The Bright in the News

2022 – 2023 Press

The Berkeley Beacon ‘Subject’ is a thoughtful meta-examination of the documentary genre – 10/19/2022
The Berkeley Beacon Alum’s debut feature ‘Ham on Rye’ follows the journey of leaving home – 10/19/2022
The Boston Globe Boston Palestine Film Festival returns for 16th year to ‘spark conversation’ – 10/11/2022
The Berkeley Beacon ‘Fly So Far’ reminds us to think about injustices in foreign countries – 10/06/2022

Archived Articles

Emerson Today Emerging Filmmakers Honored at Emerson Film Fest
The Berkeley Beacon Bright Lights features ‘Spencer,’ a fascinating portrayal of icon Princess Diana – 03/03/2022
Boston Globe Volcanic activity, an ‘Alien’ sighting, inscrutable icons – 02/17/2022
The Berkeley Beacon Bright Lights Film Series kicks off with ‘On These Grounds,’ exposing over-policing in schools – 10/14/2021
The Berkeley Beacon ‘Bright Lights Film Series’ hosts first in person event since the pandemic – 03/02/2021

The Berkeley Beacon Bright Lights’ screening ‘Her Socialist Smile,’ shines a light on Helen Keller’s activism – 04/14/2021
Boston Hassle “GO TO”: GENERATION GREEN NEW DEAL (2020) DIR. SAM EILERTSEN – 04/14/2021
The Boston Globe Species threatened, corporations ascendant, death discussed – 03/25/2021
The Boston Globe ‘Crutch’ star went straight from walking to moonwalking – 03/23/2021
The Berkeley Beacon ‘Coded Bias’ latest screening from Bright Lights Film Series, highlights racial bias in AI– 03/02/2021
The Arts Fuse Shelter in Place Attractions: February 21 through March 9 — What Will Light Your Home Fires – 02/21/2020
The Berkeley Beacon ‘The Big Scary ‘S’ Word’ documents American socialism at Bright Lights Emerson Film Series – 02/07/2021
The Daily Free Press Activists talk origins of women’s movement in ’70s Boston after doc screening – 02/02/2021
Boston Magazine 10 things to do in Boston this weekend – 01/28/2021
The Boston Spirit Queering the Script – 11/15/2020
The Berkeley Beacon VMA and SEAL hosts Q&A Panel with director and subject of “Disclosure”11/08/2020

The Berkeley Beacon Bright Lights Film Festival set to screen controversial film ‘Adam’– 11/11/2019
The Boston Globe Onstage, in the race, from the Earth, in the Bronx (twice) – 10/30/2019
The Berkeley Beacon Bright Lights to Introduce Film Content Warnings – 9/18/2019
The Boston Globe Bright Lights, Northern New Mexico, Freed From Freon – 4/4/2019
The Boston Globe 39 must-see performances, exhibitions, and arts events in New England – 3/7/2019
The Boston Globe Family secrets, Oscar oversights, music’s healing power – 2/6/2019
WBUR The Boston Latino International Film Festival Is An Escape from Immigration Tropes – 9/24/18
The Boston Globe Fall Festivals and special film occasions – 9/8/18
JewishBoston Emerson College Bright Lights Series: “One of Us” Screening – 2/1/18

WBUR 8 Feminist Documentaries You Should See This Fall – 9/14/17
The Boston Globe Talking Sex Work, ‘Fifty Shades,’ and BDSM at Emerson’s Bright Lights Film Series – 3/22/17
The Boston Globe ‘Forbidden Room’ director Guy Maddin discusses lurid filmmaking – 3/25/16
The Boston Globe Documentaries about families, fastballs, and other matters – 3/18/16
The Boston Globe To be young, gifted, and Nina Simone – 2/26/16
The Boston Globe ‘Drunk Stoned’ and subversively funny – 2/12/16
The Boston Globe Film screenings are on at Emerson – 2/9/16
The Boston Globe Brand identity onscreen in Bright Lights series – 11/28/15
The Boston Globe Voices For Change from the 40’s to the Present – 11/7/15
The Boston Globe A New Rating System and a Big Start for Bright Lights – 9/9/15
WBUR ARTery- A Personal Challenge Turns Into A Global ‘Directed By Women’ Film Bash (PDF) – 8/28/15
Boston Globe- Anna Feder’s Favorites – 2/14/15
Dig Boston- It’s a Wonderful Life: Behind the Scenes with Boston’s Film Programmers – 10/22/14