First Run Features

Ep 311: Michael Beach Nichols & Christopher K. Walker • Stanley Nelson • Oren Moverman

Guests on this episode include the co-directors of the new documentary “Welcome to Leith” (First Run Features, 2015). White supremacist Craig Cobb tries to take over a small town in North Dakota. As his behavior becomes more threatening, residents wrestle with democratic principles as they try to get rid of their unwanted neighbor. Filmmakers Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K...

Ep 287: Desiree Akhavan

Guests on this episode include "Antarctic Edge:70° South" director Dena Seidel; Lisa Durden of the National Black Programming Consortium & filmmaker Carol Bash with her film "Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band"; and "Appropriate Behavior" director Desiree Akhavan from London.

Ep 228: Eric Kohn • Ted Hope

Guests include indieWire's chief film critic & senior editor, Eric Kohn; Fandor CEO Ted Hope discussing new initiatives at the company; and Amy Browne & Jeremy Kaplan —two of the four filmmakers— behind the new documentary, "A Will For The Woods", which opens theatrically in NYC on 8/15.