It looks like a major feature film starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin has the green light to begin production in Massachusetts as soon as next month – including some shooting in Shelburne Falls.
UMASS Amherst arts student,Jesse Richards is co founder of Cine Foundation International. The foundation plans to produce multiple platform media presentations. Richards told WFCR’s Susan Kaplan that the group’s first project aims to raise awareness about two Iranian film makers,Jahar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof. They were arrested in March of 2010 for planning to make a film about the protests following the disputed 2009 presidential election.