Rob Reiner Talks Hollywood, Activism, and Charlie Chaplin Ahead of Monday’s Gala image

Rob Reiner Talks Hollywood, Activism, and Charlie Chaplin Ahead of Monday’s Gala

In Part 2 of his conversation with FilmLinc Daily, Chaplin Award honoree Rob Reiner gives his thoughts on Hollywood and why he believes his films couldn't be made by studios today. He also talks about hope for filmmakers, his activism, and who he thinks needs to have a "mea culpa" moment.

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Director Jeremy Saulnier Hits the Target with ‘Blue Ruin’ Opening This Weekend image

Director Jeremy Saulnier Hits the Target with ‘Blue Ruin’ Opening This Weekend

Jeremy Saulnier won over his 2013 Cannes audience with the debut of Blue Ruin, about a vagrant who seeks vengeance for his parents' murder amid the backwoods of Virginia. The story of suspense and dark humor opens this weekend at Film Society.

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Chaplin Award: Rob Reiner Recalls the Early Days and Getting in the Biz image

Chaplin Award: Rob Reiner Recalls the Early Days and Getting in the Biz

In the first part of a two-part interview with Chaplin Award honoree Rob Reiner, the director/producer/actor looks back at his early start in theater and television and his sometimes rocky start as filmmaker. The 41st Chaplin Award Gala takes place Monday April 28 at Lincoln Center.

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‘Castanha’ Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction image

‘Castanha’ Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction

Castanha director Davi Pretto spoke with FilmLinc about his chance meeting of João Carlos Castanha, a 52 year-old transvestite/drag queen with a fear of death and a zest for life and his rule-breaking narrative/documentary that reinterprets genre.

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‘The Silent Majority Speaks’ Filmmaker Reveals Herself and Talks Revolution image

‘The Silent Majority Speaks’ Filmmaker Reveals Herself and Talks Revolution

The Silent Majority Speaks, screening in Art of the Real, is a pioneering example of the information age. Bani Khoshnoudi, who only recently revealed herself as its director, talks about the film and Iran's recent history.

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‘Nymphomaniac’ Star Charlotte Gainsbourg on Doing Double Duty for Lars von Trier image

‘Nymphomaniac’ Star Charlotte Gainsbourg on Doing Double Duty for Lars von Trier

Charlotte Gainsbourg gets her turn to talk about Joe, her troubled character in Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac: Volume I and Nymphomaniac: Volume II, which screens at the Film Society through Thursday.

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‘Ilo Ilo’ Filmmaker Anthony Chen Talks Family Dynamics and Winning the Camera d’Or image

‘Ilo Ilo’ Filmmaker Anthony Chen Talks Family Dynamics and Winning the Camera d’Or

FilmLinc Daily spoke with Chen about Cannes, family drama, and the process of creating Ilo Ilo, which was his country's Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film in 2013.

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‘Return to Homs’ Goes to the Heart of Syria’s Revolution image

‘Return to Homs’ Goes to the Heart of Syria’s Revolution

On the heels of last year's Oscar-nominated The Square, Talal Derki's Return to Homs captures Syria's misunderstood civil war through an intimate look at a band of citizens turned revolutionaries.

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Meet the (New) Directors: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, ‘20,000 Days on Earth’ image

Meet the (New) Directors: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, ‘20,000 Days on Earth’

As 20,000 Days on Earth, the Closing Night selection of New Directors/New Films, gets set to screen this weekend, directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard reflect on what it was like to craft a feature film about musician Nick Cave.

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Meet the (New) Directors: Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, ‘Salvo’ image

Meet the (New) Directors: Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, ‘Salvo’

As directors Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza's debut feature, Salvo, screens this week in New Directors/New Films, Piazza shares his thoughts on crafting this new mafioso thriller.

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