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Ep 743: Lucia Small Remembered (1963-2022)

This special episode is a compilation of appearances by the recently deceased documentary filmmaker Lucia Small ("My Father, The Genius", "One Cut, One Life") who passed away at 59 of pancreatic cancer. She was a very special person and will be missed.

Ep 742: Jason Schwartzman & Lili Taylor • Tim Sutton

Tim Sutton ("Memphis") returns to discuss his latest feature film about an emotionally embattled rock star played by Colson Baker aka Machine Gun Kelly. Also actors Jason Schwartzman and Lili Taylor star in Andrew Bujalski's latest film, "There There". Both films open Friday, November 11th.

Ep 741: Simon Callow • Leland Sklar & Denny Tedesco

British actor Simon Callow ("Four Weddings & A Funeral", "Shakespeare in Love") is in a new heist rom com called "The Pay Day". Also, a new documentary about a group of L.A. session musicians, "Immediate Family" will screen at DOC NYC. Director Denny Tedesco & bassist Leland Sklar are guests.

Ep 740: Molly Haskell • Andy Ostroy

The feminist film critic Molly Haskell discusses her participation in TCM's second season of "Reframed" beginning November 4th; also Andy Ostroy returns to discuss his new podcast "The Back Room" which you can find on you preferred podcast app.

Ep 739: Sacha Jenkins • Kathlyn Horan

Two music documentary filmmakers on this episode. Kathlyn Horan has made the film "The Return of Tanya Tucker - Featuring Brandi Carlile" which is currently in theaters. And Sacha Jenkins has directed the film "Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues" which is currently streaming on Apple TV+.

Ep 738: Larry Kardish • Ricki Stern

Legendary film curator Larry Kardish makes his first appearance on Filmwax to discuss the upcoming FilmColumbia festival that he co-founded. Also, the award-winning documentary filmmaker Rick Stern returns with a new film called "A Radical Life" which is currently streaming on Discovery+.

Ep 737: John Gallagher, Alison Pill & Peter Hedges • Phil Bertelsen

Documentary filmmaker Phil Bertelsman discusses his new film "The Picture Taker" about Ernest Withers, a civil rights photographer turned FBI informant. Opens at BAM in Brooklyn Friday, October 14th. Also, some of the team behind the new dramatic narrative film, "The Same Storm" including writer/director Peter Hedges and actors Alison Pill and Jphn Gallagher, Jr. That film opens at the Quad...

Ep 736: Ondi Timoner • Ana Lily Amirpour

07:15Jump to Ondi Timoner segment 30:19Jump to Ana Lily Amirpour segment Ondi Timoner (“We Live in Public”) returns to Filmwax for her second visit to talk about her latest documentary, a highly personal film to say the least, called “Last Flight Home”. Behind a white picket fence, on an unremarkable suburban street, we discover Eli Timoner, who founded Air Florida, the...

Ep 734: Joe Berlinger • Meira Blaustein

The Woodstock Film Festival will be presenting a 30th anniversary screening of the seminal documentary "Brothers Keeper" co-directed by Joe Berlinger. He's on the podcast to discuss. Also, co0founder and Executive Director of the festival, Meira Blaustein, makes her return.

Ep 733: Abigail Disney & Kathleen Hughes • Pat McGee

The documentary team of Abigail Disney and Kathleen Hughes have made a film about the dramatic economic disparity in this country called "The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales"; also, Pat McGee with his documentary "From the Hood to the Holler" which follows Kentucky candidate Charlie Booker. Both films open Friday, September 16th.

Ep 732: Mathieu Amalric • Kevin Shaw

The French actor and filmmaker Mathieu Amalric ("The Diving Bell & The Butterfly") has a new dramatic feature opening Friday, September 9th called "Hold Me Tight". Also, documentary filmmaker Kevin Shaw discusses his new film "Let the Little Light Shine".

Ep 731: Drea de Matteo • Tommy Walker & Ross Hockrow

Actor Drea de Matteo ("The Sopranos") is in a new action thriller called "One Way" which opens Friday, September 2. Also, the co-directprs of the documentary "Kaepernick & America" which premieres on demand & streaming platforms on Friday, September 2.

Ep 730: William Fitzsimmons Uncovered!

The singer songwriter William Fitzsimmons is a unique artist who is also one of the hardest working and most prolific journeymen around these days. And he's back on the podcast!

Ep 729: James Ponsoldt • Cherien Dabis

James Ponsoldt ("The Spectacular Npw") returns to discuss his new film "Summering" which opens Friday, August 12th. Also director Cherien Dabis discusses her various projects including directed episodes of "Only Murders In the Building" for Hulu.