Blog – This Day in Indie History

  • All About My Mother

    Pedro Almodóvar’s Todo Sobre Mi Madre (All About My Mother) began shooting this day in 1999. Like his most recent film Volver...

  • Charlton Heston

    On this day in 1924, Charlton Heston was born in Evanston, Illinois. Known for such epic roles as Moses in The Ten...

  • The Maltese Falcon

    Based on Dashiel Hammett’s novel of the same name, the 1941 version of The Maltese Falcon premiered in New York City on...

  • Groucho Marx

    Groucho Marx, the prolific vaudeville comedian-turned-world-famous film star, was born Julius Henry Marx on this day in 1890. Marx’s particular fast-talking wit...

  • Boys Don’t Cry

    Kimberly Peirce’s directorial debut Boys Don’t Cry opened at the New York Film Festival this day in 1999. Based on the true...

  • Naomi Watts

    British actress Naomi Watts was born this day in 1968. After more than 10 years of steady but relatively unrecognized work, Watts...

  • Capote

    Capote, the movie that nabbed Philip Seymour Hoffman an Academy Award for Best Actor, was released today in 2005 at the New...

  • Capote

    Capote, the movie that nabbed Philip Seymour Hoffman an Academy Award for Best Actor, was released today in 2005 at the New...

  • The Squid and the Whale

    The title may make it sound like a kiddie movie, but The Squid and the Whale, which screened at the New York...

  • The Squid and the Whale

    The title may make it sound like a kiddie movie, but The Squid and the Whale, which screened at the New York...