Roberto Minervini Talks ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ & Faith and Adolescent Awakening image

Roberto Minervini Talks ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ & Faith and Adolescent Awakening

Blending elements of narrative and documentary, Stop the Pounding Heart follows the story of a rural Christian fundamentalist family through the eyes of a teenager who meets a boy who awakens her interest in the opposite sex. FilmLinc spoke with director Roberto Minervini prior to its release at the Film Society.

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Mink Stole on John Waters, Divine, and Her Dreamlander Life image

Mink Stole on John Waters, Divine, and Her Dreamlander Life

Mink Stole has acted in nearly every John Waters film since 1966's Roman Candles. Along the way, Waters christened her with her catchy moniker and has a rich history with the director to share. FilmLinc spoke with Mink Stole as the Film Society's Waters retrospective got underway.

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John Waters Looks Back and Forward Prior to His Film Society Retrospective image

John Waters Looks Back and Forward Prior to His Film Society Retrospective

We spoke with John Waters just before the announcement that he'll be the subject of a full retrospective at the Film Society, the first in the U.S., called "Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?"

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‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen image

‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen

Filmmaker Aaron Wilson shared some thoughts from Australia with FilmLinc about the making of Canopy and its journey to the big screen prior to this week's U.S. release. It opens for a one-week run at the Film Society Friday.

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Watch: John Waters Talks ‘Pecker,’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ & ‘Hairspray’ in Exclusive Videos image

Watch: John Waters Talks ‘Pecker,’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ & ‘Hairspray’ in Exclusive Videos

In advance of the Film Society's complete John Waters retrospective, he shared some hilarious observations about three of his most memorable features: Pecker, Pink Flamingos, and Hairspray.

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Kent Jones Talks ‘Inherent Vice,’ Godard, Resnais, Kristen Stewart, and More from NYFF52 image

Kent Jones Talks ‘Inherent Vice,’ Godard, Resnais, Kristen Stewart, and More from NYFF52

New York Film Festival Director and Selection Committee Chair Kent Jones chatted with FilmLinc about this year's NYFF Main Slate in a conversation ranging from veteran European auteurs, upcoming Americans, and a new tide of youth.

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A Life in Film: Philippe Garrel Talks About His Newest Work ‘Jealousy’ in Film Comment image

A Life in Film: Philippe Garrel Talks About His Newest Work ‘Jealousy’ in Film Comment

Jealousy, opening today, is the most recent film from Philippe Garrel. He spoke with French publication Les Inrockuptibles, and the conversation, in which he discusses his latest work and his relationship with cinema throughout the past 50 years, has been reprinted in the July/August issue of Film Comment. An excerpt appears below.

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‘The Dog’ Filmmakers Find a ‘70s Bank Robber Bon Vivant with No Apologies image

‘The Dog’ Filmmakers Find a ‘70s Bank Robber Bon Vivant with No Apologies

John Wojtowicz's robbery of a Brooklyn bank back in the '70s ignited a media firestorm long before the 24-hour news cycle made it de rigueur. Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's The Dog, which debuted at last year's NYFF, will open this weekend at the Film Society.

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No More Secrets: Brooklyn’s Glass Ghost Croons to Emotion & Surveillance image

No More Secrets: Brooklyn’s Glass Ghost Croons to Emotion & Surveillance

Glass Ghost band member Eliot Krimsky shares his thoughts on music, technology, advertising, personal identity and their interplay which is at the heart of their Sound + Vision program: "Live Performance: Glass Ghost – LYFE™" Tuesday evening.

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NewFest: ‘Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy’ director Andrea James on Changing Hearts and Minds Through Film image

NewFest: ‘Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy’ director Andrea James on Changing Hearts and Minds Through Film

Filmmaker Andrea James answers questions about her first feature-length documentary, Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy, based on Mapa's titular one-man show.

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