February 13, 2013 - 12:00pm
The Floyd Theater is now accepting submissions for the upcoming Floyd Film Festi
A celebration of indie short film. Do you have what it takes?
I've said it before. I'm sure I'll say it many times again. Louisville is a good city for independent filmmakers. How many people grow up wanting to make movies? I did. My friends did. Kids dream of moving to L.A., getting “discovered,” being famous. Or maybe you don't...
February 12, 2013 - 10:52am
The University of Louisville presents the International Film Festival
Three films from three continents in three days - all for free!
February is gearing up to be a good month for foreign film. We are smack in the middle of the French Film Festival at U of L, which we have discussed; the Oscars are coming up, which will showcase a number of excellent foreign films, both shorts and features; and, most excitingly, within then next...
February 7, 2013 - 11:15am
The U of L French Film Festival presents 'Le Havre'
The French Film Festival continues with Finland's submission to consideration for this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
I went to France once. It was two and a half years ago. That is a long time; it doesn't feel like quite so long – my memories are still quite vivid. It's the best trip I've ever taken. France is beautiful. I was there for three weeks: two in Montpellier, in the south, near the...
February 1, 2013 - 11:15am
The Floyd Theater presents 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'
Stephen Chbosky's young adult novel comes to life on the big screen this weekend at the Floyd
I was introduced to a book in my late teens: Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower. It was a fast read – it only took me two days or so – and it was incredible to my young mind. It was, of course, written for my age group: awkward teenagers. Of course, as I was raised...
January 31, 2013 - 11:30am
The U of L French Film Festival presents 'The Princess of Montpensier'
The French Film Festival kicks off with Bertrand Tavernier's most recent effort.
I first fell in love with foreign film when I was 18, a lonely young adult trapped in a small college town in Middle-of-Nowhere, Idaho. I was shy and bad at meeting people and making friends. I watched a lot of movies. Naturally. It was Tom Tykwer's Run Lola Run that really opened me up to the...