An Iranian film wanders in an allegorical desert
Unless he wishes to reside outside his native country or in a prison an Iranian filmmaker today must resort to allegory or metaphor.
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Lone Star soul
“I had no idea there were this many hardcore surf-stoked Texans,” said a bewildered Dana Brown while in Corpus Christi last week for the premier of his North Shore documentary, “High Water.” The acclaimed filmmaker was sitting at a table with Texas Gulf Surfing Association president Julie Doyle,…
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Edward Burns revisits his indie roots – with a modern twist – in his latest project, “Nice Guy Johnny.” The 42-year-old actor-filmmaker leaped onto the scene in 1995 with the Sundance Film Festival darling “The Brothers McMullen.” Fresh out of college, Burns said he used anything he could for free. …
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