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“Blighted Beauty”

“Blighted Beauty” is a short documentary that profiles urban explorer and photoblogger Naaman Fletcher. The film will be on the festival circuit in 2012-2013. Check back for updates about screenings, etc. Photo courtesy of Naaman Fletcher; “What’s Left of Birmingham“.

See a clip from “Blighted Beauty” here.


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Joe Brown, founder of Stars Down to Earth Films, has launched his new blog “Classless” at: The blog will accompany Joe’s newest film project, “Classless,” a documentary about American attitudes towards socioeconomic class. “Classless” will be released in late 2013 as Joe’s MFA thesis film. Check out the blog, subscribe to the feed or email list, and check back for updates!

Photo Credit: Kimberly Dawn Photography

“Fast Girls, Slow Bikes”

“Fast Girls, Slow Bikes: The Story of Denver’s Mods n’ Knockers” (2009) is a documentary short that tells the story of a tight knit all girls gang brought together by a mutual love of classic Vespa and Lambretta scooters. The film navigates Denver’s Mile High Streets, the wilds of friendship, and the challenge of unexpected tragedy, all from a two-wheeled perspective.

Watch “Fast Girls, Slow Bikes”

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“National Sacrifice Zone”

“National Sacrifice Zone: Colorado and the Cost of Energy Independence” (2007) is a documentary that takes a critical look at the effects of the most recent Rocky Mountain energy boom.

Watch “National Sacrifice Zone”

“Blighted Beauty” to play Birmingham Sidewalk Fest!

08/21/13: ”Blighted Beauty,” Stars Down to Earth Film’s short film about photographing urban blight, will play the 15th annual Birmingham Sidewalk Film Festival on 8/24 at 6:15 pm.

Find screening info here.

“Blighted Beauty” to play 16th annual George Lindsey Fest!

01/24/13:Blighted Beauty,” Stars Down to Earth Film’s short film about photographing urban blight, will play the 16th annual George Lindsey Film Fest this Feb 28th – March 2nd!

Screening info will be posted on the George Lindsey Film Fest website soon.

“Blighted Beauty” headed to Mississippi International FF!

9/28/12: ”Blighted Beauty” is headed to the Mississippi International Film Festival! The festival will be held Oct 26 – 28th in Jackson, MS!


“Blighted Beauty” to play South Alabama Film Fest!

9/16/12: ”Blighted Beauty” will play at the 2012 South Alabama Film Festival!

The festival will be held Nov 2nd – 4th in Mobile, AL.

Learn more about the South Alabama Film Fest here.