Documenting “Caucus” and Its Relevance Today image

Documenting “Caucus” and Its Relevance Today

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.

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Weekend Opener “Casting By” Celebrates Unsung Movie Titans image

Weekend Opener “Casting By” Celebrates Unsung Movie Titans

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.

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Making Waves: Netzer Taps a Mother Lode of Moral Ambiguity in “Child’s Pose” image

Making Waves: Netzer Taps a Mother Lode of Moral Ambiguity in “Child’s Pose”

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.

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Found Footage Horror Gets a Makeover in “Willow Creek” image

Found Footage Horror Gets a Makeover in “Willow Creek”

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.

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“Kill Your Darlings” Director Talks Beats, Daniel Radcliffe, and the Drama of Filmmaking image

“Kill Your Darlings” Director Talks Beats, Daniel Radcliffe, and the Drama of Filmmaking

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.

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NYFF51: “Gloria” Is An Unlikely Heroine for a Modern Chile image

NYFF51: “Gloria” Is An Unlikely Heroine for a Modern Chile

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.

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NYFF51: “The Dog” End Of a Day Gone By… image

NYFF51: “The Dog” End Of a Day Gone By…

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.

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Third Trimester Abortion Doc “After Tiller” Personalizes the Political image

Third Trimester Abortion Doc “After Tiller” Personalizes the Political

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.

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An “Abnormal” Hurricane Katrina Documentary image

An “Abnormal” Hurricane Katrina Documentary

We spoke with the team of directors behind the "post-post" Hurricane Katrina documentary Getting Back to Abnormal, about a controversial New Orleans city council campaign, which screens Thursday in Art of the Real.

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“Hide Your Smiling Faces” Skews the Usual Coming of Age Story image

“Hide Your Smiling Faces” Skews the Usual Coming of Age Story

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.

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