Filmmaker Focus

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE Director and Sundance Winner Justin Simien

"Justin Simien’s first feature film DEAR WHITE PEOPLE... is as smart and fearless a debut as I have seen from an American filmmaker in quite ...

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Director Hunter Adams Previews His Film DIG TWO GRAVES

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will host the highly anticipated Chicago Premiere of DIG TWO GRAVES at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema on ...

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The Anti-Valentine's Day Doc? HotDocs Hit LOVE ME

The perfect movie for Valentine's Day is a documentary about... Russian mail order brides? It's true, so says SCREEN's Mike McNamara, who viewed this riveting ...

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Oscar Nom SELMA Director Ava DuVernay Talks MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

Before Ava DuVernay burst onto the national spotlight with her wonderful work directing Oscar nominee for Best Picture SELMA, she won Best Director for her ...

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David Oyelowo, Star of Oscar nom SELMA

David Oyelowo is currently in the spotlight for his superlative work in the Martin Luther King Jr biopic SELMA, an Oscar nominee for Best Picture ...

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Sundance Frontier Filmmaker Marina Zurkow

MESOCOSM was named "One of the Ten Must-See Art Films at Sundance 2014" by the Huffington Post. Sundance's New Frontier program champions films that expand, ...

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Jason Stuart Talks LGBT Activism and LOVE IS STRANGE

Marisa Tomei, John Lithgow and Alfred Molina headline a wonderful cast in the Sundance pick LOVE IS STRANGE, currently in theaters nationwide. A multi-generational story ...

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Filmmaker Focus: Slamdance hit MEET MY RAPIST
Filmmaker Focus: Slamdance hit MEET MY RAPIST

Filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler had a hit out at Slamdance earlier this year with her dark comedy MEET MY RAPIST. SCREEN's Mike McNamara met up with ...

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