In this episode recorded from SxSW 206, my guests include the Associate Artistic Director of the Austin Film Society, Holly Herrick, and the founder of Drafthouse Films, Alamo Drafthouse and Fantastic Fest, Tim League. This episode is sponsored by the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Film program.
Dennis Lim of the Film Society of Lincoln Center returns to discuss his new book on David Lynch; Caveh Zahedi returns for his 4th visit to the podcast to discuss his series The Show About The Show and that the 4th episode just became available; and the creators of a new festival hit, Donald Cried, director/actor Kris Avedisian & actor Jesse Wakeman recorded from SxSW 2016.
The head of the SxSW Film Festival, Janet Pierson, returns to the podcast to talk about the festival which runs March 11th through the 19th. After that I welcome the singer and actress, Eszter Balint (Louie season 4), whose appeared in the seminal Jim Jarmusch movie Stranger Than Paradise in 1984. Eszter discusses her life and career. Music throughout the podcast comes courtesy of Eszter’s new album Airless Midnight, available now wherever music is sold. This episode is sponsored in part by the Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers podcast where lovers of cinema can gather and embrace that ever-so-powerful feeling of nostalgia. The episode is also sponsored in part by the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Film Program. Visit vcfa.edu/film for more information about this exceptional program.
Guests on this episode of the podcast include Joshua Oppenheimer who discusses his latest film, The Look of Silence, his follow up to 2012’s The Act of Killing; multi media artist, the Brooklyn-based Marc Lafia; and Austin-based actors Heather Kafka and Jonny Mars.
Another episode from SxSW 2015 including God Bless The Child filmmakers Robert Machoian & Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck; Uncle Kent 2 creative team Kent Osborne & director Todd Rohal; and Austin-based filmmaker & designer Yen Tan.
The second episode in a series recorded from SxSW 2015. Guests include Ondi Timoner with Brand: A Second Coming; Ross Partridge & Jennifer Lafleur with Lamb; and Luke Meyer & Tom Davis with Breaking a Monster.
This episode of the podcast is the first in a series recorded from SxSW 2015. Guests include Bob Byington with his film 7 Chinese Brothers; Ben Dickinson and his film Creative Control & Eugene Kotlyarenko with his film A Wonderful Cloud. All 3 films had their world premieres at the festival.
Films to look out for when you head town to Austin!
Get to know Aaron I. Naar, whose new film Mateo portrays the miraculous mariachi career of musician Mathew Stoneman over the course of four years.
Hellion, the feature film from Rooftop alum Kat Candler, premieres at IFC on June 13th!