Howard Feinstein speaks with Dogville provocateur Lars von Trier. Plus: Carol Nahra on The Five Obstructions.
Jehane Noujaim's Control Room offers a fascinating glimpse into the inner working of Al-Jazeera during the recent war in Iraq. By Danny Schechter.
Mary Glucksman on the hits and misses of the Sundance class of 2003. Plus: the 2003 Sundance Box Office Chart.
In the Realms of the Unreal is a new documentary about outsider artist Henry Darger. Peter Bowen discusses the film with director Jessica Yu.
THE KING IS DEAD
In Never Die Alone, Ernest Dickerson updates cult novelist Donald Goines's world of '70s hustlers to the bling-bling new millennium. Andy Bailey reports.
IN A SILENT WAY
Eric Eason speaks with Andrei Zvyagintsev, director of Venice Film Festival winner The Return.
Ray McKinnon's Chrystal is a tale of redemption in the hills of rural Arkansas. By Scott Macaulay.
The Slamdance Film Festival, founded as an alternative to Sundance, turns 10 this year. Festival veteran Marina Zenovich reports.
Sundance and CineVegas programmer Mike Plante on what makes a good short film.
Sandi DuBowki, director of Trembling Before G-d, on making his first DVD. Plus: Microcinema DVDS.
IN THE FIELD
Documentarian Garrett Scott discusses his experiences making a film about the war in Iraq.
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Scott Saunders reviews four DVD authoring applications.
Tamara Krinsky checks in with the directors of Filmmaker and the IFP Los Angeles Film Festival's Fast Track program.
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