Dallas International Film Festival Director James Faust

Time to go big. If you are anywhere near the mammoth state of Texas this week, we’re guessing you’ll be heading over to the Dallas International Film Festival April 12-22. Before the Opening Night festivities kick off, DIFF Artistic Director James Faust sits down with SCREEN’s Mike McNamara to chat about the lineup for this year, the copious amounts of star power (hint, hint, there will be several Oscar nominees in the mix) and last but not least, what turns James on in cinema these days...

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