Michael Stahl-David co-starred in last year’s SXSW Audience Award winner, The Light of the Moon, and returns to the film festival with the short film, We Win. Stahl-David took some time this week to speak to Solzy at the Movies about the film and how it came together. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Michael Stahl-David: Hi Solzy! Thanks for your interest! Things are good – can’t wait to…"SXSW 2018: Michael Stahl-David talks We Win"
Filmmaker Emma Seligman spoke to Solzy at the Movies ahead of the world premiere of her narrative short, Shiva Baby, premiering Shorts Program 2 at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. Emma, thanks for joining us today. How are things treating you? Emma Seligman: I’m great, thank you! I’m really excited to be here. Your thesis film, Shiva Baby, is premiering at the SXSW Film Festival. Can you talk about what a thrill it is to…"SXSW 2018: Emma Seligman talks Shiva Baby"
Documentary filmmaker Leah Galant joined Solzy at the Movies for an interview ahead of the world premiere of her new documentary short, Death Metal Grandma, at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Leah Galant: Really great! Trying to think positive warm Austin vibes as I brave this 12 inches snow storm in NY! Your new documentary short, Death Metal Grandma, premieres this…"SXSW 2018: Leah Galant talks Death Metal Grandma"
Jason Outenreath stopped by Solzy at the Movies for an interview to discuss his new film, They Live Here, Now, premiering at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival on March 11th. Jason, thanks for joining us today. How are things treating you? Jason Outenreath: Thanks for having me. With SXSW around the corner, things are going really well, thanks. You went to film school in Austin. How much of a thrill is it to be able…"SXSW 2018: Jason Outenreath talks They Live Here, Now"
Filmmaker Jenny Murray joined Solzy at the Movies over the phone this weekend to discuss her new film, ¡Las Sandinistas!, premiering at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival on March 12, 2018. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Jenny Murray: Things are going pretty good over here. I’m in Los Angeles and we’re having a nice day after a lot of rain. Where are you based? I am based…"SXSW 2018: Jenny Murray talks ¡Las Sandinistas!"
Performance artist Vivian Bang spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the weekend about White Rabbit, Sundance, and Asian-American representation in film. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Vivian Bang: You know it’s funny, after Sundance, anyone from the industry who saw White Rabbit keeps telling me that it’s a game changer for me, and although that’s very sweet, I think I already shifted my career when I…"Vivian Bang talks White Rabbit, Asian-American Representation"
Jonathan Mayo, an MLB.com draft and prospect expert, joined Solzy at the Movies for a phone interview last week to discuss Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel. The film will host its Chicago premiere during the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival on March 10, 2018 before additional screenings on March 18th. Jonathan, thanks for joining us today. How are things treating you? Jonathan Mayo: Things are good. Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel…"Jonathan Mayo talks Heading Home documentary"
Writer-actress-producer Nadia Jordan and actress Petra Bryant spoke with Solzy at the Movies ahead of this week’s release of For the Love of George. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Nadia Jordan: Thanks Danielle, life is good just gearing up for the release of the film so pretty busy at the moment. Petra Bryant: Thank you for having me. I am very well indeed (especially this week as I…"Nadia Jordan, Petra Bryant talk For the Love of George"
Director Rebekah Fortune spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the new film, Just Charlie, and explained why a cisgender actor was cast in the leading role rather than a transgender actor. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. Congrats on your newest film, Just Charlie. I’m a transgender woman and one of the few trans film critics—how important was it to make sure that the film depicted an authentic transgender experience? Rebekah Fortune: Just…"Rebekah Fortune talks Just Charlie"
In the aftermath of the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival, filmmaker Morrisa Maltz took some time to talk to Solzy at the Movies about her new film, Ingrid, which just premiered at the festival. Danielle Solzman: Thanks for joining us today. How are things treating you? Morrisa Maltz: Thanks Danielle! I’m great, mostly been catching up on sleep since I’ve been back from Park City which is a good thing 🙂 Danielle Solzman: You just got…"Slamdance 2018: Morrisa Maltz talks Ingrid"