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Entries by Kristin McCracken from 08/2011

Violence, Interrupted: Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz on The Interrupters

| Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment

In their new doc, duo Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz profile some criminals-turned-activists who find redemption through mediation on the streets of Chicago. We recently sat down with James and Kotlowitz to discuss their film.

The Weight of a Novel: Lone Scherfig Talks About Adapting One Day

| Posted 08.17.2011 | Entertainment

From its inception, the sprawling, tender novel seemed tailor-made for a cinematic adaptation, and the result on screen is an intimate portrait of a lifelong relationship.

Searching for Sacred: Vera Farmiga on her Directorial Debut in Higher Ground

| Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment

Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga shares how the "warring Gods of our time" influenced her directorial debut, Higher Ground, a film about one woman's struggles to follow a spiritual path.