Frederick Wiseman's "In Jackson Heights" explores the intense cultural diversity of the Queens neighborhood. WSN spoke with Wiseman about gentrification robbing neighborhoods of local personality and his documentary style.
"Heart of a Dog" opens with a shot of director, artist and composer Laurie Anderson giving birth to her pet dog. Anderson sat down with WSN to discuss the Buddhist elements in the film and her favorite current musician.
NYU alum Jack Quaid makes his directorial debut at the New York City Independent Film Festival with "After Lilly." WSN spoke with Quaid about his time as a comedian Hammerkatz, his upcoming role on HBO's "VInyl" and N.Y. vs. L.A.
Colorful surrealist imagery does nothing in terms of the moralist plot for the film "The Forbidden Room." Daydreams, submarines and a child battalion make their way through Maddin's latest directorial venture.