An unusual look at a fiercely independent style of filmmaking that arose from Austin, Texas in the 1980s/early 90’s and how Linklater’s films sparked a low budget, in your own backyard movement in this country and around the world.
A bastion of the Texas filmmaking community, Richard Linklater has gone from indie darling to Oscar®-nominated director. This inspirational documentary portrait mixes archive footage with extensive interviews, in a bid to find out what makes one of the most affable filmmakers in the business tick.
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Alain Resnais, 1956, France
Dziga Vertov, 1929, Soviet Union
Chris Marker, 1983, France
Jia Zhangke, 2008, China
Jørgen Leth,Lars von Trier, 2003, Denmark
Robert J. Flaherty, 1922, United States
Stephen Kijak, 2006, United Kingdom
Steven Sebring, 2008, United States
Stuart Samuels, 2005, Canada