Tue, 28 January 2014
The Hunt is about a teacher who is falsely accused of molesting one of his young students and the small community that fights against him.
A Hijacking is about a crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
Tue, 21 January 2014
Phedon Papamichael - Award Winning Cinematographer - Sideways, The Weather Man, 3:10 to Yuma, The Descendants, Nebraska, and The Monuments Men
Born in Athens, Greece, and educated in Germany, Phedon moved to New York in 1983, working as a photojournalist, and eventually crossing over into cinematography.
Phedon has shot several films for Alexander Payne, including Sideways, The Descendants, and most recently Nebraska, about an aging father travelling from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Tue, 14 January 2014
Charlotte Bruus Christensen - Danish Cinematographer - Submarino, My Good Enemy, Hunky Dory, The Hunt (Oscar nominee)
The Hunt is about a Lucas, a divorced father who teaches at a kindergarten when an accusation made by Klara, the young daughter of his best friend ends up nearly destroying his career and all his relationships.
Tue, 7 January 2014
Davy Rothbart - Magazine Editor, Author, Radio Producer, and Filmmaker - Medora - Available on iTunes
Davy is the creator and editor of FOUND Magazine, author of My Heart Is An Idiot, a book of personal essays, and The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas, a collection of stories, and he is a frequent contributor to public radio’s This American Life.
Davy’s work also appears in GQ, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Grantland. Davy’s directed two documentaries about the punk rock band Rise Against and videos for the Dan Savage's It Gets Better Project.
Davy’s most recent documentary is the upcoming film, Medora, is an in-depth, deeply personal look at small-town life, a thrilling, underdog basketball story, and an inspiring tale of a community refusing to give up hope despite the brutal odds stacked against them.
Medora has screened in festivals and threaters around the US and is available on streaming via iTunes worldwide.