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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.