Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


“Zooms are Totally Underutilized”: Bo Burnham on Eighth Grade

Elsie Fischer in Eighth Grade

With Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade now in theaters, we’re reposting this interview with the writer/director conducted during SXSW 2018. The movie: Eighth Grade The Plot: Shy and uncertain (except when doling out life advice on her sparsely followed vlog), eighth…  Read more

By Jul 17, 2018

“You Have to Forge Your Own Path”: Rick Linklater Headlines an Austin Film Society Tribute in Karlovy Vary

Rick Linklater (Photo: Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary)

As a native Texan and dutiful SXSW attendee traveling to the Czech Republic, I was thrilled to hear that Richard Linklater and the Austin Film Society would be the subject of a Tribute at this year’s Karlovy Vary Film Festival.…  Read more

By Jul 12, 2018

History Battles with “Fake News” at the 2018 Karlovy Vary Film Festival

I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) concluded its 53rd edition on July 7th, and with it a solid line-up of both Western and Eastern European fare. Romanian director Radu Jude (Aferim!) won the Grand Prix for his darkly comedic past-meets-present…  Read more

By Jul 11, 2018

YouTube Body Horror: Penny Lane on Her Morgellons Disease Doc, The Pain of Others

The Pain of Others

In the era of fake news and alternative facts, and of people constructing their own custom-made versions of reality, Penny Lane’s The Pain of Others feels very timely, to say the least. Defying any expectations and preconceived notions, Lane’s perfectly…  Read more

By Jun 25, 2018

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