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2015 SXSW Interview: Hal Hartley (Writer/Director – ‘Ned Rifle’)

2015 SXSW Interview: Hal Hartley (Writer/Director – ‘Ned Rifle’)

‘Ned Rifle‘ is the third and final chapter of Hal Hartley‘s tragicomic epic, which began with Henry Fool (1998) and continued with Fay Grim (2007). At once a saga concerning the Grim family of Woodside Queens and how their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of the self-proclaimed genius, Henry Fool, the trilogy

Interview: Joel Potrykus (Writer/Director – ‘Buzzard’)

Marty is a caustic, small-time con artist drifting from one scam to the next.  When his latest ruse goes awry, mounting paranoia forces him from his lousy small town temp job to the desolate streets of Detroit with nothing more than a pocket full of bogus checks, a dangerously altered Nintendo® Power Glove, and a

Interview: Kat Candler (Writer/Director – ‘Hellion’)

Writer/director Kat Candler‘s ‘HELLION’ paints the powerful portrait of a family on the brink of dissolution set against the haunting backdrop of the refineries of Southeast Texas. Obsessed with heavy metal, dirt bike racing and partaking in the occasional act of vandalism with his band of delinquents, the behavior of 13-year-old Jacob Wilson (Josh Wiggins

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Interview: Nicholas Wrathall (Director – ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia’)

No twentieth-century figure has had a more profound effect on the worlds of literature, film, politics, historical debate, and the culture wars than Gore Vidal. Anchored by intimate one-on-one interviews with the man himself, Nicholas Wrathall’s new documentary ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia‘ is a fascinating and wholly entertaining portrait of the last

25th Annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival Announces Lineup

The 25th edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival will run from June 12 to 22, 2014 with a program of 22 films that bring human rights struggles to life through storytelling, and remind us that film can be a powerful source of change and inspiration. The festival is co-presented by the Film Society

FrancoFest Comes to IFC Center

An astonishingly prolific polymath, James Franco has already produced an impressive body of work as an actor, writer, producer and director that would make an artist twice his age jealous. His choices have never feared complexity or controversy, and each new project bristles with the thrill of discovery. We’re thrilled to present this not-even-mid-career survey,

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