Filmmaker Interview: ‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ with documentary producer Frank Pavich

Roundtable interview by: Gordon K. Smith In 1970, a bizarre, X-rated surrealist western from Mexico entitled EL TOPO became the first midnight movie sensation.   Its star/director/writer, Chilean Alejandro Jodorowsky,  followed it three years later with the similarly trippy THE HOLY MOUNTAIN.  Also hugely popular at that time were the fantasy/science-fiction novels of Frank Herbert, Dune […]

Filmmaker Roundtable Interview: Cast and crew of the movie “True Tales” – life and times of Dallas stripper Nancy Myers, aka Tammi True, and her days headlining at The Carousel Club with boss Jack Ruby

Written by: Gordon K. Smith The opening night event of Dallas VideoFest 26 will be the first public screening of TRUE TALES, a production of AMS Pictures, which looks at the life and times of Dallas stripper Nancy Myers, aka Tammi True, her days headlining at The Carousel Club with boss Jack Ruby, through the […]

Filmmaker Interview – Mark Birnbaum discusses his documentary “Swingman”

By: Gordon K Smith Making its world premiere during the Dallas VideoFest 25 is SWINGMAN. Mark Birnbaum’s documentary tells the story of a Fort Worth firefighter’s life and emotional journey after a biking accident left him a quadriplegic, and does so with without ever resorting to schmaltz or sentimentality. We met with Mark, the subject […]

Filmmaker Interview: Director Neal Miller on His Film “Raising Flagg” Starring Alan Arkin

By: Mut Asheru Longtime, independent filmmaker Neal Miller took a moment out of his busy schedule to speak with Knowshi.com. His current project is RAISING FLAGG a film featuring Alan Arkin, Lauren Holly and Barbara Dana among others. He reveals how the film came together and also opens up about his film career. “Raising Flagg” actually took […]