This week, USA managing director Ann Alexander talks about John Turturro, Ed Harris and other luminaries who will visit Dallas this week to show films at the festival.
Archive: 'The Big Screen'
A documentary about the club premieres Saturday during the Dallas International Film Festival. And this week, we’re joined by its co-directors, Michael Cain and Miles Hargrove.
Longtime Rangers fans might remember pitcher Dock Ellis’ brief stint with the team in the late 1970s. It was toward the end of a turbulent but brilliant career that’s revisited in No-No: A Dockumentary, a new doc playing at the Dallas International Film Festival.
Short films are a staple of film festivals. Ahead of next week’s Dallas International Film Festival, we talk about the form and why shorts are so important for the people who make them.
The documentary Big Men focuses on Dallas-based Kosmos Energy’s efforts to discover oil in Ghana and the risk-reward involved in the venture. This week, we talk to one of the Kosmos executives featured prominently in the film to see what it’s like to negotiate a multi-billion dollar deal while the cameras are rolling.
We devote this week’s show to two Texans who represented well at SXSW – Richardson native David Gordon Green and Austin’s Richard Linklater. Here’s our look at their new films, Joe and Boyhood, respectively, as well as highlights from our conversation with each director.
Next Friday, native Texan Wes Anderson releases his new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. To mark the occasion, our Big Screen team returns to 1996 for a look at Anderson’s first movie, Bottle Rocket, which he made in Dallas.
Tonight, the 9th Annual Women in Film Showcase will be screened at the Studio Movie Grill in on Northwest Highway in Dallas. This week, our Big Screen team talks to the president of Women in Film Dallas about the event and about the strides women are making in the industry.
Texas Black Film Festival director David Small tells us that people unfamiliar with the event might be surprised by the ground it covers.
This week, Thin Line director Joshua Butler joins us for a preview of the event and to discuss just what makes a documentary a documentary.