On February 17th, 2019, Cinema Club screened BIRDS OF PASSAGE, courtesy of The Orchard. After the screening, we spoke with director Cristina Gallegos and co-writer Maria Arias about their research into Wayuu traditions and their bold vision for a drug war movie that poetically elides the sensationalism inherent to the genre.
On January 20th, 2019, Cinema Club screened ARCTIC, courtesy of Bleecker Street and Obscured Pictures. After the screening, we spoke with director Joe Penna about his journey from guitar-wielding YouTube phenomenon to feature film director.
On November 18th, 2018, Cinema Club screened STYX, courtesy of Film Movement. After the screening, we spoke with cinematographer Benedict Neuenfels about the difficulty of shooting an entire feature film on the open sea.
On October 21st, 2018, Cinema Club screened PROSPECT, courtesy of Gunpowder & Sky. After the screening, we spoke with directors Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell about realizing their celebrated sci-fi universe on a limited budget.
On July 15th, 2018, Cinema Club screened WE THE ANIMALS, courtesy of The Orchard. Graphic designer Dorian West joined us for a Q&A and VFX demonstration, revealing his process for creating dozens of effects shots for the film.
On June 17th, 2018, Cinema Club screened CUSTODY, courtesy of Kino Lorber. Director Xavier Legrand was unable to join us via phone for a Q&A but fielded our questions via email in advance, facilitating a rich audience discussion after the screening.
On May 20th, 2018, Cinema Club screened AMERICAN ANIMALS, courtesy of The Orchard. Our robust Q&A included discussions with director Bart Layton, cinematographer Ole Birkeland and producer Dimitri Doganis.