Director: Mark Wexler Topic: A son turns the camera on his famous father, cinematographer Haskell Wexler, in an attempt to bridge the gulf in their difficult relationship, while at the same time…
With its low-key naturalism and social conscience on its sleeve, "Maria Full of Grace" could have been seen as merely a well-meant investigation of yet another of life's unbearable sadnesses, Latin…
Movie actors have always needed ways to pass the time on the set between takes, but Italian thesps Francesco Cabras and Alberto Molinari took the rare step of using the breaks to film a documentary.
Founder Allison Anders had an epiphany at the end of a screening of rock concert film "The T.A.M.I. Show" at this year's festival in Hollywood.
Woody Harrelson couldn't resist a political jab at the Maui Film Fest. At the June 16-20 fest with his "Go Further" docu -- which extols hemp as a fuel source -- and to pick up an award for activism…
A record setting 20,000-plus admissions and a burst of exposure on CNN helped give the Maui Film Festival a leg up in its bid for greater recognition by the industry as the fifth annual event…
In the late '80s, the market for spec screenplays went through the roof, and agents developed a system for funneling the demand into ever-higher paydays for the writer.
One state, various islands, five film commissioners. For newcomers to Hawaii production, it can be a tad confusing to sort out where and how to best do business. On the opposite side, state filming…
Haleakala, Maui's famous volcano, may be long dormant, but there's a new force of nature at work on the landscape of the Valley Isle.
Screen scribes are enjoying an increasing presence in bookstores, where scripts published as slim trade paperbacks appear simultaneous with a movie's release.
Cold Mountain: The Journey From Book to Film." "The Making of 'Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.' " "In America: A Portrait of the Film." "The Art of 'Finding Nemo.' "