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Back in January, we couldn’t catch up with Shane Carruth for our Sundance 2013 interviews (we tried!) to learn about his sophomore effort, Upstream Color. Now that Carruth has launched his self-distribution of Upstream Color in theatres with digital streaming and downloads coming on May 7, 2013, the writer-producer-director-actor-editor-cinematographer-camera operator-composer opened up a little bit about his film in a Q&A with Film Society of Lincoln Center as part of its New Directors/New Films series. More »

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I remember reading in the book My First Movie: Twenty Celebrated Directors Talk about Their First Film how Joel and Ethan Coen had raised most of the financing for their first film, Blood Simple, from dentists. The Coen brothers aren’t known for doing a ton of press interviews, so that was a rare treat — as is this hour-long interview from the brand new Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at Lincoln Center. Here, the Coens talk with writer/director Noah Baumbach (auetur of one of my favorite Brooklyn-set films, The Squid and the Whale) about the opening scenes of their films. More »