Sunday’s Best Director nominees at the Academy Awards would surely be able to name a pivotal cinematic moment in their lives; a film that catapulted a life-long dedication to the art of filmmaking. A new book looks to discover and dissect some of those moments.
When he was a little boy, Victor Dashuk was scared that if he misbehaved, he would be locked inside a rabbit cage. Now 64-years old, Dashuk feels he is living in what he calls “freedom in a cage” in his native Belarus.
Roger Ebert named "Scrappers" one of the best documentaries of 2010. The film follows two men who make their living dumpster diving for scrap metal. A few years back, at the height of the scrap metal economy, copper iron or aluminum commanded hundreds of dollars per ton: Not any more.
Friday, "Ebert Presents At the Movies" premieres on Channel 11/WTTW. The show’s format has been tweaked a little but it will still be anchored by two hosts. Joining the Associated Press’s Christy LeMire is a relatively unknown film buff from Chicago, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky.
Why, yes he is...from the 61st Cannes Film Festival, considered the most important film festival in the world! Milos Stehlik, Worldview Film Contributor and Director of Chicago's Facets Mulitmedia, brings you the latest updates from the famed fest.