Lisa Corrigan public
[search 0]

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
[7 mins. 48 secs.] Documentary filmmaker Nancy Buirski (“By Lumet”, “The Loving Story”) makes her 3rd appearance on the podcast to discuss her latest film, “A Crime on the Bayou“. Synopsis: the story of Gary Duncan, a Black teenager from Plaquemines Parish, a swampy strip of land south of New Orleans. In 1966, Duncan tries to break up an argument b…
 
[5 mins. 38 secs.] First time on the podcast, as part of Filmwax’s 2021 Tribeca Film Festival coverage, filmmaker Bo McGuire. Bo’s first feature length documentary, “Socks on Fire” won the Grand Jury Award at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival but finally gets a public screening this time around. In fact, “Socks on Fire” is the closing night film on…
 
[6 mins. 52 sec.] Iconic music artist Sergio Mendes is in the first segment. He’s the subject of a new documentary currently on PBS called “Sergio Mendes & Friends: A Celebration“. Join the Grammy Award-winning Brazilian musical artist for a celebration of his life and career. As relevant today as when he exploded on the scene with his group, Brasi…
 
[5 mins. 2 secs.] The author Noah Isenberg (“We’ll Always Have Casablanca”) returns with his latest book, “Billy Wilder on Assignment” (Princeton University Press). Before Billy Wilder became the screenwriter and director of iconic films like Sunset Boulevard and Some Like It Hot, he worked as a freelance reporter, first in Vienna and then in Weima…
 
[4 mins. 22 secs.] Introducing Ralph, the new spokes-bunny of the global campaign to ban animal testing for cosmetics. #SaveRalph​​ is a powerful stop-motion animation short film produced by Humane Society International, featuring an all-star multinational cast including Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, Pom Klementieff, Rodrigo…
 
[4 mins. 40 secs.] After a 75 year-old immigrant mother gets fired without cause from her lifelong job as a hotel housekeeper, her son takes her on a bucket-list adventure to reclaim her life. As she struggles to find work, he documents a journey that uncovers the economic insecurity shaping not only her future, but that of an entire generation. Th…
 
[5 mins. 8 secs.] Craig Zobel (“Compliance”, “The Hunt”) returns for his 3rd visit to the podcast. He’s directed the full 7 episode HBO Original Series “Mare of Easttown” of which 3 episodes have already posted/aired. As her life crumbles around her, a small-town Pennsylvania detective Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) investigates a local murder. The se…
 
[4 mins. 28 secs.] Filmwax friend David Schwartz returns to the podcast. David is the programmer for New York City’s Paris Theater. He also recently edited a book of interviews with the filmmaker David Cronenberg called “David Cronenberg Interviews” as part of a series of such books published by the University Press of Mississippi.The book is avail…
 
[4 mins. 15 secs.] The actor Kevin Corrigan (“Grounded For Life”, “The King of Staten Island”) makes his 4th appearance on Filmwax. This is his first time flying solo with me. He has championed many filmmakers and projects in the past, but this time we are just hanging out and chatting about things we love. Don’t miss this fun albeit long-winded co…
 
[4 mins. 25 secs] The Associate Director of the Atlanta Film Festival & Creative Conference, Cameron McAliister, makes his first appearance on the podcast. The 45th annual festival runs from Thursday, April 22nd through Sunday, May 2nd. There are 188 films (features and shorts) which will be screened at drive-ins and in socially distanced in-person…
 
[6 mins.] Author Glenn Frankel (“High Noon”, “The Searchers”) returns to the podcast with his latest book “Shooting Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021). Frankel’s book tells the story of a modern classic that, by all accounts, should never have become one in the firs…
 
[4 mins.] Singer songwriter Matthew Sweet (“Girlfriend”, “100% Fun”) visits the podcast for the first time to discuss his brand new album “Catspaw” which he recorded almost entirely on his own in the summer of 2019 in his Nebraska home with only the help of his drummer Ric Menck. On this great episode we discuss Matthew’s career and being creative …
 
[5 mins. 30 secs.] The SxSW audience award in the Documentary Spotlight category, “Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” is the subject of the first segment. I’m joined by the filmmakers Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler (“Disturbing the Universe”), along with the film’s central subject Jeffery Robinson. ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jeffery R…
 
[5 mins. 10 secs.] SxSW coverage continues with this episode. First up, the iconic actor Udo Kier (“Bacurau”, “Blood for Dracula”) finally does the podcast! He’s in the indie dramedy called “Swan Song” and is joined by his director, Todd Stephens (“Gypsy 83”, “Another Gay Movie”). An aging hairdresser (Kier) escapes his nursing home and embarks on …
 
[3 mins. 25 secs.] The director of the SxSW Film Festival and Filmwax friend, Janet Pierson, discusses this year’s festival, also known as SxSW Online. This year’s festival runs from 3/16—3/20 and includes 75 features, 57 world premieres, 3 international premieres, 4 North American premieres, 1 US premiere, 8 Texas premieres, 53 films from first ti…
 
[4 mins. 40 secs.] The documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Lo makes her first appearance on the podcast with a new film called “Stray”. The film explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three strays as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. “Stray” opens today, Friday, March 5th. Visit the …
 
[5 mins. 13 secs.] This episode is the 2nd of two parts regarding the web series “Group“. For Part 1, visit Episode 651. You don’t really know yourself until you look through someone else’s eyes. In a room with Dr. Ezra, eight New Yorkers explore hidden truths about their own intimacy, loneliness, sexuality, and fears. Inspired by Irvin Yalom’s nov…
 
[7 mins. 40 secs.] Making their first appearance on the podcast, filmmaker Shatara Michelle Ford with their new film “Test Pattern“. Part psychological horror, part realist drama, this exhilarating debut feature from Ford is set against the backdrop of national discussions around inequitable health care and policing, the #metoo movement, and race i…
 
[10 mins. 38 secs.] Filmmaker Azazel Jacobs (“The Lovers”, “Momma’s Man”) returns to Filmwax to discuss his latest feature, “French Exit” which includes amongst its all-star cast Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges, Danielle McDonald Tracy Letts, Isaach de Bankolé & Imogen Poots. A widowed New York socialite and her aimless son move to Paris after she …
 
[11 mins. 35 secs.] Tony Walker, one of the subjects of the UK documentary series, The Up Series, is the guest. The mastermind behind the series Michael Apted (“Gorillas in the Mist”, “Coal Miner’s Daughter”) recently died and Tony helps celebrate his life and career. The entire Up Series may be streamed from the Brit Box streaming platform. Follow…
 
[7 mins.] Tom Noonan is the writer/director and co-star of the play turned indie classic “What Happened Was…”. Actor Karen Sillas (“The Simple Truth”) was his co-star. Both Tom and Karen return to the podcast to discuss making this film and its new found life thanks to Oscilloscope which is re-releasing it in a new 4K restoration of the film in vir…
 
[4 mins. 28 secs.] Stanley Nelson makes his 4th visit on this episode with this episode. Stanley’s latest documentary, “Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy” is Netflix documentary and currently streaming on their platform. In the early 1980s, the crack epidemic tore through America’s inner cities like a tsunami, ravaging all in its wake. Decade…
 
[9 mins.] The team behind an outstanding new web series, “Group“, writer/director Alexis Lloyd and one of the executive producers, Jack Lechner (returning to the podcast for his second visit). “Group” follows eight New Yorkers who are exploring hidden truths about their own intimacy, loneliness, sexuality, and fears. The first season’s 7 episodes a…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login