film http://wfpl.org en Sights and Sounds: Once Again, 'Big Lebowski' Fans Celebrate the Cult Classic Film in Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/sights-and-sounds-once-again-big-lebowski-fans-celebrate-cult-classic-film-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dudes, Walters and more are gathered this weekend in Louisville &nbsp;for<a href="/post/lebowski-fest-rolls-louisville-tonight"> the </a></span><a href="/post/lebowski-fest-rolls-louisville-tonight">13<sup>th</sup></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="/post/lebowski-fest-rolls-louisville-tonight">&nbsp;Lebowski Fest,</a> which pays tribute to the cult-classic 1998 film "The Big Lebowski."</span></p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:14:11 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9757 at http://wfpl.org Sights and Sounds: Once Again, 'Big Lebowski' Fans Celebrate the Cult Classic Film in Louisville Sound on Film Podcast: Seth MacFarlane is Teaming Up With Patrick Stewart http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-seth-macfarlane-teaming-patrick-stewart <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Hello Brave Listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Robert Kahne 9475 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: Seth MacFarlane is Teaming Up With Patrick Stewart New Documentary on Artist Kehinde Wiley Coming to Louisville at 21c http://wfpl.org/post/new-documentary-artist-kehinde-wiley-coming-louisville-21c <p>Louisville native Jeff Dupre&nbsp;found his latest subject through his last - <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/21c-flyover-film-festival-screen-documentary-performance-artist-abramovic">while filming the documentary "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present,"</a>&nbsp;Abramovic's gallerist <a href="http://www.skny.com/">Sean Kelly</a> introduced the filmmaker to another of his clients, painter <a href="http://kehindewiley.com/">Kehinde Wiley</a>.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 9375 at http://wfpl.org New Documentary on Artist Kehinde Wiley Coming to Louisville at 21c Sound on Film Podcast: Ninja Turtles, Wes Anderson and 'Noah' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-ninja-turtles-wes-anderson-and-noah <p>On this episode, reviews of the latest from iconic directors Darren Aronofsky and Wes Anderson—“Noah” and The Grand Budapest Hotel."</p><p class="c0 c1"><span class="c6 c3">But first, it's news from around the filmosphere, with news about the Michael Bay reboot of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” the newest big screen iteration of “The Jungle Book,” and Aaron McGruder’s exit from “The Boondocks.”</span></p><p class="c0 c1"><span class="c6 c3">Robert Kahne welcomes new guest host Pam Newman, as I continue work abroad.</span></p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:58:15 +0000 Chris Ritter 9130 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: Ninja Turtles, Wes Anderson and 'Noah' Louisville Film Society Moves to Portland Neighborhood http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-film-society-moves-portland-neighborhood <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The latest artistic endeavor to pack up and move to Portland is the Louisville Film Society, which will soon occupy a 32,000-square foot building on Lytle Street (at </span>15th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street) in the historic neighborhood's warehouse district.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After renovations, the building will house four screening rooms, as well as classrooms and film production space. The organization hopes to have the new facilities open by September</span></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:28:28 +0000 Erin Keane 8701 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Film Society Moves to Portland Neighborhood Sound on Film Podcast: Louisville's Mike Fitzer Talks 'Pleased to Meet Me' and Kentucky Filmmaking http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-louisvilles-mike-fitzer-talks-pleased-meet-me-and-kentucky-filmmaking <p>Our review of "<span class="c3 c0 c9 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1490017/">The LEGO Movie</a>,</span><span class="c3 c0">" alongside an interview with Louisville-based, Emmy award-winning filmmaker </span><span class="c3 c0 c8 c9"><a class="c1" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1144183/">Mike Fitzer</a></span><span class="c3 c0">&nbsp;ahead of the Kentucky premiere of his film "</span><span class="c3 c0 c9 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://pleasedtomeetmemovie.com/">Pleased to Meet Me</a>.</span><span class="c3 c0">"</span></p><p class="c12 c10"><span class="c0 c3">Plus, news from around the filmosphere, with the latest on Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up to his Oscar nominated documentary "The Act of Killing," and heavyweight casting news for an as-of-yet unnamed Netflix dysfunctional family drama.</span></p><p class="c6"><span class="c3 c0">Robert Kahne fills in for regular host Chris Ritter, who is out of town on a film project for the next few weeks, but joins the conversation via phone from Sebago Lake, Maine. </span></p><p class="c6"><span class="c3 c0">Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.</span></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c0 c4">Subscribe to Sound on Film using this </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/53/rss">link</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Find us on Facebook </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://www.facebook.com/SoundOnFilmWFPL">here</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Find us on Twitter </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://twitter.com/soundonfilmWFPL">here</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Questions? 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Contact us at film@wfpl.org.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Special thanks to house band </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://www.discountgunsband.com/">Discount Guns</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0"><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/134895418&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></span></em></p><p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:46:16 +0000 Chris Ritter 8606 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: Louisville's Mike Fitzer Talks 'Pleased to Meet Me' and Kentucky Filmmaking Sound on Film Podcast: 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' 'Mitt' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-inside-llewyn-davis-mitt <p>In this week's episode, we'll have our review of the Coen brothers' "<span class="c5"><a class="c8" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2042568/">Inside Llewyn Davis</a></span><span class="c0">" as well as the Netflix exclusive documentary “</span><span class="c5"><a class="c8" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1757800/">Mitt</a>,</span><span class="c0">” a behind-the-veil perspective of the former Massachusetts Governor's 2008 and 2012 Presidential campaigns.</span></p><p class="c16 c6"><span class="c0">Plus, a highlight of films from the 2014 </span><span class="c5"><a class="c8" href="http://www.sundance.org/festival/">Sundance Film Festival</a></span><span class="c0">&nbsp;and a remembrance of actor </span><span class="c5"><a class="c8" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000450/">Philip Seymour Hoffman</a></span><span class="c0">.</span></p><p class="c2"><span class="c0">Robert Kahne fills in for regular host Chris Ritter, who is out of town on a film project for the next few weeks, but joins the conversation via phone from Meredith, New Hampshire. </span></p><p class="c2"><span class="c0">Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.</span></p><p class="c2"><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/133705352&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 13:31:41 +0000 Chris Ritter 8528 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' 'Mitt' Jewish Film Festival Showcases International Perspectives http://wfpl.org/post/jewish-film-festival-showcases-international-perspectives <p></p><p>The annual Jewish Film Festival opens in Louisville this week.Programmed by Jewish Community of Louisville and screened at various locations, including Village 8 Cinema, the annual Jewish Film Festival is has become a predominantly&nbsp; foreign-language film festival, too.</p><p>This year’s films hail from Israel, Poland, the Netherlands and France, with one documentary hailing from the United States.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:08:25 +0000 Erin Keane 8440 at http://wfpl.org Jewish Film Festival Showcases International Perspectives Sound on Film Podcast: 'Her,' 'The Act of Killing' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-her-act-killing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this episode, our review of Academy Award Best Picture nominee "</span><span class="c1 c0" style="line-height: 1.5;"><a class="c6" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1798709/">Her</a></span><span class="c0" style="line-height: 1.5;">" from “Where the Wild Things Are” director Spike Jonze, as well as the startling documentary "</span><span class="c1 c0" style="line-height: 1.5;"><a class="c6" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2375605/">The Act of Killing</a></span><span class="c0" style="line-height: 1.5;">," itself a nominee in the Best Doc category.</span> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Chris Ritter 8430 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: 'Her,' 'The Act of Killing' Oscar Nominees For Best Picture Include 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' http://wfpl.org/post/best-picture-nominees-include-captain-phillips-gravity Let the arguments begin over who and which film should have been nominated but weren't.<p>This year's nominees for Oscars from the <a href="http://www.oscars.org/" target="_blank">Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences</a> were just announced and they include:<p><strong>Best Picture</strong><p><em>-- American Hustle</em><p><em>-- Captain Phillips</em><p><em>-- Dallas Buyers Club</em><p><em>-- Gravity</em><p><em>-- Her</em><p><em>-- Nebraska</em><p><em>-- Philomena</em><p><em>-- 12 Years a Slave</em><p><em>-- The Wolf of Wall Street</em><p>The <a href="http://oscar.go.com/nominees" target= Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:29:15 +0000 Mark Memmott 8261 at http://wfpl.org Oscar Nominees For Best Picture Include 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity'