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Quirky Film Projects Focus On South Florida

Written by on March 14, 2013

By Catherine Lackner
Telling "Miami stories" has put Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman on the map as documentary filmmakers. Their 13-year-old production company, rakontur, has produced a string of documentaries — including "Cocaine Cowboys," "Square Grouper" and "The U" — that met with critical acclaim and commercial success.

Fortunately, there’s no shortage of material, the filmmakers told participants in a master class entitled "Cocaine Cowboys: The Series" at last week’s 2013 Miami International Film Festival. They are embarking on a handful of projects that should keep South Florida’s quirky reputation alive for now.To read the full article and the rest of the Miami Today issue, GO TO e-MIAMI TODAY, an exact replica of the printed edition.