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By Caveh Zahedi

Larry Gross's screenplay for We Don't Live Here Anymore won him the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance last year. Filmmaker Caveh Zahedi asks him about his 25-year-long struggle to get Andre Dubus's stories to the screen.

Page 03/21/2005 - 1:00am

By Harvey F. Chartrand

Set for the festival circuit in the spring and slated for release in the summer, Hitler Meets Christ is a stark little black-and-white film shot on digital video. Michael Moriarty, who plays a homeless man convinced he's Hitler, wrote the original play. Harvey Chartrand talks to him and the rest of the intimate circle behind the film that puts forgiveness to the ultimate test.

Page 03/14/2005 - 1:00am

By Jonathan Marlow

A highlight of the 2005 Cinequest (where star Jon Polito received the Maverick Spirit Award) and Grand Jury Prize winner at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival, Charlie the Ox is an exceptional heist film that subtly subverts the genre. Jonathan Marlow, the film's cinematographer, talks to director Scott Smith about taking limited resources a very long way.

Page 03/05/2005 - 1:00am

By Sean Axmaker

Ever since appearing in a small role in Fist of Fury over thirty years ago, Corey Yuen has worked in some capacity - stunt man, choreographer, director - on an average of at least four films a year, more than a few of them milestones in the history of action cinema. Sean Axmaker asks him about keeping such a frantic pace on three continents.

Page 02/28/2005 - 1:00am

By Rebecca Bird and Caveh Zahedi

Christopher Munch's very first feature, The Hours and Times, won prizes in Berlin and at Sundance over a decade ago. Now, artist Rebecca Bird talks to him about Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day and filmmaker Caveh Zahedi asks him about Harry and Max, rolling out in selected cities and due out on DVD later this year.

Page 02/21/2005 - 1:00am

By Hannah Eaves

The Take, directed by political activist Avi Lewis and written by No Logo author Naomi Klein, tells the story of Argentinean people taking economic recovery into their own hands. Hannah Eaves talks to Lewis about the extraordinary making of the doc.

Page 02/17/2005 - 1:00am

By Jonathan Marlow

"Mysterious Object at Noon, the title of his first feature, applies to his entire project," J. Hoberman once wrote of Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Jonathan Marlow talks to the Thai director whose work is mysteriously intriguing enough to be awarded the Special Jury Prize at Cannes.

Page 02/14/2005 - 1:00am

By Jonathan Marlow

"Mysterious Object at Noon, the title of his first feature, applies to his entire project," J. Hoberman once wrote of Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Jonathan Marlow talks to the Thai director whose work is mysteriously intriguing enough to be awarded the Special Jury Prize at Cannes.

Page 02/14/2005 - 1:00am

By Sean Axmaker

Playwright, screenwriter, novelist, actor, comic and otherwise, Stephen Fry isn't merely prolific. As Sean Axmaker discovers, talking to him about his directorial debut, Bright Young Things, Fry is himself bright, wildly young at heart and full of theories about the tradition from which he's sprung.

Page 02/07/2005 - 1:00am

By Sara Schieron

"Obviously the power of being a congressman is great and you can do a lot to make a big difference but the process of getting there is truly a comedy," Joshua Seftel tells Sara Schieron. That might not be news, but it's rarely been illustrated more entertainingly than in his documentary, Taking on the Kennedys, a film neither Democrats nor Republicans wanted to see made - much less seen.

Page 01/31/2005 - 1:00am

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