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Fri
23
Nov
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2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards

 

Our name is Indiezone, so it should come as no surprise that we LOVE the IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards.  Selected by a host of distinguished juries and presented in the greatest city in the world (we SAID we were biased) and the heart of independent filmmaking New York City, we believe it is the perfect way to kick off award season. 

 

Sat
17
Nov
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Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You

Article by Christie McDonald

Fri
02
Nov
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Greta Gerwig and Mickey Sumner of "Frances Ha" at the 50th New York Film Festival

Greta Gerwig and Mickey Sumner of "Frances Ha" at the 50th New York Film Festival.

 

 

Frances Ha, a film written and starring Greta Gerwig, is receiving quite a buzz with it's black and white backdrop and effortless style. Gerwig and director Noah Baumbach have now collaborated on several projects together, all receiving high critical acclaim.  Greta Gerwig and co-star Mickey Sumner sit down at the New York Film Festival to answer audience questions about the making of this unique film. 

 

 

 

 

Thu
01
Nov
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Robert Zemeckis, Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, John Goodman and the cast of 'Flight' at the 50th New York Film Festival

Robert Zemeckis, Denzel Washington, and the cast of 'Flight' at the 50th New York Film Festival

 

Robert Zemeckis - director of Cast Away, Forrest Gump, and so so many more - has outdone himself with his latest film Flight, released nationwide November 2nd. Not only is the film starring Denzel Washington projected to be a box office hit, but it has wowed the New York Film Festival committee so much that it was chosen as the highlight for their closing night event.  

 

Thu
01
Nov
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Robert Zemeckis at the 50th New York Film Festival

Robert Zemeckis director of "Flight" speaks at the HBO Directors Dialogues during the 50th New York Film Festival.

 

Wed
31
Oct
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Sandra Cisneros at the Library of Congress National Book Festival

Sandra Cisneros, author of Have You Seen Marie?, discusses growing up with 6 brothers, her upcoming journey, dealing with grief, and why she classifies her latest work as an 'illustrated fable for adults'

 

Sandra Cisneros has lived an eclectic life working as a counselor to high school dropout, an instructor of creative writing, college recruiter, arts administrator, and visiting writer at several universities. Her writing accumulation is equally eclectic and includes two novels, two poetry collections, and one short story collection. She sat down with Indiezone.tv's Christie McDonald at the Library of Congress National Bookfest to discuss her latest work, Have You Seen Marie?, which is described as a richly illustrated fable for adults. 

Wed
31
Oct
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R.L. Stine at the Library of Congress National Book Festival

R.L. Stine on the D.C Bookfest, getting mobbed, turning scary, and his newest adult novel, Red Rain. 
 

R.L. Stine, best known for his Goosebumps series, is one of the most beloved children's authors of all time; ironic since he spends most of his time trying to scare the pants off of young kids!  Stine has sold more than 350 million books and been translated to over 32 languages. He sat down with Indiezone.tv's Christie McDonald to discuss the National Bookfest, being mobbed by the media, why it took him so long to turn scary, a possible second autobiography, and his newest adult novel Red Rain

Wed
31
Oct
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National Student Poets at Library of Congress Book Festival

Meet the 2012 National Student Poets: Lylla Younes, Claire Lee, Luisa Banchoff, Natalie Richardson, and Miles Hewitt; they're great we promise!

Wed
31
Oct
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Eloisa James at the Library of Congress National Book Festival

Eloisa James is a Fordham Shakespearean professor by day, romance novelist by night. Her novels have been published to great acclaim and have constantly secured a spot on the New York Times Bestseller List. In her interview with Indiezone.tv's Christie McDonald at the Library of Congress National Bookfest, James discusses her newest novel,  the word "ugly", tenure, her double life, the stigma behind the romance genre, and the National Bookfest itself.  "The Ugly Duchess" is the latest  in a series of fairy-tale inspired romance books, and in her most recent work James is particularly interested in exploring the harmful connotation associated with the word 'ugly'. 

 

Wed
31
Oct
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Ed Young at the Library of Congress National Book Festival

Ed Young has illustrated more than 80 books for children.  Among his many cherished works of art are the Caldecott Medal-winning Lon Po Po and the New York Time best-seller Wabi Sabi.  He has also written and illustrated a few of his own, including The House Baba Built.  His newest work is Nighttime Ninja. 
 
Young spares some time at the Library of Congress National Bookfest to sit down with Indiezone.tv's Christie McDonald.  They discuss the premise behind his latest work, his love of ninjas, illustrating for children, and the intricate art of Thai Chi. A wonderful man with a childlike joy for what he does, Ed Young has gained some new fans from this bunch! 
 
 
 

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