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Monthly Archives: October, 2014

THE OVERNIGHTERS — Jesse Moss Interview

Jesse Moss didn’t go to North Dakota to make a film about homeless problem that the oil boom brought with it. But when he heard about Pastor Jay Reinke’s program … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Laura Poitras and CITIZENFOUR

Laura Poitras was hoarse the day I interviewed her for CITIZENFOUR. Her remarkable eye-witness documentary about Edward Snowden leaking NSA secrets to the press resulted in everyone wanting to talk to her.  When we … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jon Stewart and DR. STRANGELOVE

It will be a few weeks before I can post my interview with Jon Stewart and journalist/author Maziar Bahari about ROSEWATER, the film Stewart directed from his adapatation of Bahari’s … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE — Justin Simien Interview

To say that talking with Justin Simien was a master’s class in film and culture theory is understating it.  Simien believes that film is the culmination of everything we do … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Damien Chazelle’s Intense WHIPLASH

Damien Chazelle has received many accolades for his intense film WHIPLASH, but there was perhaps none more meaningful than that from Lars Ulrich. The Metallica drummer chose Chazelle’s film about the literal … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kevin Gordon’s TRUE SON

One lesson Kevin Gordon learned while making TRUE SON is that documentary filmmakers cannot be everywhere at once. He explained to me the one shot he most regretted missing when we spoke … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment