Florence Almozini departs BAM as Artistic Director this week after serving for over 14 years, establishing BAMcinemaFest and the year-round BAMcinématek. Almozini looks back at the challenges she faced building the organization's film program, why she thinks now is the right time to leave and offers advice to her successor.
Golden Lions; Gordon Green; Vimeo On Demand and Video On Demand; and the passing of two great film stars, all in today’s FilmLinc Digest.
On Saturday, Steven Soderbergh held Hollywood accountable (and movie audiences complicit) in hijacking cinema. Here's notes from his San Francisco speech.
The Nicole Kidman-starrer about the late Princess Grace of Monaco will open theatrically Stateside later this year and SXSW documentary "12 O'Clock Boys" finds a theatrical home, plus news about James Cameron and Helen Mirren in today's FilmLinc Digest.
Scott McGehee and David Siegel's emotional drama What Maisie Knew starring Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan and Alexander Skarsgard will open the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival. The film is part of the festival's "Big Nights" series along with today's announced Centerpiece and Closing Night films.