Posts Tagged ‘Bill Plympton’

by Adam Schartoff
June 8th, 2016

Twenty years ago Leon Gast made an Oscar winning documentary about Muhammad Ali called When We Were Kings. With the death of the iconic former heavy weight champion, Leon calls in for a chat about his friend. Also on this episode, filmmaker Beth B (Exposed) discusses a new documentary she has made about her mother, the artist Ida Applebroog, called Call Her Applebroog. The film will have a theatrical engagement at The Metrograph in Lower Manhattan beginning Friday, June 10th as well as a retrospective of much of her earlier work. Lastly, animator Bill Plympton (Cheatin’) returns to the podcast to chat about his latest feature film, a mockumentary, called Hitler’s Folly. You can stream Bill’s film off his website, www.plymptoons.com today. Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Audible.com. Get a free download and trial membership by going to www.audibletrial.com/filmwaxradio.

by Adam Schartoff
April 24th, 2015

Guests on this episode of the podcast include Nick Broomfield discussing his new documentary Tales of the Grim Sleeper which premieres on HBO on 4/27; the animator Bill Plympton on his new feature Cheatin’ which is currently available on Vimeo on Demand; and distributor Jonathan Howell discussing his company Big World Pictures.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 13th, 2010

An evening with Rooftop Alum and Bill Plympton mentee Signe Baumane’s charming and provocative animation TONIGHT at the Society of Illustrators.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 6th, 2010

Bill Plympton is a Rooftop Alum and and Academy Award Nominee. His latest feature, Idiots and Angels is being called “ambitious” and “hilariously demented.” Go see it tonight at the IFC Center.

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