrie plays YETTA in HARVEST.  Barbara’s been in the public eye since the mid-50s.  She won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 1964 for her role in the groundbreaking film ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO.  We also know her from her Academy Award nominated performance in BREAKING AWAY, where she plays the […]

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before HARVEST

November 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on before HARVEST · Approaching Union Square, Building An Audience, Press, Quotes

Our first feature, APPROACHING UNION SQUARE (also written & directed by Marc Meyers) is again on Sundance Channel, ten times this month.

“thought-provoking … touches with skilled insight” – Variety
“reps a fine calling card for a clear, even voice” – Variety
“a startlingly accomplished debut … smart, confessional, rueful, funny and sad” – Montreal Gazette

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recommending some movies

October 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on recommending some movies · Influences, Other Movies, Production

There are some movies I watched again before making HARVEST to remind myself of the world I wanted the film to be in.  I love these films and so do a lot of other people.  They were a great inspiration to me …

Late August, Early September (Olivier Assayas, France), Burnt By The Sun (Nikita Mikhalkov, […]

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September 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on ONE COOL CAT · Other Movies, Production, Robert Loggia

Robert Loggia plays Siv in HARVEST, the patriarch around whom the entire family gathers. It’s Siv’s final summer, and he spends his final days as fully as possible. Bob gives one of the best performances of his long career. He’s had a successful one spanning over 50 years in film and television, […]

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