Filmmaker Dan Mirvish (“Bernard & Huey”) returns to the show with his latest film, “18 1/2” which has its world premiere this weekend at the Woodstock Film Festival. In 1974, a White House transcriber is thrust into the Watergate scandal when she obtains the only copy of the infamous 18½ minute gap in Nixon’s tapes.The film stars Willa Fitzgeralrd, John Magaro, Vondie Curtis Hall, plus Filmwax friends Richard Kind and Lloyd Kaufman. Dan Mirvish is joined here by cast member Cathy Curtin, returning for her 2nd appearance on Filmwax, and writer/producer Daniel Moya.
Continuing our celebration of Filmwax Radio’s 10th Year Anniversary is Kenn Lowy, former owner of the Brooklyn Heights Cinema and Filmwax’s 4th guest ever. In this segment, Kenn —who lives is Switzerland— catches us up and joins me in a look back at Filmwax’s origins.