I Am A Channel

I Am A Channel (2024)

Brian Wiebe’s debut feature I Am A Channel concerns the rise and transformation of an influencer, played by its co-writer Christine Vrem-Ydstie. The influencer is both a relatively new phenomenon (given that they mostly peddle their mesmeric imprint online), and a figure of contradictions, unquestionably, indeed definitionally popular yet also often deeply despised. Like moving selfies,…

Fresh Hell

Fresh Hell (2021)

Ryan Imhoff and Matt Neal’s Fresh Hell opens with a three-by-three grid of nine faces, each occupying their own mini frame. Had this monochrome Rubik’s cube of folk appeared on screen any time before 2020, its principal reference point would have been the opening credits to television’s family sit-com The Brady Bunch (1969-1974) – but…