New York natives Josh and Benny Safdie are the Safdie Brothers. Remember the name, these kids are going places. This weekend marks the final days of the brothers two-week summer series Emotional Sloppy Manic Cinema, which features films they directed and selected for screening at BAM. We spoke to Josh Safdie about his craft.
Performance artist, producer and director Sini Anderson appeared last month at the Franklin Park Reading Series and recently announced she is directing a documentary about her long time friend Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre fame.
“Great reporting and great journalism have always been the exception to the rule,” Carl Bernstein said after a screening of All The President’s Men at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Saturday night. For more of the discussion, click through to watch a short video clip.
The photographer Patrick McMullan, best known on the celebrity and socialite party circuit, was introducing his intoxicated son around outside of the PowerHouse Arena last Friday night.
Voletta Wallace, mother of the Notorious B.I.G., along with the cast, director, and writers of Notorious, which she co-produced, spoke to a captivated audience at the Brooklyn Academy of Music about the process of making the biopic of her son.
On the day before Thanksgiving, at the corner of Prospect Place and Washington Avenue, Harvey Keitel put back the driver’s seat of a vintage ambulance and caught a little shut-eye. Looking like his role as the similarly vice-ridden cop in the 1992 film Bad Lieutenant, Mr. Keitel awaited set-up for his next scene as Lieutenant Gene Hunt on the ABC show Life On Mars.