Ep 571: Francesco Zippel • Ben Fowlie & Samara Chadwick

Aug 29, 2019

[4 mins. 30 secs.] The Rome-based director of "Friedkin Uncut", Francesco Zippel is up first. The documentary about the seminal director William Friedkin ("The French Connection", "The Exorcist") is currently in theaters. It is being held over for a second week at the Village East (where Filmwax Radio did a Q&A with the filmmaker last Friday) and at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles.

[30 mins. 22 secs.] The core team behind the much regarded documentary film festival, the Camden International Film Festival, artistic director & co-founder, Ben Fowlie, and senior programmer, Samara Grace Chadwick, are the guests in the second segment. The festival, now going into its 15th season, takes place September 12th through the 15th in Camden, Maine. The slate includes 38 feature works of non-fiction, 51 shorts, and 17 immersive experiences from some 35 countries. Don't miss this great conversation about a film festival that has figured out how to serve the Camden community, as well as the documentary community. Visit the website for tickets and more details.

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