Soundview Media Partners is the publisher of THE SOUND VIEW: INDEPENDENT FILM DIGEST, a free electronic resource guide and monthly newsletter devoted to information about independently produced documentaries and narrative features from around the world. We launched in February 2020, and our issues transmit on the first week of each month.

We invite you to browse our archives and past issues via the links provided below. They are packed with film reviews, information about releases and trailers… lot of trailers!

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READ THROUGH OUR ARCHIVES WHENEVER YOU LIKE. Below are links to our issues to date:

February 2020 (the inaugural issue!)

Included reviews: Back to Natural, Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground, The Limits of My World, Big Fish Blues, Melody Makers, Betty: They Say I’m Different, Fury of The Demon.

March 2020

Included reviews: While You Live Shine, Ever After (Endzeit), Banjos Bluegrass and Squirrel Barkers, Mock & Roll, Monochrome: Black White and Blue, Cunningham, Who Will Bury the Dead? and Memory After Belsen.

April 2020

Included reviews: Wuthering Heights, What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael, Harry Nilsson’s The Point, Hope Village, Whatever May Come, Jekyll and Hyde, Beasts of Burden, Ella Bella Bingo and Sh*% The President Says.

May 2020

Included reviews: Freedom to Marry, 16 Bars, All These Flowers, Hope Ranch, Llama Llama Family Fun Collection, Even Money, Vinyl Revival, The Merger, Sprinter, Holy Boom and Advocate.

Feature Op Ed: Lights, Camera, Virus: Indie Film in the Post Covid-19 Era (S. Lyons)

June 2020

Included reviews: Rembrandt’s J’Accuse, What We Don’t Say, Chuck Berry: Brown Eyed Handsome Man, Stay, Faye’s Redemption, Traditional Wild America: Duck Hunting in The Santee Delta, Attachments, The Forgotten Mountain, Rolling Stone: The Life and Death of Brian Jones, Adventure Boyz, Nothing Stays the Same: The Story of the Saxon Pub, and To the Beat! Back to School.

Featured Op Ed: To Pay or Not to Pay – The VOD Vernacular – Dan Gurlitz

Indie Profile: Arnie Holland, Lightyear Entertainment


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