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Ep 265: Thomas Jay Ryan
by Adam Schartoff
January 1st, 2015

The actor Thomas Jay Ryan and documentary filmmaker AJ Schnack are the guests in this first episode of the new year.

Ep 264: Monte Hellman
by Adam Schartoff
December 24th, 2014

The legendary director of Two-Lane Black Top, Cockfighter, and many other classic American films, Monte Hellman, is the guest on this year-end episode.

Ep 263: Eric Kohn / Nuri Bilge Ceylan / Pawel Pawlikowski
by Adam Schartoff
December 19th, 2014

Guests on this episode of the podcast include indieWire’s Eric Kohn; Winter Sleep director Nuri Bilge Ceylan; and Ida director Pawel Pawlikowski.

Ep 262: Pauly Shore / John Anderson
by Adam Schartoff
December 15th, 2014

Comedian Pauly Shore discusses a documentary he has directed called Pauly Shore Stands Alone; journalist John Anderson and I discuss the career of Todd Haynes. A new Criterion edition of Safe has recently become available.

Ep 261: Khallik Allah / Alexandre Rockwell & Frances Bodomo
by Adam Schartoff
December 9th, 2014

Guests on this Reel Works sponsored episode of the podcast include Field Niggas filmmaker Khallik Allah, and in the second segment Frances Bodomo & Alexandre Rockwell.

Ep 260: Liv Ullmann / Chuck Workman / Göran Olsson
by Adam Schartoff
December 6th, 2014

Guests include actress & director Liv Ullmann with her new film Miss Julie; documentary filmmaking legend Chuck Workman with his new film about Orson Welles, Magician; and Göran Olsson (Black Power Mix Tape) with his new doc, Concerning Violence.

Ep 259: Robert Downey, Sr.
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.

Live Documentary Master Class With Sam Green
by Kate Gellene
November 26th, 2014

Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantee and Oscar nominated filmmaker Sam Green talks film as experience and his “live docmentary” format at DCTV December 2nd.

Ep 258: Robert Longstreet
by Adam Schartoff
November 26th, 2014

Actor Robert Longstreet is the guest in this feisty Thanksgiving holiday episode of the podcast.

Ep 257: Ana Lily Amirpour & Sheila Vand / Jason Ritter / Maya Erdelyi
by Adam Schartoff
November 22nd, 2014

The director of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Ana Lily Amirpour & her lead actress, Sheila Wand in the first segment; actor Jason Ritter who is in a new film, Always Woodstock, is the second segment; animator Maya Erdelyi in the last segment.

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