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.
Ep 341: Jen Senko / Matt Sobel, Robin Weigert, Logan Miller / Malika Zouhali-Worrall, David Osit & Ryan Green
Filmmaker Jen Senko with her documentary The Brainwashing of My Dad; director of the film Take Me To The River, Matt Sobel with cast members Robin Weigert & Logan Miller; and the creative team behind the new documentary Thank You For Playing, co-directors Malika Zouhali-Worrall & David Osit, and their subject Ryan Green. All three films are currently in theaters.
The exceptional indie film, Krisha, is celebrated on Episode 340 of the podcast. Among those on the podcast are first time feature director Trey Edward Shults, the actress Krisha Fairchild, plus supporting character actors Chris Doubek (returning to the show) and Bill Wise. The film, distributed by A24, will open in select cities on Friday, March 18th.
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.
Two friends of the podcast return for their second visits: Atom Egoyan (Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter) talks about Remember starring Christopher Plummer and Ben Dickinson (First Winter) talks about his new Creative Control. Both films open Friday, March 11th.
On this episode of the podcast we welcome back a returning Charlie Ahearn who will be appearing this coming weekend (3/11-3/13) at the Anthology Film Archives for mini retrospective of past & recent works. Then I’ll be joined by filmmaker Jon Nealon, half the filmmaking team behind the new documentary, Here Come The Videofreex, which premieres theatrically on 3/9, joined by Videofreex original member Skip Blumberg.
Actor Richard Edson discusses making Stranger Than Paradise, Do The Right Thing, Good Morning Viet Nam, and many other films. This is the first of a two-part conversation with the actor.
Join Filmwax Radio Adam Schartoff, Gathr Films’ Scott Glosserman, Factory 25’s Matt Grady, and Alamo Drafthouse’s Tim League for a progressive and proactive conversation on the future of the theatrical.