by Meredith Brody Chef (2014) seems to have been designed with EatDrinkFilms and me in mind: a heartfelt movie about a Los Angeles restaurant chef whose over-the-top response to a blogger’s bad review is captured on video, and whose dissemination on social media precipitates both his firing and a midlife crisis that leads him back to […]
by Meredith Brody Releasing a movie is always a hectic business, but especially so when you’re the producer-directors of an independently produced documentary and are willing to travel with your film. I managed to sit down for dinner with Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller in San Francisco on a Monday night between two trips to […]
Part Two- What I Will Be Seeing By Meredith Brody May 4, 2022 I learned my lesson early with the San Francisco Silent Film Festival: GO TO EVERYTHING. The first year I attended, I cherry-picked only the movies I hadn’t seen before. The ones I went to were such a revelation – both in the […]
Part One: Not Feeling Festive By Meredith Brody May 3, 2022 The pandemic disrupted virtually (pun unintended, but hiya, Dr. Freud!) every aspect of my life, but none more thoroughly or dismayingly than the one that contributed most of its bliss, excitement, and travel (not to mention remuneration, once I’d written about them): attending film […]
By Meredith Brody I really didn’t know if I was going to the 48th Telluride Film Festival this year. I had a pass in hand, but booking flights, finding a place to stay, and especially reserving a rental car seemed beyond me.
By Meredith Brody The programmers at the 42nd Mill Valley Film Festival (October 3rd through 13th) have saved some of the best for last – plums are studded through the second half of the festival (Click film titles to open a new window taking you to full details, showtimes and ticket purchase), including on Wednesday […]