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My first film festival

25 Jun

I had to keep pinching myself Thursday night after I picked up my badge.

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“Filmmaker.”

That’s no trivial label. At least not to me. The laminated purple card was a flashing green light of proof that I can do it…hard evidence of non-amateur status. There were others wearing the same badge who had done “really important work” or come from places like Sundance. And I was wearing the same badge as them. It may be the closest to the edge of the twilight zone I’ve ever come. I don’t want to touch the sun — it’s far too hot — but it was nice to be warm for a little while. Continue reading

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