Filmmaker Ira Sachs returns for his third visit to the podcast. Earlier appearances can be found on Ep 57 & Ep 234. In this longer and more nuanced conversation we talk about what brought him to NYC some thirty years ago and how he continues to make the kind of films he’s interested in making.
From Ira’s oeuvre you can find Love is Strange (2014), Keep the Lights On (2012), Little Men (2016), and Married Life (2007) all on iTunes. Those titles plus The Delta (1996) and Forty Shades of Blue (2005) are also available on Amazon Video. Fans may also want to check out Ira’s website for additional work.
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Guests on this episode of the podcast include the founder of the Red Hook Film Festival, Daniel Durning; Jason & Shirley director Stephen Winter returns with actor Jack Waters just before a 10 day theatrical engagement at MoMA; and the legendary director of such films as Cooley High and Car Wash, Michael Schultz.
Filmmaker Stephen Winter is the guest on this Fandor-sponsored episode of the podcast. Stephen’s new film Jason and Shirley just had its world premiere at BAMcinemaFest. The film is a fictional account of the day Shirley Clarke shot her seminal doc, Portrait of Jason. Catch Jason and Shirley at film festivals this summer and watch Portrait of Jason on Fandor starting June 19.
Guests on this episode include Antarctic Edge:70° South director Dena Seidel; Lisa Durden of the National Black Programming Consortium & filmmaker Carol Bash with her film Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band; and Appropriate Behavior director Desiree Akhavan from London.
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.
The director of the new film 52 Tuesdays, Sophie Hyde of Australia, is the guest on this Fandor sponsored episode of the podcast. The film opens in select cities on Friday, March 27th and will also debut on Fandor.com.
Guests include Oscilloscope producer Debra McClutchy; documentary filmmaker Marshall Curry with his new film Point & Shoot; and the director of the new documentary, Do I Sound Gay?, David Thorpe.
Filmmaker Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On, Forty Shades of Blue) returns to the podcast.
Guests include film blogger and journalist Glenn Kenny & director of the new documentary, To Be Takei on the life of George Takei, Jennifer Kroot.
The guests on this episode of the podcast include the team behind Citizen Koch, Carl Deal & Tia Lessin; filmmaker Michael Tully with his new comedy Ping Pong Summer; and filmmaker PJ Raval with one of the subjects from his film Before You Know It, Ty Martin.