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Caption: Shane Carruth, San Francisco, CA 2/16/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Shane Carruth talks the illusion of free will, the synchronicity of Thoreau, and his almost collaboration with Rian Johnson on LOOPER.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2013
  • Length: 20:39
Caption: Max Theriot, San Francisco, CA 4/5/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Max Theriot talks breathing right, staying gold, and giving it his all.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 13:42
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Danny Boyle talks meeting royalty, seducing the audience, and training Rosario Dawson’s voice.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2013
  • Length: 12:00
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Matteo Garrone talks materialism, capitalism, and why he cast someone serving a life sentence as his star.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2013
  • Length: 11:33
Caption: Adam Leon, San Francisco, CA 4/20/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Adam Leon talks anxiety attacks, passing the smell test, and taking what New York threw at him.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2013
  • Length: 14:44
Caption: Walter Salles, San Francisco, CA 12/8/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Walter Salles talks searching for freedom, finding the story behind the book, and bicycling with Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:56
Caption: Juan Diego Solanas, San Francisco, CA 3/6/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Juan Diego Solanas talks the power of metaphor, the advantage of being naïve, and shooting with soul.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:32
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Sister Rosetta Tharpe became the first superstar of gospel music and was an early influence on Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, and ...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Alice Englert and Alden Eherenreich, San Francisco, CA 1/28/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Co-stars Alice Englert and Alden Ehernreich talk the pitfalls of fanaticism, the subtleties of accent, and subverting the cliché.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 10:50
Caption: Jefferson Pinder, Invisible Man, Credit: Jefferson Pinder
In Chicago, Cathy meets video performance artist Jefferson Pinder to learn about how his fascination with Houdini and street theater led to his liv...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 15:23
Caption: Ira Kip
In Brooklyn, theater director Ira Kip talks to Cathy Byrd about her new play "She'Baltimore" and the raw space between medical politics and domesti...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 15:58
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Imogen Poots talks emotion, precision, and surrendering to the moment.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 10:25
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Josh Radnor on ivory towers, feeling 19, and being defiantly non-cynical.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 12:27
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Rian Johnson talks whimsy, unintended consequences, and the illusion of quick fixes.

  • Added: Sep 23, 2012
  • Length: 11:47
Caption: Robert Lorenz, San Francisco, CA    9/7/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Debut director Robert Lorenz talks baseball, nostalgia, keeping it simple.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 12:00
Caption: Zach Booth & Ira Sachs, San Francisco, CA 6/21/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Director/co-director Ira Sachs and co-star Zach Booth talk using Dogme 95 as inspiration, feeling like an outsider, and why it's best to get the se...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2012
  • Length: 11:07
Caption: Joel Edgerton, Peter Hedges, San Francisco, CA  8/2/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director Peter Hedges and co-star Joel Edgerton talk why pencils matter, the importance of death to life, and the magic in the ordinary.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 11:51
Caption: William Friedkin, San Francisco, CA 7/11/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
William Friedkin talks sex, violence, and why he's happy to have gotten an NC-17 for KILLER JOE.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 17:52
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Actor Cillian Murphy and writer/director Rodrigo Cortes talk paradigms, perceptions, and the pleasures of being fooled.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 13:09
Caption: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, San Francisco, CA 7/23/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris talk finding the right tone, the terror of the blank page, and the synchronicity of cities.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 10:13
Caption: Benh Zeitlin, San Francisco, CA 6/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Benh Zeitlin talks life, death, and ulterior motives.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2012
  • Length: 12:45
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Daryl Wein talks by phone about silence, silliness, and being an authentic mess.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 15:22
Caption: Colin Trevorrow, San Francisco, CA 6/7/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Colin Trevorrow talks respecting legacies, celebrating oddballs, and the best day of his life.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2012
  • Length: 10:12
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Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling talk metonymy, subversion, and embracing the apocalypse.

  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 13:24
Caption: Austin Vickers, San Francisco, CA 4/13/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Austin Vickers talks attitude, imagination, and particle physics.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 19:11