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Interview: Filmmaker John Martoccia talks ‘Death of a Tree’ and Religion

Religion can be a rather touchy subject and when that subject is touched upon on film, it can raise some questions. Fortunately the new independent film Death of a Tree is handled in a way that is tasteful, direct and at times, rather artfully. Filmmaker John Martoccia is an artist in every sense of the word. Not only does he write and direct films but he dabbles in abstract artist through paint and gasoline, yes gasoline. He is also a gifted poet. All of these artistic mediums are touched upon in his latest film and he was even kind enough to speak with me. Here’s how that interview went:

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