Directing

  • Joy & Luck in Hollywood

    Success doesn’t exactly come easy to Ron Bass, but Bass, the co-writer and co-producer of The Joy Luck Club and Significant Other,...

  • McElwee’s March – Part 2

    Part 1 Ross McElwee spoke with Paula Hunt recently at the Vancouver film festival. Part One of this interview ran in our...

  • Visions From Down Under

    As anyone who has seen the movies of Kurosawa, Truffaut, or Bergman knows, great filmmakers tend to leave not only a personal...

  • Triumph and Tragedy

    In 1954 two exceptional films on organized labor were produced. Elia Kazan’s On The Waterfront worn innumerable awards and is often recognized...

  • Video Masturbation

    No, I’m not talking about the kind of self-abuse induced by Debbie Does Dallas. But video masturbation is an Old Testament-style waste...

  • That’s a Wrap

    Screenplay writing was by far the most popular subject among the participants. Judging from interviews and questions posed by audience members, there...

  • Sweet Little Films

    It’s hard for Zola Mumford to watch Hollywood movies. She says there’s very little in them that a young, woman of color...

  • Ross McElwee’s March

    Ross McElwee had been making his own brand of independent films for a number of years when Sherman’s March established him as...

  • High and Low

    As those of you who are hardcore cineastes probably know, "High and Low," the headline for this inaugural Freeze Frame, is also...

  • The Friend or Dafoe?

    Prior to Body of Evidence‘s theatrical release a rumor floated that if the film did not perform well, the producers had an...

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