Filmmaker Nancy Buirski debuted her latest Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq at NYFF. She spoke with FilmLinc about her discovery of Tanny, taking the story to Martin Scorsese and how founding a documentary film festival has helped inform her filmmaking.
FilmLinc Daily spoke with Guiraudie about Stranger By the Lake and his filmmaking career at the Sundance Film Festival last week. He said the film was an evolution from his 2009 feature, The King of Escape, and that he wrote the film after the collapse of a project he had been working on for over a year.
Eytan Fox is one of Israel's most celebrated working filmmakers. He spoke with FilmLinc Daily about his latest film, the light-hearted comedy Cupcakes, which is debuting at the New York Jewish Film Festival.
Nuclear radiation is a terrible thing to waste. As Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 1, a sequel to the 1980s teen classic Class of Nuke 'Em High, screens in The Contenders series at the Museum of Modern Art this Thursday evening (before opening for a NYC commercial run on Friday), FilmLinc Daily spoke with the film's director (and founder of Troma Entertainment, Inc.), Lloyd Kaufman and its three lead actors.
Film Society hosted a special screening of Dallas Buyers Club with Matthew McConaughey, who spoke at length about the part and its long journey to the big screen.
FilmLinc Daily speaks with Liv Ullmann about life, passion, control and ultimate friendship in her long and complicated relationship with filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, which is at the center of Dheeraj Akolkar's Live & Ingmar, which opens Friday at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
A new documentary on top-ranked high school basketball star Lenny Cooke, who never made it to the NBA, opens this week at the Film Society. We sat down with directors Josh and Benny Safdie to analyze Cooke's struggles, the business side of the draft, and the state of the game today.
FilmLinc Daily spoke with Sir Jackie Stewart about his triumphant career as a trailblazing Formula One racer and the re-discovered groundbreaking documentary his friend Roman Polanski is once again bringing to the big screen. The film opens at Film Society this weekend.
We spoke with director Jillian Schlesinger about her documentary, which opens Mountainfilm on Friday night, and its inspiring protagonist: a Dutch 14 year old named Laura Dekker who made headlines as the youngest person to sail solo around the globe.