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Oscar Ignacio Jiménez - The Killing of Two Lovers

Oscar Ignacio Jiménez - The Killing of Two Lovers

August 13, 2022
Award-winning cinematographer Oscar Ignacio Jiménez discusses shooting his first film that was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award: “The Killing of Two Lovers,” available to stream now on Hulu. “The Killing of Two Lovers” stars Clayne Crawford, Sepideh Moafi, and Chris Coy.
 
Oscar Ignacio Jiménez is a first-generation Mexican American raised in the hybrid landscape of rural and urban southern New Jersey. His work has been screened at various film festivals, including Sundance Film Festival, garnering a 2019 Jury Prize for The Minors. Recipient of the 2019 American Society of Cinematographers Student Heritage Award as an undergraduate at Brigham Young University for Gather. His debut feature film, The Killing of Two Lovers, premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, garnering both critical and audience praise – including a 2021 Independent Spirit Award Nomination. Narratives that draw his style center on the human experience, demanding visceral and textured images full of feeling.
Anna Gutto - Paradise Highway

Anna Gutto - Paradise Highway

August 6, 2022

Award-winning Director-Writer Anna Gutto sits down with Jan Price to discuss her new thriller starring Juliette Binoche, Frank Grillo, and Morgan Freeman - “Paradise Highway,” which is currently available to watch in theaters and streaming on-demand digitally. “Paradise Highway” will be coming to Blue Ray and DVD on September 6th!

Academy Award® winners Juliette Binoche and Morgan Freeman lead this riveting thriller set in the trucking industry and its seamy underbelly of human trafficking. To save the life of her brother (Frank Grillo), Sally (Binoche), a truck driver, reluctantly agrees to smuggle illicit cargo: a girl named Leila (Hala Finley). As Sally and Leila begin a danger-fraught journey across state lines, a dogged FBI operative (Freeman) sets out on their trail, determined to do whatever it takes to terminate a human-trafficking operation — and bring Sally and Leila to safety.’

George Stevens Jr. - My Place in the Sun

George Stevens Jr. - My Place in the Sun

July 30, 2022
Oscar, Emmy, Peabody, Writer Guild Award-winning Producer, Director, Writer, Playwright, and Author George Stevens Jr. sits down with Jan Price to discuss his new autobiography, “My Place in the Sun,” available to purchase through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshop, and Indiebound!
 
The son of a celebrated Hollywood director emerges from his father's shadow to claim his own place as a visionary force in American culture. George Stevens, Jr. tells an intimate and moving tale of his relationship with his Oscar-winning father and his own distinguished career in Hollywood and Washington. Fascinating people, priceless stories, and a behind-the-scenes view of some of America's major cultural and political events grace this riveting memoir.
 
In My Place in the Sun, George Stevens, Jr. shares his lifelong passion for advancing the art of American film, enlightening audiences, and shining a spotlight on notable figures who inspire us. He provides an insightful look at Hollywood's Golden Age and an insider's account of Washington spanning six decades, bringing to life a sparkling era of American history and culture.
Lisa Hepner - The Human Trial

Lisa Hepner - The Human Trial

July 23, 2022

Director, Writer, and Producer Lisa Hepner sits down with Jan Price to discuss her new documentary, "The Human Trial," – streaming online and playing in select theaters!

In 2011, Lisa Hepner and her husband Guy Mossman heard about a radical stem cell treatment for diabetes, a disease that shockingly kills more than five million people each year. Driven by a desire to cure Lisa of her own type 1 diabetes (T1D), the filmmakers were given unprecedented, real-time access to a clinical trial -- only the sixth-ever embryonic stem cell trial in the world. What follows is an intimate journey with the patients and scientists who put themselves on the line to be first.

Lori Miller - Living Wine

Lori Miller - Living Wine

July 16, 2022

Director Lori Miller sits down with Jan Price to discuss her new documentary, "Living Wine!"

"Living Wine" follows the journeys of natural winemakers in Northern California during the largest wildfire season on record. Equal parts farmer, winemaker, and artist, these winemakers stay true to their ideals of creating exceptional wines made through innovative sustainable, regenerative farming without chemical additives. Eschewing the corporate wine industry's industrial and agricultural practices, these winemakers are healing the environment they are surviving, i.e., a changing climate marked by rising temperatures, shorter growing seasons, and more frequent and virulent wildfires.

Encore! Spencer Proffer - The Day The Music Died

Encore! Spencer Proffer - The Day The Music Died

July 9, 2022

Encore! Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker Spencer Proffer sits down with Jan Price to discuss his new documentary, "The Day The Music Died."

“The Day The Music Died: The Story Of Don Mclean's 'American Pie'" to premiere exclusively on Paramount+ July 19! Revealing Secrets Behind McLean’s Iconic Song, the Original Documentary Will Also Screen in Theaters Globally.

The Day The Music Died, the story of Don McLean’s American Pie, is a cinematic tour de force showcase of the Song of the century - an anthem for a generation. After 50 years and multitudes of fans around the world wanting to know what the lyrics and meanings behind the song are, our film has McLean powerfully reveal and share the secrets behind his iconic song 'American Pie', one of the great musical touchstones of the 20th century.

Kimberly Truhler - GlamAmor.com

Kimberly Truhler - GlamAmor.com

July 2, 2022

New for you - Saturday! Film and fashion historian Kimberly Truhler sits down with Jan Price to discuss her fascinating career!

You can follow Kimberly on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GlamAmor You can also find Kimberly on YouTube at GlamAmorTV.com

Film and fashion historian Kimberly Truhler has spent more than 25 years researching Hollywood history, ten years curating vintage clothing, and years working in LA's Fashion District. In 2009, she founded GlamAmor.com. She has written hundreds of articles on iconic costume design and its influence on fashion. She has taught the History of Fashion in Film as an Adjunct Professor at Woodbury University, host of multiple screening series for the American Cinematheque, guest speaker for museums and other cultural institutions, and producer of more than 20 events online. Due to her knowledge and experience, Truhler has been a respected expert for organizations such as Turner Classic Movies (TCM), National Film Registry, Christie's auction house, Elle magazine, and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). In 2019, she appeared in all four parts of CNN's docu-series American Style. Truhler published her first book, Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s, in 2021 and is a contributor to the upcoming Encyclopedia of Film and Television Costume Design. She's currently appearing as an expert in the Follow the Thread series on TCM and hosting the online series History of Fashion in Film 1920s-1980s.

Spencer Proffer - The Day The Music Died

Spencer Proffer - The Day The Music Died

June 25, 2022

Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker Spencer Proffer sits down with Jan Price to discuss his new documentary, "The Day The Music Died" premiering July 19th on Paramount+!

The Day The Music Died, the story of Don McLean’s American Pie, is a cinematic tour de force showcase of the Song of the century - an anthem for a generation. After 50 years and multitudes of fans around the world wanting to know what the lyrics and meanings behind the song are, our film has McLean powerfully reveal and share the secrets behind his iconic song 'American Pie', one of the great musical touchstones of the 20th century.

Leah Warshawski - Big Sonia

Leah Warshawski - Big Sonia

June 18, 2022

Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Leah Warshawski sits down with Jan Price to discuss her documentary, “Big Sonia” currently streaming on PBS! In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski – great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor - runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than thirty years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, BIG SONIA also offers a laugh-out-loud and funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and the power of truth - telling to heal us all.

Jonathan Keijser - Peace by Chocolate

Jonathan Keijser - Peace by Chocolate

June 11, 2022

Writer & Director Jonathan Keijser sits down with Jan Price to discuss his new film, “Peace by Chocolate” available to stream on Apple TV!

After the bombing of his father's chocolate factory, a charming young Syrian refugee struggles to settle into his new Canadian small-town life, caught between following his dream to become a doctor and preserving his family's chocolate-making legacy. Based on the internationally recognized true story.

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