Monthly Archives: November 2016

PXL Film Festival 2016

I am submitting to the PXL THIS Film festival again this year. The great thing about this film festival is that as long as it has at least a few seconds of Pixl Vision 2000 footage in it then it is accepted into the festival and screened at the festival.

These are my two short experimental films to be screened at PXL THIS this year:

“Jacqui’s Comatose”

Jacqui’s Comatose – Go inside the mind of the sister of a comatose mental health patient: “Jacqui’s comatose; what if they can’t neutralize the chemicals?” Directed by Nicole Zwiren, whose documentary, Behind the Fear, the hidden story of HIV, narrated by Ed Asner, is available for viewing at www.behindthefear.com Visit – This Page for press ready stills, and to view PXL

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Directed by the director of the documentary, “Behind the Fear, the hidden story of HIV,” narrated by Ed Asner and available for viewing at www.behindthefear.com

“Jacqui’s Comatose”

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“Crazy on Skid Row”

Rebecca Bayer interviews a homeless lady on Skid Row, who is a philosopher, psychic and heroine addict, the day before Christmas of 2015. crazy-on-skid-row-pic-2

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Filmed and edited by Nicole Zwiren, the director of the documentary, “Behind the Fear, the hidden story of HIV,” narrated by Ed Asner and available for viewing at www.behindthefear.com Visit –  This Page for press ready stills, and to view PXL

“Crazy on Skid Row”

Best Documentary Feature 2016 Award at the New York City Film Festival

“Behind the Fear,” Directed by Los Angeles native, Nicole Zwiren, and edited by Ed Asner, just won the Best Documentary Feature 2016 award at the New York City Film Festival. It will premier in New York on December 9th, 2016 at 11AM at Producer’s Club Theater: 358 W. 44th St., New York City.

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It already premiered in Los Angeles at the Awareness Film Festival 2016 at the LA Live Regal Cinemas as an official selection on October 9th. Ed Asner was in attendance and helped make a speech to introduce the film.

It won the Honorable Mention for the “Making a Difference Award” at Commffest 2016 where it screened at Imagine Cinema in Toronto, Canada on October 15th.

It won “Experimental Category Overall Grand Jury Winner,” at the World International Film Festival, Los Angeles where it screened at the Majestic Crest Theatre, Westwood on October 25th.

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Award for Experimental Category Grand Jury, from World International Film Festival, Los Angeles
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Making A Difference Award, Honorable Mention, at Commffest, in Toronto.
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Ed Asner and Nicole Zwiren at the Awareness Film Festival 2016
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The filmmakers and the narrator, Ed Asner.

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