A particularly timely endeavor, Caucus, a new political documentary covering the Republican presidential hopefuls race to the 2012 Iowa Caucus, opens this week. Director AJ Schnack discusses his reasons for making the film and how he was granted so much intimate access to the candidates.
Tom Donahue discusses his illuminating doc Casting By, which spotlights the role of the casting director and one of its greats, Marion Dougherty, featuring interviews with a huge number of stars and filmmakers from Martin Scorsese, to Robert De Niro, Glenn Close, Jon Voight, and many more.
Director Calin Peter Netzer discusses his leading lady Luminiţa Gheorghiu and his new film Child's Pose, which won the Golden Bear in Berlin and will have its New York Premiere at Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema in November.
Bobcat Goldthwait discusses his found-footage Bigfoot movie Willow Creek, which screens November 5 in Scary Movies 7, and why he decided to give stars Alexie Gilmore and Bryce Johnson producing credits.
FilmLinc Daily spoke with filmmaker John Krokidas about the Beats, tapping Daniel Radcliffe to play Allen Ginsberg, and the long road to bring Kill Your Darlings to the big screen.
Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio and actress Paulina García talked to FilmLinc about their film Gloria, which is Chile's entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration, ahead of its U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival.
The Dog centers on John Wojtowicz, whose flamboyant robbery attempt in the summer of 1972 hypnotized TV audiences and inspired Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon starring Al Pacino. The documentary picks it up from there, rediscovering a figure who transcended moral decorum and steadfastly lived life his way.
After Tiller casts a intimate light on a controversial procedure by focusing on the patients and doctors affected by them instead of the talking points, political maneuvering, and public theatrics. FilmLinc Daily spoke with the filmmakers behind this important documentary, which opens Friday at Film Society.
Hide Your Smiling Faces takes an different route than the usual coming-of-age stories about youth figuring out the world. Newcomer Daniel Patrick Carbone spoke with FilmLinc Daily about the film, which screens in our Indie Night series on September 19.