[3 mins. 54 secs.] My Sundance correspondent Ronald Wohlman joins me in the first segment on Episode 455 to discuss his upcoming assignment in Park City. More from Ronald in the coming weeks.
Then, [24 mins. 13 secs.] filmmaker Sam Hoffman (Old Jews Telling Jokes) joins me for a conversation about his new movie, Humor Me, a comedy starring Jermaine Clement (Flight of the Concordes) and Elliott Gould. The film is about an emotionally and artistically stunted husband & father (Clement) who is forced to move into a retirement community apartment with his father (Gould). The film also stars singer songwriter Ingrid Michaelson, Priscilla Lopez & Annie Potts. The film opens Friday, January 12th at the Village East Cinema in NYC and then in Los Angeles on January 19th.
Lastly, [48 mins. 17 secs.] Filmwax Radio friend filmmaker Joel Fendelman returns for his third appearance on the podcast to discuss his latest documentary, Man on Fire, which will have two screenings at Slamdance, one on Saturday, January 20th, 11:00 AM at Ballroom, the other on Wednesday, January 24th, 1:30 PM at Gallery. The film concerns the elderly white preacher Charles Moore who set himself on fire to bring awareness to the unrepented racism in his birth town of Gran Saline, TX. Joel is joined by his film’s producer Chase Sanchez, himself a resident of Gran Saline.