INTERVIEW: Theodore Schaefer on “Giving Birth to a Butterfly”
After a decade of working his way up through the indie film ranks, writer-director-producer Theodore Schaefer at last sees the debut of his highly distinctive …
Six to Watch: “Mother!”
Mother’s Day is Sunday, which on Fandor means it’s a fine time to call home (cinematically speaking) and check in on Mom. This month’s 25-film “Mother!” collection honors the tradition even as it explores maternity in a myriad of sometimes unexpected or surprising guises. Here are six highlights to help you celebrate in unconventional style.
Six to Watch: “I Need Space”
All so aptly named, Fandor’s themed compendium “I Need Space” offers up 27 movies that unreel across the great outdoors—and, occasionally, outer space itself—in unforgettable locations all around the globe. To get your viewing started, Keyframe offers a thumbnail guide to six wildly distinct features.
Curator’s Pick: “The Brother from Another Planet”
Partisan agitprop around issues of immigration, race, and the ugly truths of America’s past are never not in the news or detonating social media these …
INTERVIEW: Alex Phillips on “All Jacked Up and Full of Worms”
Like some punk-rock answer to CRIMES OF THE FUTURE, the sex, drug and body horror revels of a back-alley cabal of hallucinogenic worm-eaters in ALL JACKED UP AND FULL OF WORMS conjure a bizarre underground culture literally exploding with transgressive hijinks. Keyframe recently met Phillips for a brief Zoom chat to get wormy and weird.
INTERVIEW: Shane Brady on “Breathing Happy”
BREATHING HAPPY writer-director-star spoke with Keyframe about the unusual way he financed his trippy Christmastime addiction drama, how he draws on intense physical trauma from his youth in creating Dylan’s story, and happy accidents.
INTERVIEW: Michael Tully on “Silver Jew” at 15
David Berman’s 2019 suicide left American music without one of its great depressive lyrical geniuses. The singer, songwriter, poet and academic was known as the …