By Stephanie Stender
Stephanie Stender interviews director Claire Andrade-Watkins about her documentary Some Kind of Funny Porto Rican?”: A Cape Verdean American Story and its continuing legacy 13 years after its release.
By Mike Sullivan
The Independent’s Mike Sullivan talks to director Midge Costin about how she became a Hollywood sound editor and about her long-awaited documentary Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound.
By Farrah Kazemi
Farrah Kazemi interview Morrissa Maltz about her documentary Ingrid, which premiered at this year’s Slamdance Festival in Park City. The film chronicles the reclusive, strange, and fascinating life of Ingrid Gipson; it is a character study that also reveals Maltz’s talent for color, texture, design, and nuance. Maltz shares with Farrah how she came to meet Ingrid, about securing funds for the film, and about her pending projects.
By Evan Crean
Film critic Evan Crean reviews Melissa Dowler’s documentary Letting Go of Adele, which screened at Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) 2017.
By Michele Meek
After attending a recent DocDay, ITV Fest, and Salem Film Fest, filmmaker Michele Meek shares her insights into some best practices to pitch your film to funders, distributors, and new fans.
By Dana Knight
Dana Knight and Mary Dore talk about the origins of women’s liberation and Dore’s documentary about the era, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, nearly two decades in the making.