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Five Questions for American Fable Writer/Director Anne Hamilton

American Fable

The below interview was originally published during SXSW 2016, when debuting filmmaker Anne Hamilton premiered her ’80s-set, gothic thriller, American Fable, which melds del Toro-esque fantasy with a critique of Reagan-era economic policy. The film opens today in New York…  Read more

By Feb 17, 2017

Five Questions for SXSW Feature Documentary Winner Tower Director Keith Maitland

TOWER

One of the busiest filmmakers at this year’s SXSW, documentary filmmaker Keith Maitland has two films premiering at the festival, both with roots firmly in Texas. A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story is a loving look back at the…  Read more

By Mar 16, 2016

“Start Budgeting for Everything You Can’t Do”: Five Questions for Donald Cried Director Kris Avedisian

Donald Cried

An acclaimed short that developed into the filmmaker’s first feature, Donald Cried, a buddy comedy set in director Kris Avedisian’s home state of Rhode Island, had its world premiere last weekend in the Narrative Feature Competition section of SXSW. Jesse Wakeman and…  Read more

By Mar 15, 2016

SXSW: Teenage Cocktail DP Justin Kane on Capturing “Raw Youth”

Teenage Cocktail

In his directorial debut Teenage Cocktail, director John Carchietta examines the plight of best friends  Annie (Nichole Bloom) and Jules (Fabianne Therese), who just want to get out of their small town and move to California. Nothing is off the table,…  Read more

By Mar 15, 2016


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