Archive for the ‘LGBTQ’ Category

by Adam Schartoff
October 16th, 2015

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.

by Adam Schartoff
June 18th, 2015

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.

by Adam Schartoff
April 17th, 2015

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.

by Adam Schartoff
April 2nd, 2015

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.

by Adam Schartoff
March 27th, 2015

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.

by Adam Schartoff
February 23rd, 2015

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.

by Adam Schartoff
August 22nd, 2014

Filmmaker Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On, Forty Shades of Blue) returns to the podcast.

by Adam Schartoff
August 19th, 2014

Guests include film blogger and journalist Glenn Kenny & director of the new documentary, To Be Takei on the life of George Takei, Jennifer Kroot.

by Adam Schartoff
June 4th, 2014

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.

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