The Most Fearless, interview with director Heather Kessinger

The Most Fearless

Director Heather Kessinger called us about the Kickstarter she had going to fund the completion of her documentary.  Since then it was successfully funded, so we can all look forward to seeing this amazing film. About the Most Fearless:  “In Bangladesh, 80% of the population lives on less than $2 per day, approximately half the children are stunted from malnutrition- […]

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We’re Not Broke, interview with director Karin Hayes

We're Not Broke Film Still

A thought provoking documentary from the Sonoma International Film Festival was “We’re Not Broke.”  We had director/producer Karin Hayes call in to talk about the film with us.  Melissa was out, so SIFF representative, Steve Martindale sat in as Cat’s cohost. About We’re Not Broke: “WE’RE NOT BROKE is the story of how U.S. corporations have been able to hide […]

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My Amityville Horror, interview with filmmaker Eric C Walter

I’ve always been obsessed with the Amityville storyline.  So when I saw a blurb in Entertainment Weekly about a new documentary from Eric Walter called, My Amityville Horror, I had to have him on air to talk about his film.  He is the writer/director, and his subject matter was Daniel Lutz, the young boy who lived the horror story in […]

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Living on One, Interview with filmmakers Zach Ingrasci & Chris Temple

Living on One Dollar is an outstanding documentary short which played at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  It’s turned into a charity to boot.  Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci are two amazing young filmmakers and they called in to not only discuss the film, but their experience in making it. About Living on One Dollar: “The film follows the story […]

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Terms & Conditions May Apply, interview with director Cullen Hoback

Terms & Conditions May Apply

Terms & Conditions May Apply was an eye opening documentary shown at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  Director Cullen Hoback called in to tell us all about the film and his experience at the festival. About Terms & Conditions: “A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be […]

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Unforgettable Fire, interview with director Michelle Regina

Director Michelle Regina of Unforgettable Fire, the story of a U2 tribute band, called in to talk about her documentary that was to show at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  I had the pleasure of seeing two versions of the film: director’s cut, and edited after not getting music rights.  Both versions were excellent!  I also got to see the […]

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Village Music, interview with filmmaker Monroe Grisman

Village Music

Another music documentary at the Sonoma International Film Festival was Village Music, the Last of the Great Record Stores.  Melissa interviewed Monroe Grisman about his film. About Village Music: “A compelling music documentary about a man and a record store that changed a community and became an American musical treasure.” I couldn’t find an official website, but discovered they funded […]

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The Cover Story, interview with filmmaker Eric Christensen

The Cover Story

Melissa interviewed Eric Christensen about his documentary, “The Cover Story: Album Art.”  Album art is quickly becoming a dinasaur, and this wonderful movie explores the art and the artists.  The film was shown at the Sonoma International Film Festival. About The Cover Story: “The untold stories behind some of the classic covers of the vinyl era.” Learn more about the […]

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Right There, interview with filmmaker Florence Buchanan

Right There

A really powerful short film, Right There interviews the children of a school near Ground Zero, 10 years after the 9/11 tragedy.  Florence Buchanan called in to tell us all about the film, which includes her daughter amongst the interviewees. About Right There: “On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a group of teenagers came back to PS 234, their old […]

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Creativity, interview with filmmaker Tim Wetzel

In studio, we had local Tim Wetzel come in to discuss the 2 shorts he had screening at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  He is the creator of Creativity: The Artist, and Creativity: Furnace, both films about local Sonoma artists.  The artists include Elizabeth Dekker and Alex Leader.  Steve Martindale from SIFF sat in with me to interview the filmmaker. […]

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