Mike Cahill returns to science for his second feature, I Origins, which is at once a molecular-biology thriller and a love story. Cahill and actress Brit Marling will be at the Film Society Friday as part of the ongoing Free Talks series.
Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi will include rare 35mm screenings of cult classics and work by auteurs like Sokurov and Wajda. The series takes place August 22-28.
FilmLinc spoke with Life Itself filmmaker Steve James about embarking on the documentary that captures critic Roger Ebert's final days and chronicles his rise to the apex of film criticism and culture. Life Itself opens at the Film Society this weekend.