Category: Directors

Director Hanna Polak

Academy Award Nominee Hanna Polak’s latest documentary is “Something Better To Come.” Hanna is a Polish director, cinematographer and producer. For her short documentary film, “The Children of Leningradsky,” about a community of homeless children living in the Leningradsky railway station in Moscow, she was nominated for an Academy Award and an Emmy Award. In 2003, she was awarded Best Producer of Documentary Movies at the Kraków Film Festival for Railway Station Ballad.

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The Black Panthers

Stanley Nelson 2_0

Legendary Documentarian Stanley Nelson, Jr. talks about his new documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution.” Then we are joined by Director of Programming for DOC NYC 2015 Basil Tsiokos. DOC NYC 2015 runs November 12-19. Stanley Nelson’s other films include “Freedom Riders,” “Jonestown: The Life & Death of People’s Temple,” “The Murder of Emmett Till,” “A Place of Our Own,” “Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice,” and “Wounded Knee.”

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George Carlin & National Lampoon

Kelly Carlin is author of “A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George” detailing what it’s like to be the daughter of the world’s greatest comedian. Also Doug Tirola director of a new documentary about The National Lampoon “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead – The Story Of The National Lampoon.” Plus Comic Kevin Bartini.

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Bonnie McFarlane


Comedian Bonnie McFarlane is the director of one of David’s favorite documentaries “Women Aren’t Funny. Her new book “You’re Better Than Me” comes out in February. She also hosts the wildly popular podcast “My Wife Hates Me” with her wildly unpopular husband Comic Rich Vos. On today’s show Bonnie and David share their love for Rich.

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Marlon Brando

Director of LISTEN TO ME MARLON Stevan Riley. Then Jeff Maurer, comedian and writer for HBO’s LAST WEEK/TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. Visit us at LISTEN TO ME MARLON is a documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brandon recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend’s story. It’s playing at at theater near you and will soon be on Showtime.

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