Director Daniele Vicari talks about student activism, violence in cinema, and the international scope of the human rights violations that occurred at the Diaz school in Genoa during the 2001 G8 summit.
The Seattle-based indie director may have "boringly loving" relationships with her siblings, but that doesn't stop her from exploring the complexities of sisterhood in her fourth feature, which opens Friday at Film Society!
Last week's screening of the legendary basketball doc, the closing-night sensation at NYFF '94, featured a Q&A with all three filmmakers and subject Arthur Agee. It felt alternately like a victory lap and a reflection on the film's influence, both positive and negative.
The award-winning Italian-Turkish director on poltergeists, acting, and Italian Unification. Magnificent Presence screens Friday and Monday as part of our Open Roads: New Italian Cinema festival.
We continue our summer-long Midnight Movies series this Friday with a screening of Tobe Hooper's independent horror classic, arguably one of the greatest American slashers of all time.
Though he only made seven films, Grosbard left an indelible mark on cinema through his work with actors, who garnered four Oscar nominations and one win under his direction. We celebrate this Film Society friend tonight with a double feature of two of his finest films.