Archive for January 2016

by Adam Schartoff
January 27th, 2016

Kartemquin is celebrating 50 years this year and joining me to discuss this and more is Director of Communications & Distribution, Tim Horsburgh. Then I’m joined by the programmer of the film screening series Kinoscope Pawel Wieszczecinski & two filmmakers Reinaldo Green & Christopher Bell.

by Adam Schartoff
January 22nd, 2016

Documentary filmmaker Manny Kirchheimer is on the show. In this episode Manny discusses his life as a filmmaker and a teacher. His seminal 1981 film Stations of the Elevated was recently restored & released by Oscilloscope Labs. This episode is sponsored by Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival. Music appears courtesy of Father John Misty and his recent album I Love You, Honeybear.

by Adam Schartoff
January 13th, 2016

In this episode dedicated to the memory of Haskell Wexler & David Bowie, guests include actor/director Ross Partridge discussing his new film, Lamb, now in theaters & on Amazon; also filmmaker Alison Bagnall who discusses her dramedy, Funny Bunny, now available on iTunes.

by Adam Schartoff
January 8th, 2016

The creative team behind the film Carol are among the guests, including producer Christine Vachon, screenwriter Phyllis Nagy, and director Todd Haynes. The film which stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara and which is being distributed by The Weinstein Company is currently playing at a theater near you.

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