“Colette” – Interview with Wash Westmoreland

by Sara Michelle Fetters - October 3rd, 2018 - Interviews

“[Colette] wasn’t about what society thought you were, she was about who she felt, who she knew, she was. She declared her voice loud and proud, and that’s why I think she’s an inspiration for today.”
– Wash Westmoreland

“[Colette] wasn’t about what society thought you were, she was about who she felt, who she knew, she was. She declared her voice loud and proud, and that’s why I think she’s an inspiration for today.”
– Wash Westmoreland

“Love, Gilda” – Interview with Lisa D’Apolito

by Sara Michelle Fetters - September 24th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I think Gilda brings back memories for people of where they were and what they wanted from life. It brings back a youth. People who know Gilda, love Gilda.”
– Lisa D’Apolito

“I think Gilda brings back memories for people of where they were and what they wanted from life. It brings back a youth. People who know Gilda, love Gilda.”
– Lisa D’Apolito

“Lizzie” – Interview with Chloë Sevigny

by Sara Michelle Fetters - September 20th, 2018 - Interviews

“I think it’s a beautiful story about women who are trapped and oppressed by men. Lizzie fights back against the status quo. She’s an outlaw.”
– Chloë Sevigny

“I think it’s a beautiful story about women who are trapped and oppressed by men. Lizzie fights back against the status quo. She’s an outlaw.”
– Chloë Sevigny

“Puzzle” – Interview with Marc Turtletaub

by Sara Michelle Fetters - August 25th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“We knew it was emotional and touching, that it was a great story about one woman’s journey to find herself, but we were surprised to see how people appreciated the humor. I just hope people enjoy the movie and take what they can from it.”
– Marc Turtletaub

“We knew it was emotional and touching, that it was a great story about one woman’s journey to find herself, but we were surprised to see how people appreciated the humor. I just hope people enjoy the movie and take what they can from it.”
– Marc Turtletaub

“Crazy Rich Asians” – Interview with Nico Santos

by Sara Michelle Fetters - August 22nd, 2018 - Interviews

“I’m speechless. I never thought I would have a career like this where I get to play complex, three-dimensional queer Asian characters. I always thought that when I got into this business that I would have to either butch it up, which listen, I cannot do, or like play silly sidekick roles, and the fact that I’m now portraying two really great queer Asian characters is mind-blowing to me.”
– Nico Santos

“I’m speechless. I never thought I would have a career like this where I get to play complex, three-dimensional queer Asian characters. I always thought that when I got into this business that I would have to either butch it up, which listen, I cannot do, or like play silly sidekick roles, and the fact that I’m now portraying two really great queer Asian characters is mind-blowing to me.”
– Nico Santos

“The Miseducation of Cameron Post” – Interview with Desiree Akhavan

by Sara Michelle Fetters - August 10th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I made this film to make people feel less alone. I’m not into propaganda filming. That’s not my thing.”
– Desiree Akhavan

“I made this film to make people feel less alone. I’m not into propaganda filming. That’s not my thing.”
– Desiree Akhavan

“Blindspotting” – Interview with Carlos López Estrada

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 27th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“Whether it’s race, whether it’s gentrification, whether it’s police brutality, we’re hoping that people are willing to listen and then talk amongst themselves. We’re not pretending to have any answers.”
– Carlos López Estrada

“Whether it’s race, whether it’s gentrification, whether it’s police brutality, we’re hoping that people are willing to listen and then talk amongst themselves. We’re not pretending to have any answers.”
– Carlos López Estrada

“Eighth Grade” – Interview with Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 26th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I haven’t worked on a project really where the message of it mattered so much to me. It felt like the message I wanted when I was in that time period. To get to do that for other people and even for myself? I loved that. Part of working on this was realizing that it’s chill to be who you are. It felt very good to say that.”
– Elsie Fisher

“I haven’t worked on a project really where the message of it mattered so much to me. It felt like the message I wanted when I was in that time period. To get to do that for other people and even for myself? I loved that. Part of working on this was realizing that it’s chill to be who you are. It felt very good to say that.”
– Elsie Fisher

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” – Interview with Morgan Neville

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 15th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I feel like there is no one out there speaking to the value of civility. Fred Rogers is that person. At a time when those basic ideas of the social compact of how we’re supposed to live together feel threatened, Fred is a vehicle to have this conversation around remembering that those underpinnings of civility and kindness are the things that will keep our society from falling apart.”
– Morgan Neville

“I feel like there is no one out there speaking to the value of civility. Fred Rogers is that person. At a time when those basic ideas of the social compact of how we’re supposed to live together feel threatened, Fred is a vehicle to have this conversation around remembering that those underpinnings of civility and kindness are the things that will keep our society from falling apart.”
– Morgan Neville

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