• Mary Gauthier and songwriting in the Age of Trump

    Mary Gauthier and songwriting in the Age of Trump

    Nashville songwriter Mary Gauthier talks about the reality of life under Trump.

  • Kyle Martin and Kris Avedisian Discuss Their Film Donald Cried

    Kyle Martin and Kris Avedisian Discuss Their Film Donald Cried

    Lily and Generoso Fierro interview Producer Kyle Martin and Director Kris Avedisian about their film, Donald Cried.

  • A Talk with David Akadjian

    A Talk with David Akadjian

    A chat with author David Akadjian on the election and the way forward.

  • Dash Shaw

    Dash Shaw

    Dash Shaw has been one of the most innovation cartoonists of the last decade. His new animated film, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, voiced by Reggie Watts, Lena Dunham, and Jason Schwartzman, was illustrated by hand over a six year period. Lily and Generoso Fierro sat down with Shaw at AFI Fest for an interview.

  • Sarah Adina Smith

    Sarah Adina Smith

    One of the biggest surprises of this year’s AFI Fest came with Buster’s Mal Heart, the impressive second feature by director Sarah Adina Smith that stars Rami Malek, Kate Lyn Sheil, and DJ Qualls. Generoso Fierro spoke at length with Smith about the film, its Y2K era setting, and the race and class discussions contained within.

  • Juho Kuosmanen and J.P. Passi

    Juho Kuosmanen and J.P. Passi

    Lily and Generoso Fierro were fortunate enough to speak with director Juho Kuosmanen and cinematographer J.P. Passi after the debut of their sweet and poignant new film, The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki, the true story of the famed Finnish boxer and his shot at becoming the 1962 World Featherweight Boxing Champion.

  • A Conversation with Ted Rall

    A Conversation with Ted Rall

    A look at the 2016 election and the path forward with political cartoonist Ted Rall.

  • Remembering WWI’s Bloodiest Battles

    Remembering WWI’s Bloodiest Battles

    In remembrance of Veterans’ Day and the centennial of World War I’s bloodiest year, the UCLA Film and Television Archive is screening a series of related films. Generoso and Lily Fierro speak to the series’ programmer about the lasting impact of war films.

  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul speaks with Lily and Generoso Fierro at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.

  • Matías Meyer

    Matías Meyer

    In a fascinating look at Mexican cinema and its culture, Generoso and Lily Fierro review Yo and speak with the film’s director, Matías Meyer, about his newest work and his diverse filmography.

  • Peter Asher

    Peter Asher

    He heard I Want to Hold Your Hand before George and Ringo did – and went on to become one of modern popular music’s genuine giants. Singer/guitarist/producer/manager Peter Asher discusses invading the States with Steve Stav.

  • Lloyd Cole

    Lloyd Cole

    The singer-songwriter discusses his latest album, Standards, and an upcoming Commotions retrospective with Steve Stav.

  • The Little Book of Revolution

    The Little Book of Revolution

    The Little Book of Revolution is truly an eye-opening read. James Mann chats with author David Akadjian.

  • Thomas Dolby

    Doomed lighthouses, flying saucers above British coastal villages, and a grandmother who prepared to poison the Nazis… Thomas Dolby discusses the many eye-opening aspects of his film, The Invisible Lighthouse – now the anchor of a unique concert/visuals tour of the U.S. – with Steve Stav.

  • Thomas Dolby

    Thomas Dolby

    Doomed lighthouses, flying saucers above British coastal villages, and a grandmother who prepared to poison the Nazis… Thomas Dolby discusses the many eye-opening aspects of his film, The Invisible Lighthouse – now the anchor of a unique concert/visuals tour of the U.S. – with Steve Stav.

  • Gary Weis

    Gary Weis

    Steve Stav interviews director Gary Weis about one of Saturday Night Live‘s most poignant moments, and discusses John Belushi, Brian Wilson, George Harrison, and The Rutles along the way.

  • Prince Rama

    Prince Rama

    Far from being overly-serious and wonkish, Matthew Moyer finds Taraka and Nimai Larson (Prince Rama) to be funny, sarcastic, and in possession of minds that race from one idea to the next.

  • Roger Hodgson

    Roger Hodgson

    Roger Hodgson may not be a household name, but you’re certainly familiar with his voice and his work. As the former Supertramp member makes his way across America, Bryan Tilford finds out where his distinctive voice has been hiding and what he plans to do with it.

  • An Interview with Drummer Paul Cook of Sex Pistols and Manraze

    An Interview with Drummer Paul Cook of Sex Pistols and Manraze

    Gail Worley talks with drummer Paul Cook of Sex Pistols and Manraze.

  • Meat Puppets

    Meat Puppets

    Charles D.J. Deppner talks with Curt Kirkwood about holding the strings of the Meat Puppets together with love, passion, fate, and sheer luck.

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