The Latinbeat regular spoke with FilmLinc Daily ahead of the North American premiere of his latest film, which opened the festival over the weekend. He talks about how the issue of class and poverty have evolved in Latin American storytelling and why La Paz was perfect for the big screen despite Argentina's current love affair with the stage.
Latinbeat newcomer Michael Wahrmann discusses Brazil's complicated relationship with its past and the rest of Latin America, using Super 8mm and his views on the perceived "death of film," and the recent protests he calls "hipster manifestations" in his home country.
Hip Hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy and Hong Kong artist MC Yan discuss their traveling exhibit "Kung Fu Wildstyle," the confluence of Hip Hop culture and Kung Fu movies, and the future of music videos.
Young Korean actress Kim Go-Eun has won accolades at home and abroad for her role as Eun-gyo in Jung Ji-woo's Eungyo (A Muse), which had its New York Premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival over the weekend.
Gabrielle Hanna joined the Provincetown International Film Festival in 2000, later becoming its Executive Director and presiding over an organization that has grown from a five-day summer event to a year-round film organization with its own art house theater. As Hanna departs next month, she looks back at her tenure and forward.
Oscar winner Sofia Coppola came to Film Society on Monday to discuss her new film as part of our free program of Summer Talks. The Bling Ring tells the true story of a group of celebrity-obsessed teens who robbed the homes of the rich and famous to the tune of $3 million.