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IFF Boston Review: ‘The Trip To Italy’

Film: The Trip To Italy Directed by: Michael Winterbottom Starring: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon Four years after embarking on a trip through Northern England, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are back together for another two hours of good conversation, great food, and questionable impersonations. The Trip To Italy is more or less an exercise in […]


IFFBoston Review: ‘Beneath The Harvest Sky’

Film: Beneath The Harvest Sky Directed by: Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly Starring: Emory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe Growing up in the middle of nowhere it can be hard to understand at a young age just how different you are from your peers. Your entire life has been spent with the same group of people in […]


The 6 Must See Films Of IFF Boston 2014

It’s that time of year again! Today marks the beginning of the 2014 Independent Film Festival Boston, and per usual UTG is on the scene with two writers who will be bringing you reviews and insight into this year’s screenings. There are over 100 films playing this year, but you and I both know there […]


Independent Film Festival Boston Unveils Full 2014 Film Lineup

The full film list for IFF Boston 2014 has been unveiled. In a newsletter update to supporters and previous attendees earlier today, Independent Film Festival Boston revealed not only the opening and closing night films for this year’s event, but also the name of every title that will play between April 23 and April 30. […]


UTG LIST: 5 Must-See Films At The Independent Film Festival of Boston 2012

We cover a lot of festivals throughout the year, but the one I look forward to the most is, by far, the Independent Film Festival of Boston. Today marks the start of the fest’s tenth annual run and to celebrate/promote, we’ve put together what we think are the 5 MUST-SEE films of the festival. You […]


IFF BOSTON: Wrap-up/Top films

Editor/Founder James Shotwell has finally recovered from IFF Boston and brings us a final review of the festival, as well as he favorite flicks. Click through to learn more about this great indie experience and which films you’ll need to see this Fall!


IFF Boston: “Bellflower” stuns, captures the imagination

Evan Glodell’s Bellflower redefines DIY filmmaking with a tale of sex, violence, and love. Click through to find out more about our favorite film of IFF Boston 2011 thus far!


IFF BOSTON: “Dragonslayer” is a trip

Continuing his coverage of 2011 Independent Film Festival Boston, Founder/Editor James Shotwell brings us a look Tristan Patterson’s debut feature, Dragonslayer.


IFF BOSTON: “Being Elmo” wins crowd, warms hearts

Founder/Editor James Shotwell is spending all week (and most of next week) covering the Independent FIlm Festival Boston. Each day James will be filling us in on the previous night’s films, parties, and any additional info he finds. Today’s film: Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

UTG is headed to the Boston Independent Film Festival

Before we get ahead of ourselves, let me clarify that UTG is attending the Boston Independent Film Festival, not presenting or premiering anything. As much as we’d love to have a UTG doc, I think we’re still YEARS away from that reality (but it has been discussed). Anyways, our own James Shotwell (Editor/Founder/Host of UTG […]