Today's FilmLinc digest has some exciting news for fans of independent film, a troublesome piece on Romanian film culture, and much more!
Against the expectations of many, a trio of Romanian culture warriors fought to bring this year's Making Waves festival to the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Hear them talk about the event in a special podcast interview.
Check out the scene at the Opening Night of Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema with the cast and crew of Tudor Giurgiu's Of Snails and Men!
We sat down with director Tudor Giurgiu and actors Andi Vasluianu and Monica Bîrlădeanu to discuss their Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema opening night film, the true events that inspired it, balancing humor and drama, the Romanian film community, and sperm donation.
Lily Rabe set to play silent screen legend Mary Pickford and Lenny Kravitz to star as Marvin Gaye in two upcoming productions; Film Society offerings nab 20 Spirit Award nods; plus one woman's impassioned response to the buzzed-about climate change documentary.
Awards season for independent films continues with today's announcement of the nominations for the Independent Spirit Awards.
A round-up of the awards presented at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, an insightful look into the making of Michael Haneke's NYFF Main Slate Selection Amour, a short Lars von Trier film from over 40 years ago, and more in today's FilmLinc Digest!
Awards season got underway with the Gotham Awards, the first of many events honoring the best movies of 2012. Wes Anderson's latest and Benh Zeitlin's breakout debut were among the big winners.