The Australian Film Revival of the 1970s launched the careers of acclaimed directors and actors like Peter Weir, Mel Gibson, Jacki Weaver, Judy Davis, and George Miller. We've put together a handy guide to our series celebrating this "Last New Wave," which kicks off Friday.
Today's podcast brings the heat with a fast-paced wrap-up of the best so far and the best yet to come at Sundance, plus the true story of the hunt for bin Laden in Greg Barker’s doc Manhunt and Albert Maysles on his approach to nonfiction filmmaking and his new short The Secret of Trees.
In today's podcast, we talk with Andrew Bujalski about the meaning of intelligence and his film Computer Chess, Randy Moore about shooting Escape from Tomorrow guerrilla-style in Walt Disney World, and Martha Shane and Lana Wilson about their controversial late-term abortion doc After Tiller.
Befitting Inauguration Day, today's podcast from Sundance includes interviews with the teams behind Inequality for All, about the growing wealth gap in America, and Citizen Koch, about conservative movements funded by the Koch brothers after Obama's election four years ago.
Richard Linklater, River Phoenix head to Berlin International Film Festival, Calvin Lee Reeder's feature stars Dermot Mulroney, and James Franco keeps churning out the flicks!
Director Anne Fontaine and star Naomi Watts on the surprising reaction to their provocative new film Two Mothers, Travis Mathews on working with James Franco on Interior. Leather Bar., and more in the third episode of our podcast from the Sundance Film Festival.
Bruce Checefsky of the Cleveland Institute of Art discusses Poland's first avant-garde filmmakers, how their work expresses the fraught situation in Warsaw in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and his recreation of Themerson films lost during the Nazi occupation and World War II.
Film Society is thrilled to announce that we will be honoring the two-time Academy Award winner at this year's landmark 40th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, April 22, 2013!
The Sundance Film Festival typically begins with a question. Which film on this year's slate will achieve the level of success found by one of last year's hits. And so, Sundance 2013 begins with festival goers asking: "What will be this year's Beasts of the Southern Wild?"