K-Noir, Stateside: The Cast and Filmmaker Discuss Hide and Seek

By Ali and Amir Moosavi. One of the issues for young directors is that everything is computer based and [they] are brilliant in creating a short film and doing the CG and the graphics and the editing themselves…like an all-hands-on-deck kind of filmmaker. But what is lost is clarity in […]

“The Selling of a Dream”: Evan Jackson Leong on Snakehead

By Theresa Rodewald. The American Dream is this thing that we sell, that our culture sells. We’ve been selling it for decades now, it’s a propaganda tool, a myth. I wanted to dispel that myth by making sure that our character is not here for the American Dream.” Snakehead is […]

Becoming Cousteau: An Interview with Liz Garbus

By Kate Hearst. It was a combination of being true to the early films that he shot but also my voice as a filmmaker trying to express to a modern audience how unusual and incredibly dynamic these images were.” Two-time Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus is not one to shy […]