Q&A: Gracie Otto on Michael White’s Star Status as ‘The Last Impresario’

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Michael White helped influence the cultural scene of the 1970s with everything from theater, film, dance, fashion, and beauty—but you’ve probably never heard of him. In this personal documentary, Gracie Otto celebrates the living legend that produced over 200 shows and movies, nurtured countless careers, and brought productions such as Oh! Calcutta!, The Rocky Horror Picture […]

Q&A: Frank Hall Green on the Escape, Adventure and Nature of ‘Wildlike’

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A beautiful trek into the stunning Alaskan wilderness, Frank Hall Green’s Wildlike follows 15-year-old Mackenzie on her first visit to the last frontier. When her stay with ‘Uncle’ takes a traumatic turn, Mackenzie must embark on a dangerous journey through the wilds alone. On her way she encounters another lone traveler (Bruce Greenwood, Thirteen Days) […]

Q&A: Three Directors on Their Distinct Visions of ‘Velvet Terrorists’

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Charged as terrorists, but now hailed as heroes, three Czechoslovakians recount and reenact their odd and fascinating tales of armed resistance against the old communistic powers. Three portraits by three directors: a presidential assassination foiled through sheer laziness; a botched political tribune bombing due to alcoholism; and a notorious bulletin board bomber who wanted nothing […]

Q&A: Gabe Polsky on the Soviet Hockey Legends of ‘Red Army’

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In an exhilarating story played out on Olympic ice, Red Army chronicles the rise and fall of the Red Army Hockey Team, the Soviet Union’s most powerful sports dynasty. Making his solo directorial debut, Gabe Polsky revisits the history of the Cold War using an incredible collection of archival material from both sides of the […]

Q&A: Cheryl Furjanic & Will Sweeney on Diving In with Greg Louganis on ‘Back on Board’

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A refreshingly candid documentary film, Cheryl Furjanic’s Back on Board follows four-time Olympic champion Greg Louganis over the past three years as he struggles with financial security and reunites with the sport he once dominated. With unprecedented access, the film reveals the complicated life of an athlete whose grace, beauty, and courage sparked a worldwide […]