Yes Men, They Can. “The Yes Men Fix the World” opened in the UK today. They’ll begin fixing U.S. theaters in October.
In Filmmaker Magazine, Esther B. Robinson uncovers “A Filmmaker’s Glamorous Life” as she learns that many of today’s working filmmakers have day jobs too.
The Coen Brothers will release the existential black comedy, “A Serious Man,” in October.
Marc Savlov of The Austin Chronicle finds A First-Class Seat to Stargazing chatting to the principals of the space travel documentary “Man on a Mission.”
One Film Wonder: At the 1959 Cannes Film Festival, “Araya” by Margot Benacerraf shared the International Critics Prize with Alain Resnais’ “Hiroshima, Mon Amour.” Milestone Films has restored Benacerraf’s evocatively shot film, which illustrates life in a Venezuelan salt mining village, during its 50th anniversary year. The 82-year-old Benacerraf has been influentially immersed in supporting and promoting Venezuelan art for decades but “Araya” remains the director’s only feature-length film.