Sundance 2011: HIGHER GROUND Review

     January 24, 2011

Religion is a tricky topic.  It’s incredibly easy to mock it or to preach it.  But an honest exploration of faith requires complete commitment and a willingness to let non-believers scoff and the holier-than-thou scorn.  Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut Higher …

2011 Sundance Film Festival In-Competition Line-Up Announced

     December 3, 2010

The films playing in-competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival have been announced.  Some of this year’s competitors include Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut Higher Ground, Paddy Considine’s feature directorial debut Tyrannosaur, Matthew Chapman’s thriller The Ledge, Michael Rapaport’s documentary Beats, …

Vera Farmiga to Reach HIGHER GROUND for Directorial Debut

     April 9, 2010

Oscar-nominated actress Vera Farmiga will star in and make her directorial debut with the indie drama Higher Ground.  Production Weekly tweets that the film is based on Carolyn Briggs’ memoir This Dark World.  The book follows Briggs’ twenty years as …