Montana Wojczuk chats with Robert Persons about his poetic new film General Orders No. 9, cartography, and Southern melancholia.
Montana Wojczuck returns with an investigation—nay, exploration—of German wild man Werner Herzog’s latest film, Cave of Forgotten Dreams.
Certified Copy, the new film from Abbas Kiarostami, is now playing at the IFC Film Center in New York. BOMBlog’s In Sight columnist Montana Wojczuk sat down with Juliette Binoche as part of a roundtable interview.
From Gasland to Afghanistan, and everywhere in between. Montana Wojczuk on the evolving narratives and increasing force of documentary film.
Samuel Maoz made Lebanon to make sense of his own experiences as a soldier in the Lebanese war of the 1980s. Montana Wojczuk assesses the film and addresses the gestation period for clear narratives that deal with traumatic events in history.
Bahman Ghobadi’s film, No One Knows About Persian Cats, is a story about a struggling Iranian band whose members become unwitting political activists. He talks to Montana Wojczuk about the music scene and the difficulties of shooting a film in Tehran.
Urban legends never die. In Cristian Mungiu’s film Tales from the Golden Age, opening on Saturday as part of Lincoln Center’s Film Comment series, these legends often revolve, pardon the pun, around David and Goliath stories.
Filmmaker Lucretia Martel has often been compared to David Lynch, but where Lynch’s films give off the rank smell of a decaying swamp (with who knows what sunk to the bottom), Martel’s new film possesses the arid beauty of a bone left in the sun.
Ian Mackaye joins filmmakers Jem Cohen and John Cohen (no relation) onstage at IFC to talk about the intersections of punk and folk.
Montana Wojczuk tries to understand mumblecore and Laurel Nakadate’s new film Stay the Same, Never Change.
Montana Wojczuk interviews Wendy and Lucy author Jon Raymond.
Montana Wojczuk talks with Cary Fukunaga Writer/Director of Sin Nombre at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
Montana Wojczuk reports on the advance screening of WATCHMEN and photographer Clay Enos’ new book, WATCHMEN: Portraits.
Alicia Conway interviewed at the Sundance Film festival about her new film Rite.
Jean Bergeron’s film on M. C. Escher, Achever l’inachevable (Achieving the Unachievable), shown at the MUSE film festival.
Sundance’s 25th Awards Ceremony.
Montana Wojczuk reviews Cary Joji Fukunaga’s Sin Nombre.
Montana Wojczuk reports from the most popular screening at Sundance— Obama’s inauguration.
Montana Wojczuk reports on some of the energetic, stylish shorts of Sundance 2009.
Montana Wojczuk reviews the documentary William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe.
Montana Wojczuk’s first dispatch from the 25th Sundance Film Festival.