Interview with Filmmaker Chris Garcia (NEW LIFE)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

NEW LIFE played to rave reviews at the May 2020 Experimental, Dance, Music Film Festival.

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?

Chris Garcia: I wanted to talk about a subject that personally touched me. I wanted to show that any kind of art (dancing, acting, drawing…) could be a therapy and take a part of a rebuilding ourselves through it.

2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this short?

It took about a year from the idea to the finished product. I wanted to take my time with pre-production especially so I can present the subject with the finest vision.

3. How would you describe your short film in two words!?

I would describe it as a feminist and a necessary film to watch perhaps.

4. What was the biggest obstacle you faced in completing this film?

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