Filmmaker’s annual survey of new talent.
When Metallica entered rock ’n’ roll counseling while Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky were making a promo piece on the band, the filmmakers knew they had another documentary epic on their hands. Andy Bailey reports on Metallica: Some Kind of Monster.
One of Filmmaker’s “25 New Faces” of 2002, Joshua Marston traveled to Ecuador to make Maria Full of Grace. Michael Koresky speaks with Marston about his character-based social cinema.
Walter Salles’s The Motorcycle Diaries is a funny and moving adaptation of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s classic account of his youthful road trip though Latin America. Peter Bowen talks with Salles about traveling the same roads as Guevara did 50 years ago.
A DOG’S LIFE
With A Letter to True, photographer and filmmaker Bruce Weber has crafted a cinematic posting both to his beloved, deceased mutt but also to us and our troubled times. Nathan Lee speaks with Weber.
THE LAST BITE
Edward Boyce gets the details from Chris Kentis about Open Water, his gonzo digital shoot that really did place live actors in the water with real circling sharks.
ART IN MOTION
Dylan Leiner discovers the work of film fan, collector extraordinaire and collage artist Michael Anderson