Filmmaker Tom DiCillo (Living in Oblivion, Box of Moonlight) returns to the podcast for a second visit. Tom’s latest project is a work of non-fiction called Down in Shadowland and was shot underground in the NYC subway system. The film is going to have a screening at the IFC Center on Monday, June 19th at 7:30 and the Q&A afterward will be moderated by Tom’s dear friend, Steve Buscemi.
After that is the 2nd of a 2-part tribute to the programming at Film Forum. Karen Cooper has served at director of the theater since 1972. Along side Bruce Goldstein (Ep 399) who programs the repertory calendar, Karen programs contemporary cinema along with her team.
This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Magic Drop. Magic Drop is a music licensing business based in Brooklyn, NY which represenst an eclectic roster of bands and composers, licensing their music for use in films, TV and beyond.
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Chicago-based filmmaker Frank V. Ross (Tiger Tail in Blue) returns to the podcast as a guest and co-host on the same episode! Tune in and find out how this came to be. Frank’s latest film, Bloomin Mud Shuffle, opens theatrically at Facets in Chicago on March 24th as well as on iTunes! The film follows Lonnie (Filmwax Radio friend James Ransone) whose life hasn’t changed much in the 16 years since he graduated high school. Still painting houses, still drinking too much, still hanging out with the same old friends. As far as he can see, his only hope for the future lies in taking his physical relationship with coworker Monica (Filmwax Radio friend Alexia Rasmussen) to the next level. The rest of the film’s cast includes such Filmwax Radio luminaries as Alex Karpovsky, Kent Osborne & Joe Swanberg, as well as Rebecca Spence & Natasha Lyonne. To view Frank’s earlier films subscribe to Fandor.
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Kent Jones, the director of a new documentary based on the best selling book Hitchcock by Truffaut: A Definitive Study of Alfred Hitchcock, is the first guest. Kent’s film which is being distributed by the Cohen Media Group, is opening at Film Forum and Lincoln Plaza Cinema in NYC on Wednesday, December 2nd. After that, director Charles Poekel who discusses his first feature called Christmas, Again. Poekel’s film is having its theatrical engagement at MoMA beginning Thursday, December 3rd then goes on digital platforms on Friday, December 4th.
Guests on this episode include director Olivier Assayas with the new Clouds of Sils Maria; Kieran Turner discusses his new doc Jobriath, A.D.; and filmmaker Brane Bala & actor/musician Milan Mumin with their film Love Hunter.
Guests on this Reel Works sponsored episode of the podcast include Field Niggas filmmaker Khallik Allah, and in the second segment Frances Bodomo & Alexandre Rockwell.
The 2014 deadline for the Northside DIY Film Competition has been extended! Submit your film by Monday, March 17th.
Antonio Campos & Brady Corbet on SIMON KILLER, Jeff Nichols on MUD, and Amy Seimetz on SUN DON’T SHINE and UPSTREAM COLOR.
Convento filmmaker Jarred Alterman is the guest.
Filmmaker Caveh Zahedi returns to Filmwax Radio just before the theatrical premiere of his latest film, The Sheik & I.