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Interview with Director R.J. Daniel Hanna of “Miss Virginia”

I was recently delighted to sit down with director R.J. Daniel Hanna, whose inspirational debut film, Miss Virginia (which I also reviewed), is out on digital and on-demand and in select theatres on October 18th. Miss Virginia stars Orange Is the New … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Double Exposure-Investigative Film Festival Set To Return To Washington D.C On October 10

Mark your calendars: the fifth annual edition of the ground-breaking Double Exposure-Investigative Film Festival is returning once again to Washington DC on Thursday October 10 and will run through Sunday October 13. A project of the investigative news organization 100Reporters, … Continue reading

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Interview with Director Matt Tyrnauer of “Where’s My Roy Cohn?”

Director Matt Tyrnauer’s latest documentary, Where’s My Roy Cohn?, opens in Los Angeles and New York today (and in Washington, DC, and other cities on September 27, and beyond). I saw the film at the 2019 Sundance Film, Festival, where … Continue reading

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Christopher Llewellyn Reed’s Top 10 from 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), founded in 1976 and an event that I have now attended twice in a row, this year ran September 5-15. Just before the festival began, I offered my recommendation of 20 films for which … Continue reading

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Christopher Llewellyn Reed’s Top 20 Recommendations for TIFF 2019

Founded in 1976, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) runs September 5-15 this year, screening 245 features and 82 shorts in a highly diverse program representing 84 countries and 87 languages and showcasing voices from across the great breadth of … Continue reading

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Interview with Director Josephine Mackerras of “Alice”

I met with director Josephine Mackerras at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival to discuss Alice, her narrative feature debut (which I reviewed for Hammer to Nail). It tells the story of the titular character, whose world falls apart when she … Continue reading

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Interview with Directors of “Vai”

At SXSW 2019, I interviewed the directors of 6 of the 8 episodes that comprise the anthology film Vai (which I reviewed for Hammer to Nail): ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Matasila Freshwater, Amberley Jo Aumua, Mīria George, Marina Alofagia McCartney and Dianna Fuemana (in … Continue reading

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Interview with Director Sandra Winther of “Lowland Kids”

I met with director Sandra Winther at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival to discuss her short documentary Lowland Kids. Though only 22 minutes long, the movie offers a moving portrait of a family living on Louisiana’s Isle de Jean Charles, … Continue reading

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Interview with Directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert of “American Factory”

I watched directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s powerful new documentary American Factory at the 2019 Maryland Film Festival(after which I reviewed the film at Hammer to Nail) and though I couldn’t interview them there or at AFI DOCS, where … Continue reading

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Interview with Director Alyssa Bolsey and Cinematographer Camilo Lara of BEYOND THE BOLEX

I met with director Alyssa Bolsey and her cinematographer, Camilo Lara, at DOC NYC 2018 to discuss their collaboration on Beyond the Bolex (which I reviewed for Hammer to Nail). The documentary follows Bolsey as she investigates the life and … Continue reading

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