After being one of the toasts of this year's Sundance Film Festival, filmmaker David Lowery is set to open Ain't Them Bodies Saints this weekend. At our free Summer Talks series, Lowery spoke about how the project took on a life of its own and lured its star-studded cast.
Film Society unveiled titles set for upcoming screenings in its ongoing Indie Night and Art of the Real series. Selected titles include new work from indies and documentary as well as a retrospective spotlight from New Directors/New Films '08.
Werner Herzog's latest short film, From One Second to the Next was published on YouTube this week and can be seen in-full here. The compilation of four short stories is an emotional account spotlighting four split moments that changed people's lives.
Filmmaker David Gordon Green joined the ongoing Summer Talks series last week ahead of this weekend's roll out of his latest, Prince Avalanche, which the director adapted from an Icelandic film he saw last year at Film Society.
Film Society Executive Director Rose Kuo remembers actress Karen Black who lost her battle with cancer Thursday, giving a personal tribute to a woman she remembers fondly as a "kind and generous soul."