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Ian Olds

Shooting My Feature Film - Introducing Kaye (Romantic Loner)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This August I spent the month at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA shooting a feature film. My official feature film debut as far as p...

Veteran's Day Special: Coming Down to Earth with "Occupation: Dreamland"

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

The massacre at Fort Hood is a stark reminder of the need to guard against becoming numb against the horrors our soldiers face in war. Fortunately, the film "Occupation: Dreamland" fills that void.

Fixer Tells The Story Of The Afghan War Through One American Journalist And His Biggest Asset

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hanna Ingber Win

The HuffPost sat down with Christian Parenti to talk to him about the film, Fixer: The Taking Of Ajmal Naqshbandi, modern war reporting and why he thinks Obama's current Afghan policy is bound to fail.

HuffPost Review: Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi

Katya Wachtel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katya Wachtel

This is the story of one of the thousands of silhouettes who roam war-zones every day so that we, thousands of miles away, can grasp what is happening on the front-line of wars that affect life on this continent too.

Interview with Fixer Director Ian Olds: Afghanistan, History and Winning Best Documentary at Tribeca Film Festival

Robyn Hillman-Harrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robyn Hillman-Harrigan

I caught up with the film's director, Ian Olds for a lively conversation about Fixer, the state of politics in Afghanistan, historiography and how it feels to have been in two war zones in the past few years.