Matthew Lessner

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Visual Artists Interpret Explosions in the Sky's New Release; Free Viewing at Hollywood Forever Cemetary

    ​If you couldn't get a ticket to Explosions In The Sky's April 30 date at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery, (it sold out within 72 hours) you can still be part of an outdoor art and listening event taking place exactly one week earlier at the same site. Taking Care 6: Visual Interpretatio ... More >>

  • Film

    February 4, 2011

    Into the Mystic

    Cults and the uncertain futures dominate Sundance

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Like Crazy at Sundance: Let's Get Social

    ​It's madness to think how fast the week has gone. Friday, and I'm still pinching myself, expecting to wake up. An informal study I've been conducting via highly advanced methods of verbal interaction (having a conversation, some call it) seems to indicate most filmmakers here, including myself, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Like Crazy at Sundance: Greetings From Planet Sundance, Earthlings

    ​I'm a little behind. On sleep, this blog, student loans--you name it! Earlier today, someone mentioned Obama gave his State of the Union address last night. I had no idea, and it reminded me how insular this festival can become. Insular and subjective. I currently reside on Planet Sundance, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Local Natives' New Video On Pitchfork

    Andrew Youssef​OC expats Local Natives released their newest video, "World News," from their debut Gorilla Manor on Pitchfork today. Directed by Matthew Lessner, who also helmed the Dirty Projectors' "Stillness Is The Move," the video is very beautiful in a very SoCal way -- the  beach, an ... More >>