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Erwin brothers’ movie ‘Woodlawn’ recreates 1970s story of faith, football

Alabama Film Office

As young filmmakers, Jon and Andy Erwin dreamed of moving to Los Angles to start a career in movies, but with the success of their first feature film, “October Baby,” filmed mainly in Mobile, the Birmingham-based brothers realized they did not have to move...

Written by Jerry Underwood

‘Alabama the Beautiful’ filmmaker documents artisan movement in Sidewalk premiere

Alabama Film Office

Premiering at the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival this Saturday, the documentary “Alabama the Beautiful” showcases six Alabama artisans, offering a glimpse into the revival of Southern makers that’s bringing creativity to cities and small towns across the state. The film’s director, 22-year-old Corey Carpenter,

Written by Jerry Underwood

‘Selma’ could be break for Alabama film industry

Alabama Film Office

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The director of Alabama’s Film Office hopes the state’s growing film industry will receive a boost from the critically acclaimed “Selma,” which was partially shot in Alabama last year. “Selma,” which depicts pivotal moments in the 1960’s Civil Rights movement led...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama lands role in ‘Selma’ after record year for production activity

Alabama Film Office

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Coming off a record year for movie and television production activity, Alabama is preparing for its role in the filming of “Selma,” a major motion picture focusing on Dr. Martin Luther King’s epic struggle to secure voting rights. The Alabama Film...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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