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by Adam Schartoff
December 3rd, 2014

The father of underground cinema in America, Robert Downey, Sr., is the guest on this special episode of the podcast.

by Adam Schartoff
October 23rd, 2014

Director Volker Schlöndorff discusses his new film, Diplomacy; filmmaker Zachary Wigon and actress Kate Lyn Shiel discuss their new film, The Heart Machine; and filmmaker Gregory Kohn.

by Adam Schartoff
August 28th, 2014

Filmmaker Dan Schechter (Supporting Characters) returns to discuss his new movie, Life of Crime, an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel and starring Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fischer & yassin bey (aka Mos Def).

by Kate Gellene
August 26th, 2014

Attention students! Ever wonder what it takes to run a film festival? Ever think to yourself “I wonder what does Rooftop do in the off season?” Ever wonder how we go from thousands of submissions to hundreds of amazing films to show on the roof each year? Intern with us this fall, and you’ll learn all that and more.

by Adam Schartoff
August 8th, 2014

Another episode focusing on new documentaries with the filmmakers who made The Dog, Web Junkie, and Alive Inside.

by Adam Schartoff
May 20th, 2014

Guests include first time feature director of The Discoverers, Justin Schwarz with his lead actor the legendary Griffin Dunne; Morocco-based filmmaker Nabil Ayouch who’s new film Horses of God is currently playing at the Film Forum in NYC; and, finally, the filmmaker Sam Fleischner who discusses his new narrative film Stand Clear of the Closing Doors.

by Adam Schartoff
May 14th, 2014

Searching for Sugar Man director, Malik Bendjelloul was found dead in his Stockholm apartment yesterday. I spoke with this hugely talented and sweet natured man a couple of years ago during the Tribeca Film Festival. My condolences to his loved ones.

by Adam Schartoff
May 2nd, 2014

The guests on this episode include ReelWorks Executive Director John Williams and VHX co-founder Jamie Wilkinson.

by Adam Schartoff
April 23rd, 2014

This episode of Filmwax Radio centers on three new brilliant narrative features. Guests include the team behind the comedy Land Ho! which is currently screening at the Tribeca Film Festival, the director and lead actor from Blue Ruin, and the filmmaker of the suspense thriller Proxy.

by Adam Schartoff
April 18th, 2014

Filmmaker and podcast friend Robert Greene returns to discuss his latest film, Actress, which is having its New York Premiere at Lincoln Center this weekend.

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