Formed shortly after Adrienne Shelly's death, the ASF, with its simple but critical mission of supporting women filmmakers, awarded its 50th production grant to Meredith Danluck for her film State Like Sleep.
It's never easy to make a movie, much less one not geared toward the masses. Here's a rundown of new movies, documentaries, TV shows and classics getting a reissue, including one of my all-time favorite romantic dramas on BluRay.
"Directing this film has been an act of survival," Martin Donovan says, sitting in a Manhattan office on a warm June afternoon. "Directing a film was something I always wanted to do, something that seemed an inevitability in my development as an actor.
Now on VOD: the debut feature from the whip-smart Martin Donovan (Trust, Weeds, Saved!). Starring the elusive David Morse, Olivia Williams, and Donovan himself, Collaborator is a well-acted, intimate tragicomedy. Write what you know, right?
Here is a conversation with Hal Hartley that encompasses Meanwhile, the evolution of Williamsburg, literary influences, catholic breakdowns, American gun laws, Simone Weil, and more. Read these answers in context in the complete interview at Cinespect.com.