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Roundtable Interview: Kathryn Altman (Wife of Robert Altman), Bob Balaban (Actor, Friend and Collaborator with Robert Altman) – ‘Altman’

Roundtable Interview: Kathryn Altman (Wife of Robert Altman), Bob Balaban (Actor, Friend and Collaborator with Robert Altman) – ‘Altman’

Ron Mann‘s new documentary “ALTMAN” is an in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman (M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nashville, The Player, Gosford Park, and many more.) While refusing to bow down to Hollywood’s conventions, or its executives, Altman’s unique style of filmmaking won him friends and enemies, earned him world-wide

SUNDANCE PROFILE – DRUNKTOWN’s FINEST: Native American Filmmaker Comes of Age Within LGBT Genre

by H.S. Bayer The Sundance premiere of Drunktown’s Finest female filmmaker Sydney Freeland finally fulfilled the great expectations, for her first feature that its followers, from the Sundance Institute, Native Forum, Film Independent and Fest Founder Robert Redford, felt for the film this past January in Park City. It had been five years from when her fledgling 171

Interview: Brad & Todd Barnes (Directors – ‘East Nashville Tonight’)

In February of 2013, the Barnes Brothers attempted to shoot a documentary about the lives of Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook and other touring songwriters residing in the burgeoning East Nashville neighborhood. They failed. Instead, drugs and booze took over. They ended up with: ‘East Nashville Tonight’ ‘East Nashville Tonight‘ is available November 19th at eastnashvilletonight.com,

Op-Ed: On Storytelling in Independent Film

Richard Brody’s article in The New Yorker — “The Problem with Processed Storytelling” elucidates a lot of things I’ve been thinking about lately. The entire article is worth reading, but here are some takeaways: The storytelling doctrines put forth by Hollywood and their perseverance in independent film. Story should be the equivalent of “a musical

Interview: Katha Cato (Director – QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL)

The borough of Queens is the most ethnically diverse community in the world, with two major airports serving to connect New York City and the global community. The 3rd Annual Queens World Film Festival appreciates this diversity by promoting both local and international filmmakers positioning Queens as a destination for both filmmakers and film lovers.

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