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Posts Tagged“American Independent Cinema”

The director and producer discusses his debut feature as a director, James White, starring Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon, for Borderline Films (Martha Marcy May Marlene, Southcliffe, Simon Killer).

Andrew Bujalski is an American filmmaker who has played architect – however unintentionally – to mumblecore, a mode of filmmaking that has a continually expanding influence on American independent cinema. This can be found in…

Frederick Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman is a legendary documentary filmmaker, whose films of the last fifty years generally investigate a single institution each and include Titicut Follies, Hospital, Primate, Public Housing, and La danse. He would go on…

Ben Rivers & Ben Russell

Ben Rivers is an English experimental filmmaker and artist whose work blends fiction and non-fiction, exploring themes of community, utopia, hermetic living and investigating spaces more broadly. His works include I Know Where I’m Going,…

Josh and Ben Safdie are American filmmakers who have collaborated on four feature films and many more shorts. Their work includes their first co-directed feature, Go Get Some Rosemary/Daddy Longlegs (2009), which played the Cannes…

Manakamana

Manakamana is the first feature collaboration between Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez, where they placed a fixed 16mm camera in a cable-car that takes passengers to and from the Manakamana Temple in Nepal. Born out…

Ross Brothers

Bill and Turner Ross are documentary filmmakers who intriguingly blur the line between standard conventions of documentary and narrative feature techniques. Their first feature, 45365, won the Best Documentary Prize at SXSW and was followed by…

Rich Hill

Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo are American filmmakers whose first collaborative feature, Rich Hill, won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 2014. Tracy had previously directed the 2004 Emmy Award-winning documentary, Be Good,…

Short Term 12

Destin Cretton is an American writer and director whose latest feature film, Short Term 12, explores the staff and community members at a foster care facility. The film won four awards at the Locarno International Film…