The Circle won a Teddy Award for Best Documentary at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival, and will screen as part of the 26th NewFest, New York's LGBT Film Festival at the Film Society, July 24-29.
The Foxy Merkins director Madeleine Olnek shares her thoughts on adapting male-hustler movies, comedy, and catching the attention of Artforum prior to its Manhattan bow as part of NewFest this week.
Co-director Charles Lum shared with FilmLinc Daily how Age of Consent became a full-blown feature, owing some influence to a 1981 film set in Berlin. He also reveals his and fellow filmmaker Tom Verow's experience diving into hardcore London and finding an audience for their film.
FilmLinc spoke with filmmaker Neto Villalobos about his film All About the Feathers, set to screen on Thursday, July 17 and Saturday, July 19 as part of Latinbeat.
Filmmaker Mariana Chenillo won praises for her feature debut Nora's Will back at Latinbeat 2009. Returning to festival with her second feature, Paradise, Chenillo talks about an unpretentious couple who move to Mexico's capital and their adjustment to the big city.
Mike Cahill returns to science for his second feature, I Origins, which is at once a molecular-biology thriller and a love story. Cahill and actress Brit Marling will be at the Film Society Friday as part of the ongoing Free Talks series.
FilmLinc spoke with Life Itself filmmaker Steve James about embarking on the documentary that captures critic Roger Ebert's final days and chronicles his rise to the apex of film criticism and culture. Life Itself opens at the Film Society this weekend.
FilmLinc sat down with filmmaker Lisandro Alonso for a short conversation prior to Tuesday evening's official announcement that he will be this year's Filmmaker in Residence. The evening was quite a bash with some well-known veteran filmmakers and stars.
Zeina Daccache's Scheherazade's Diary follows women inmates in Lebanon's Baabda prison throughout a 10-month drama therapy/theater project. The film closes out the 25th Human Rights Watch Film Festival this Sunday.
The Abounaddara Collective is a group of self-taught filmmakers who aim to provide an alternative image of Syrian society to the public. A series of their short films will screen on June 19 at the IFC Center as part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, followed by a discussion with spokesperson Charif Kiwan.