Archive for June 2014

by Adam Schartoff
June 30th, 2014

The Oscar winning screenwriter and film director Paul Haggis is on the show. Paul’s new film, Third Person, is currently in theaters. We also chat about a charity he founded called Artists for Peace and Justice.

by Ally Navolio
June 25th, 2014

We talked to director David McMahon about chronicling this hilarious and heartfelt family of amateur actors, who defy the odds in bringing their flamboyant show to life in the football-obsessed Bible Belt town of Birmingham, Alabama.

by Adam Schartoff
June 24th, 2014

Two extraordinary documentary filmmakers appear on this episode of Filmwax Radio: Brian Knappenberger with his new film, The Internet’s Own Boy; and Doug Block with his long anticipated 112 Weddings.

by Adam Himes
June 21st, 2014

Flicks on the Beach kicks off on Monday June 30th at 7:30pm, screening a beloved movie for free each week for eight consecutive weeks.

by Adam Schartoff
June 19th, 2014

Returning to the podcast, Bryan Wizemann waxes on his career and his latest project, Each Coming Night.

by Adam Schartoff
June 17th, 2014

Legendary actress of stage and screen, Olympia Dukakis is the subject of a new documentary. Both the subject and director, Harry Mavromichalis, are guests in the first segment. Then I’m joined by filmmaker Jonathan Caouette for an extended conversation.

by Nicholas Camacho
June 16th, 2014

We chatted with director Sara Dosa about her film The Last Season, a beautifully intimate look at an unexpected friendship between war veterans turned seasonal mushroom hunters in Oregon.

by Ally Navolio
June 16th, 2014

Adam Rifkin explores the world of no-budget avant-garde filmmaker Giuseppe Andrews in Giuseppe Makes A Movie. We talked to Adam about the bizarro world of this bonkers, hilarious filmmaker.

by Nicholas Camacho
June 13th, 2014

Rooftop Films presents a long weekend of wild documentaries about hutning elusive mushrooms, trailer park art films, and the everyday dance stars of Buenos Aires.

by Grace McLeod
June 13th, 2014

Actress Jenny Hutton stars in the short film Pleasure, Ninja Thyberg short film that portrays the behind the scenes of a porn shoot. We talked with Jenny about her experience making the film, what it was like to portray a porn star, and the screening this Saturday at our short film program, Love Hurts.

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