Today at Filmwell: Meet Lee Isaac Chung! A 2-Part Conversation

I'm thrilled to share my interview with Lee Isaac Chung, director of Munyurangabo, today at Filmwell. Part One Part Two Chung also shared an essay, published at Filmwell, about his experiences and approach to filmmaking. You can bet his movie will be in my short list of favorites for 2009. It's easily my favorite so far. My review will be up at Image next week. … [Read more...]

What is “Munyurangabo”? And Why Do You Need to Know About It?

Of all the films I saw in 2008, two stood out above the rest. … [Read more...]

Hughes: Don’t miss Munyurangambo, "far and away the best debut I saw all year"

Darren Hughes, a moviegoer whose recommendations have led me to some memorable and profoundly inspiring films over the last few years, has just posted about another one I'm adding to my must-see list. He writes: Munyurangabo was one of my favorite films of 2007 and was far and away the best debut I saw all year. I'm really eager to see what [filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung] does next. His in-depth article about the film, which includes a conversation with the filmmaker, has just been published in … [Read more...]