Sofia Coppola's latest will hit Cannes. Also in today's digest: Baz Luhrmann talks The Great Gatsby; David O. Russell's latest gets a title; and Sundance fave C.O.G. heads to theaters.
Four programs including the Critics Academy (in partnership with Film Society) are now accepting applications for the August festival in Italy. Also in today's FilmLinc Digest: Ebert is remembered at a Chicago funeral; Sundance London unveils its talks and music programs; and Meryl Streep reflects on the legacy of Margaret Thatcher.
Oscilloscope buys Sundance doc After Tiller, Paul Schrader's The Canyons goes to IFC and comes to Film Society, and ND/NF alum Gimme the Loot gets some love from director Jonathan Demme in today's FilmLinc Digest!
Three weeks after its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the latest from Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, and Ethan Hawke delighted audiences in Berlin, while competition dramas Layla Fourie and A Child's Pose explored the fallout of hit and runs.
Sony Pictures Classics acquired rights for Linklater's latest and Sundance Channel picks up international broadcast rights to five Sundance films including Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess.
We cap off our Sundance podcasts with an interview with David Lowery, who had his hand in three of the most talked-about features at this year's festival: he wrote and directed Ain't Them Bodies Saints, co-wrote Yen Tan's Pit Stop, and co-edited Shane Carruth's Upstream Color.
Today's podcast brings the heat with a fast-paced wrap-up of the best so far and the best yet to come at Sundance, plus the true story of the hunt for bin Laden in Greg Barker’s doc Manhunt and Albert Maysles on his approach to nonfiction filmmaking and his new short The Secret of Trees.
In today's podcast, we talk with Andrew Bujalski about the meaning of intelligence and his film Computer Chess, Randy Moore about shooting Escape from Tomorrow guerrilla-style in Walt Disney World, and Martha Shane and Lana Wilson about their controversial late-term abortion doc After Tiller.